creative accounting

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creative accounting

nkreative Buchführung f (um einen falschen Eindruck vom erzielten Gewinn zu erwecken)
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On August 8 last year, iSoft said it had suspended Mr Graham as its commercial director after an initial investigation into possible accounting irregularities in the financial years ended April 30 2004 and 2005.
following Tuesday's release of a report by an independent panel investigating accounting irregularities at Nikko Cordial Corp.
Accounting irregularities in financial statements; a definitive guide for litigators, auditors, and fraud investigators.
For instance, in light of recent corporate improprieties, accounting irregularities, financial mismanagement, revenue overstatements, and executive malfeasance, B.
of accounting irregularities and falsifying financial statements.
Shares of Royal Ahold declined following the revelation that the Dutch retailer estimated that it will take an additional $29-million reduction of pretax earnings due to internal investigations into accounting irregularities at its U.
Most recently Ahold found approximately 73 million euros of intentional accounting irregularities related to improper purchase accounting.
True, productivity and stock values skyrocketed but, at the same time, accounting irregularities resulted in a series of crashes, with Enron as the most visible offender.
procedures concerning identification, reporting and investigation of accounting irregularities
Dutch retail giant Royal Ahold NV has said that the Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an inquiry into accounting irregularities at Ahold and its U.
Coming amid an unsettling stock market slide prompted largely by dismal corporate earnings reports and concerns over accounting irregularities, this news was very welcome.