Introduction.- Corporate Collapse: Regulatory, Accounting and Ethical Failure.- Post-Enron Reform: Financial Statement Insurance and GAAP Re-visited.- Accounting Standard Setting in Two Political Contexts.- Constituents' Participation in the IASC/IASB's Due Process of International Accounting Standard Setting: A Longitudinal Analysis.- A Crisis of Identity? A Juxtaposing Auditor Liability and the Value of Audit.- The Corporate Governance Effects of Audit Committee.- The Role of Debt Contracts and Debt Covenants in Corporate Governance: Reflections on Evolution and Innovation.- Regulation, Bonding and the Quality of Financial Statements.- Fair Value and the IASB/FASB Conceptual Framework Project: An Alternative View.- A Comparison of Historical Cost and Fair Value Accounting Systems: General and Some Regulatory Concerns.- IASB ED Management Commentary versus European Regulation: The Impact on Management's Reports of Companies Listed on Italian Stock Exchange.- Do Attributes of Management's Explanations of Financial Performance Matter for Analysts? An International Perspective.- The Consequences to Managers for Financial Misrepresentation.- National Standard-Setters' Lobbying: An Analysis of its Role in the IFRS 2 Due Process.- Current State and Future Challenges of the IFRS: Some Thoughts.- Index.
Features contributions from an international array of experts, who have convened in a series of workshops over a period of more than a decade
Explores the role of accounting standards, practices, and policies in the financial crisis of 2008
Covers such timely topics as corporate governance, international oversight boards, and financial disclosure ¿