Contemporary Auditing: Real Issues and Cases

Contemporary Auditing: Real Issues and Cases

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Knappa€™s CONTEMPORARY AUDITING: REAL ISSUES AND CASES, Eighth Edition, uses real-world cases to acquaint students with the work environment of auditors. It also helps them recognize the red flags that often accompany problem audits. The eighth edition offers thirteen new cases, including exciting new cases that will familiarize students with the massive economic crisis that the U.S. and global economies have recently faced: New Century Financial Corporation, Madoff Securities, and American International Group (AIG). In addition, five new cases have been added to the International Cases section, examining auditing challenges in Australia, China, India, Japan, Russia, South Africa, and several other countries. Globalization has been the most dramatic trend in the business world over the past few decades, and this section provides the most current, relevant information for faculty and students alike. The eighth edition fully integrates risk assessment standards recently adopted by the auditing community. Professors can use this casebook to supplement the first undergraduate auditing course, as a primary text for a second undergraduate auditing course, or a graduate-level auditing seminar. Selected cases in this text also are suitable for use in financial accounting courses and may be customized into a unique casebook at Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.To solve this problem, Rupert Murdoch goaded TV Guide to launch a hostile takeover bid for Gemstar. ... Thanks to that surging stock price, Henry Yuen became the third wealthiest Asian-American in the United States, according to Forbes magazine. Yuena#39;s net worth of $1.3 billion easily secured him a spot in the Forbes 400, the publicationa#39;s annual compilation of the ... Following the acquisition of TV Guide, Yuena#39;s principal strategic initiative was to use Gemstara#39;s EPG patents and TVanbsp;...

Title:Contemporary Auditing: Real Issues and Cases
Author:Michael C. Knapp
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2010-01-15


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