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By Mike Piper

Locate the entire following defined in Plain-English without technical jargon:
The Accounting Equation and why it's so significant
How to learn and get ready monetary statements
How to calculate and interpret numerous diversified monetary ratios
The options and assumptions in the back of in most cases approved Accounting rules (GAAP)
Preparing magazine entries with debits and credits
Cash strategy vs. accrual method
Inventory and value of products Sold
How to calculate depreciation and amortization bills

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The bank collapsed in 1991 owing $13 billion. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been criticized for not spotting that BCCI, which was founded in 1975, was almost certainly insolvent before 1977. This was 10 years before PwC succeeded in becoming sole auditor of the bank over Ernst & Young. 15 Maxwell – 1991 Robert Maxwell, the founder and Chief Executive of the Maxwell publishing empire, manipulated funds to give the impression that the company was financially liquid, in order to disguise the fact that he had perpetrated a huge fraud, which came to light in 1991.

One, management thought they had better start talking to investors because they could sack the board. Then we had firms being bid for and normally they weren’t the ones which had achieved much. As they tried to defend what they had done, you heard the great cry of short-termism which really meant – we failed to perform for the last three years but don’t worry, we will do for the next three. Suddenly the bulb went on in our brains that we had power and could influence management. Boards also recognised they had to talk to their shareholders.

In fact, Nigel Turnbull’s view on this likelihood has been formally reported: The Turnbull report on internal control is likely to be reviewed in five years time according to Rank Group Finance Director, Nigel Turnbull, the chairman of the English ICA-backed working party behind the review. Speaking at the launch of the paper, which has been endorsed by the Stock Exchange as part of its listing requirements, Turnbull said it did not mark the end of the debate. 33 Californian Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) The US experience is much the same as the UK’s even though their corporate accountability structures and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations differ in some respects.

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