The importance of accounting standards
A PricewaterhouseCoopers case study

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Pricewaterhousecoopers 4 Image 1The example of Global Oil demonstrates the financial reporting standards that must be considered when preparing a company’s accounts. More standards are expected as the complexities of business transactions grow and accounting practice adapts to keep up with these changes. Such changes already observed in business are the use of derivatives and financial ‘instruments’.

At PricewaterhouseCoopers, the ABAS teams are experts in their field of knowledge and exercise their judgement in interpreting how these standards apply to different companies. The implementation of the standards can vary according to the type of industry and even between companies in the same industrial sector. In order to ensure the best possible interpretation, the ABAS teams need to have a good understanding of the client’s business and industry sector.

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