Unit vii case study mba 6601


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Read the case study indicated below, and answer the following questions: 

James, M. L. (2010). Accounting for business       combinations and the    convergence of International Financial Reporting       Standards with U.S. Generally    Accepted Accounting Principles: A case      study.  Journal of the International    Academy for Case Studies, 16(1),      95-108. Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.libraryresources.columbiasouthern.edu/docview/845495985?accountid=33337 

  1. What key financial ratios will be affected by the adoption of FAS  141R                                and FAS 160? What will be the likely effect?
  2. Could any of the  recent and forthcoming changes affect the company’s                                acquisition strategies and  potentially its  growth?
  3. What were FASB’s primary reasons for issuing  FAS 141R and FAS 160?
  4. What are qualifying SPEs? Do they exist under  IFRS? What is the effect of                                FAS 166 eliminating the concept of qualifying SPEs       on     the             convergence     of       accounting standards?
  5. If the company adopts  IFRS, what changes should management be aware                                of?
  6. What are the  principle differences between IFRS and U.S. GAAP?

Your submission should be a minimum of three pages in length in APA style;      however, a title page, a running head, and an abstract are not required. Be       sure  to cite and reference all quoted or paraphrased material appropriately in    APA  style.

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