International Accounting

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Peter Walton, Axel Haller, Bernard Raffournier
Cengage Learning EMEA, 2003 - Business & Economics - 521 pages
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The major second edition of International Accounting reflects the rapid move towards international standards over the last five years. International Accounting provides a comprehensive examination of financial accounting practices in all major - and several emerging - industrial nations, including the United States, Australia, Japan, the larger member states of the European Union and Eastern Europe. Each country is analysed by an author who is both a national of the country and an expert in its accounting system. The authors all have a wealth of practical and academic experience. Each country is dealt with in a similar and structured fashion to enable ease of comparison. In addition to the individual country/region studies there are comprehensive chapters dealing with the major conceptual issues such as accounting and auditing in multinational companies, foreign currency translation, international capital markets and financial statement analysis. International Accounting is designed for advanced students of accounting and financial statement analysis at undergraduate, MBA and specialist postgraduate level. The major second edition of International Accounting reflects the rapid move towards international standards over the last five years. International Accounting provides a comprehensive examination of financial accounting practices in all major - and several emerging - industrial nations, including the United States, Australia, Japan, the larger member states of the European Union and Eastern Europe. Each country is analysed by an author who is both a national of the country and an expert in its accounting system. The authors all have a wealth of practical and academic experience. Each country is dealt with in a similar and structured fashion to enable ease of comparison. In addition to the individual country/region studies there are comprehensive chapters dealing with the major conceptual issues such as accounting and auditing in multinational companies, foreign currency translation, international capital markets and financial statement analysis. International Accounting is designed for advanced students of accounting and financial statement analysis at undergraduate, MBA and specialist postgraduate level.
 

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Contents

International Accounting Standards Board
35
Accounting in the United States
66
Accounting in Germany
91
Accounting in France
129
Accounting in the United Kingdom
153
Accounting in Japan
174
Accounting in Italy
195
Accounting in Belgium
219
From communism to capitalism
332
Accounting in the Russian Federation
348
Accounting needs of developing countries
366
Multinational companies and international capital markets
385
Foreign currency translation
405
Segmental reporting
444
The audit of multinationals
471
Accounting differences and financial statement analysis
490

Accounting in the Netherlands
238
Accounting in Spain
253

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About the author (2003)

Peter Walton is professor of accounting at the University of Geneva and visiting professor at the University of Paris Dauphine. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and worked for multinational companies before becoming an academic.

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