Readership

This volume is intended for individual researchers, practitioners, regulators and students of accountancy who desire to increase their understanding of the regulation of accountancy.

Table of Contents

PARTI: MAIN PAPERS

Internal Audit Outsourcing: An Analysis of Self-regulation by the Accounting Profession ( Dennis Caplan, Diane Janvrin and James Kurtenbach); International Financial Reporting Standards and New Zealand: Loss of Sector Neutrality (Michael Bradbury and Tony van Zijl); A Content Analysis of the Comprehensive Income Exposure Draft Comment Letters (Alex C. Yen, D. Eric Hirst and Patrick E. Hopkins); The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Legal Implications and Research Opportunities (Stephen Kwaku Asare, Lawrence A. Cunningham and Arnold Wright); Accounting for the New Market In Life Insurance (James H. Thompson and Gregory M. Larson); The Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Firms Going Private (Nancy J. Mohan and Carl R. Chen)

PART II: RESEARCH REPORTS

Perceptions of the Effect of Sarbanes-Oxley on Earnings Management Practices (John E. McEnroe); Reinsurance Accounting Under SFAS 113: An Empirical Examination of its Value Relevance (Jane M. Weiss); The legal and institutional framework for corporate financial reporting practices in South Asia (Muhammad Jahangir Ali and Kamran Ahmed); The Membership of the Accounting Principles Board (Stephen A. Zeff); A Model for the Convergence of Accounting Standards (Shogo Kimura and Hikaru Ogawa)

PART III: FEATURE

Developments in Accounting Regulation: A Synthesis and Annotated Bibliography of Evidence and Commentary in the Academic Literature (2002-2002) (Stephen R. Moehrle and Jennifer A. Reynolds-Moehrle)

PART IV: CAPSULE COMMENTARY

The Impact of Accounting Practices on the Measurement of Net Income and Shareholders’ Equity: Latin American Versus The United States (Mercedes Palacios Manzano, Isabel Martinez Conesa, and Jose Joaquín García Clavel)

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Details

No. of pages:
338
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080569697
Print ISBN:
9780080453934
Print ISBN:
9780080974606

About the editor

Gary Previts

Affiliations and Expertise

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA