Monthly Archives: February 2018

Earnings management – Legal or Unethical

It is difficult to explain if Earnings management is legal or not, but it is the creative methods of using different accounting techniques to make financial statements look better. Now that doesn’t exactly sound like a legal thing to do, … Continue reading

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Audit Committee best practices

There are certain audit committee chairpersons and audit committees who demonstrate good practices to improve governance and ensure the integrity of financial reporting. These can be put down as easy habits that could be implemented by all members of audit … Continue reading

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Audit Committees, Boards and IFRS 9 towards better governance

. Boards delegate their responsibility towards ensuring integrity of financial reporting to audit committees in listed companies and others use their CFO for the oversight of financial reporting. Legal and regulatory compliance is noted as a significant challenge for audit … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day ‘The smile on your face’

My Valentine’s Day satirical song writing continues this year as well to poke fun at those auditors supporting management to manipulate accounts for the survival of both parties. Satirical essays are often aimed at political candidates, office behavior or situations … Continue reading

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