Will the real shareholder value please stand out?
- Professional Services / Law. Solnik, Claude // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);12/13/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 58, Economic Forecast p1B
Focuses on the business accounting practice in New York. Impact of several financial scandals on the accounting practice; Apprehensions of accountants for the year 2003; Implications of regulatory changes.
- Buying Big Assetsï¿½The Second Hand Gamble. Preece, Douglas // Credit Management;Mar2002, p36
No abstract available.
- It's the Last Word--Guaranteed. Hayes, Barbara // Business Credit;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p4
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience while collecting debt from one of the partners of an inactive business.
- Credit insurer reports increased bad debts. Smith, Richard // Credit Management;Dec97, p14
Reports on the increased trend of irrevocable debts and business insolvencies in the second quarter of 1996 and 1997. Types of failure and industry sector; Bad debts forecast for 1997 and 1998.
- Accountants not to blame. // Accountancy;Jul1991, Vol. 108 Issue 1175, p15
Reports on the study conducted by Cambridge University's Cliff Pratten on corporate failures in Great Britain. Factors contributing to the growth in corporate failures; Role of the accounting profession in reducing the rate of failures.
- HOW TO STOP YOUR CLIENTS GOING OUT OF BUSINESS. Finn, Paul // Accountancy;Jul1991, Vol. 108 Issue 1175, p109
Describes an approach that could be adopted by the accounting profession to help clients prevent business failures. Enhancement of clients' commercial awareness and sense of timing; Differences between profitability and insolvency; Reconstruction schemes outside of receivership.
- TAKING THE HARDER WAY OUT. Turton, Richard // Accountancy;Dec1986, Vol. 98 Issue 1120, p24
Suggests that insolvency practitioners should be equally skilled at helping a business to survive while they are presiding over its closure. Establishment of the Insolvency Practitioners Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales; Duties and qualifications of...
- NASTY BUSINESS. Vlessing, Etan // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;2/26/2002, Vol. 372 Issue 16, p28
Draws parallelism between the collapse of U.S. energy company Enron and the Canadian media sector in the late nineteen nineties due to accounting irregularities. Deceptiveness of Canadian accounting rules when compared against Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; Expanse of the problems in...
- Audit partners live dangerously. Thomas, Tony // BRW;6/15/2001, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p88
Describes the negative impact of business failures on auditing firm partners. Case examples illustrating the various liabilities to which accounting firms are exposed; Areas of possible negligence of practice; Strategies recommended for resolving risks.