Multinational corporate managers, financial analysts, and accountants disagree on what constitutes the appropriate process of translating and consolidating foreign financial statements into US financial statements. In this book, first published in 1993, the author examines financial accounting regarding foreign currency translation for and by multinational corporations by developing: (a) an historical background for the topic, (b) a comparative analysis of two foreign currency translation accounting standards, (c) a topical review of relevant prior research, and (d) a study of multinational corporate managers’ actions when they face a choice between two accounting standards. This title will be of interest to students of business studies.
Acknowledgments; Abstract; 1. Introduction 2. SFAS 52 in Perspective 3. SFAS 52 Compared to SFAS 8 4. Literature Review 5. Methodology 6. Results 7. Conclusions; Appendixes; References; Index
The volumes in this set, originally published between 1955 and 1993, draw together research by leading academics in the area of multinationals and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine foreign investment and currency translation, environmental control issues and the impact of multinationals on the British economy. This set will be of particular interest to students of business studies.