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International Financial Reporting Standards An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 053847680X

ISBN-13: 9780538476805

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Belverd E. Needles, Marian Powers

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List price: $47.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 3/24/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English

Marian Powers received her B.S. degree from Chicago State University and her Ph.D. degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition to the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, she has taught financial accounting at the University of Illinois, Chicago, and at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Internationally recognized as a dynamic teacher in executive education, she specializes in teaching nonfinancial managers how to read and understand internal and external financial reports, including the impact of international financial reporting standards (IFRS). Her current research relates to international financial reporting, performance…    

Introduction: The Global Momentum for IFRS
Backgroundof IFRS
The Origin of International Accounting Standards (IAS)
The Road to Convergence
Will IFRS Live Up to Their Promise?
The Structure of IFRS
Overview of IFRS
Framework for the Preparation and Presentation of Financial Statements
Proposed Presentation of Financial Statements
Key Differences Between IFRS and U.S. GAAP
Principles-Based Versus Rules-Based Standards
Income Measurement
Fair Value Measurements
Revenue Recognition
Comprehensive Income and Recycling
Inventory Accounting
Property, Plant, and Equipment Revaluation
Share-Based Payments
IFRS for Private Entities
What are IFRS for SMEs and What is Their Potential Importance to Financial Reporting in the U.S.?
Why and How Were IFRS for SMEs Developed?
Advantages and Disadvantages of SMEs
Key Differences between Full IFRS and IFRS for SMEs
Similarities and Differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS for SMEs
The Current Status and Future of IFRS
Remaining Differences between US GAAP and IFRS
Transitioning to IFRS
Adapting to IFRS
Common Acronyms
IFRS Timeline
Current IFRS and IAS
Selected Websites with IFRS Resources