Creative Accounting Exposed

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Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 15, 2009 - Business & Economics - 204 pages
Worldcom, Enron, Parmalat...a succession of financial scandals have made front page news throughout the world in recent times. In this book, the author investigates the origin of creative accounting and explains how and why some companies use these shortcuts to cover different needs. Creative Accounting Exposed is written in a clear, enjoyable style with a wealth of case studies.

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Contents

Revenue Recognition
1
The Great Accounting Fallacy
29
Offbalancesheet Financing
44
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

IGNACIO DE LA TORRE is an economist and lawyer and currently directs the stock market department at USB Investment Bank in Madrid. He has written two previous books.

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