Essays about: "Impairment-testing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the word Impairment-testing.

  1. 1. Disclosure of Goodwill Impairment-Testing in a time of Great Uncertainty - a Study on Large Public European Firms

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Ellen Daver; Helena Hellström; [2021]
    Keywords : Disclosure quality; Goodwill; Impairment-testing; IAS 36; Crisis;

    Abstract : In this paper, we investigate firms' disclosure quality of goodwill impairment-testing under IAS 36, and whether it changes when there is a sudden increase in uncertainty in the macroeconomic environment, as experienced during the Covid-19 crisis in 2020. We define disclosure quality as the transparency in the reporting of the goodwill impairment-testing process and we proxy this as the width of information components disclosed under IAS 36. READ MORE

  2. 2. To what extent do firms comply with IAS 36? : A study based on firms listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Stina Skyttner; Nora Wennertorp; [2017]
    Keywords : Impairment testing of Goodwill; IAS 36 paragraph 134; Compliance; Financial Reporting;

    Abstract : Title - To what extent do firms comply with IAS 36?: A study based on firms listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.Level - Master thesis in business administration.Authors - Stina Skyttner and Nora Wennertorp.Supervisors - Arne Fagerström and Saeid Homayoun. READ MORE

  3. 3. Compliance with IAS 36, paragraph 134 : The influence of company characteristics on companies' compliance level

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Jens Fjellvind; Niklas Eriksson; [2016]
    Keywords : Goodwill; Impairment testing; IAS 36; Paragraph 134; Compliance level; Disclosure; NASDAQ OMX Stockholm;

    Abstract : The standard concerning the impairment testing for goodwill is often considered to be one of the most difficult standards in IFRS to comply with, which is largely due to the subjective and complex nature of the standard. Despite, the obvious issues with the standard it has remained fairly unaltered since its implementation back in 2005. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Value Relevance of Goodwill Impairments on European Stock Markets -An Event Study of European Stock Markets' Short-Term Behavior to Released Information Regarding Goodwill Impairments

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : David Sennerstam; Tobias Fahlqvist; [2014-06-05]
    Keywords : Goodwill; Goodwill Impairment; IAS 36; Value Relevance; Event Study; Cumulative;

    Abstract : Background and Discussion: In 2002 the EU decided to force all European listed companies to adopt the standards issued by the IASB for their consolidated financial statements. As a result of the IFRS implementation, amortization of goodwill is no longer permitted. Instead, goodwill must be tested for yearly impairment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cross-country differences in goodwill impairment - A study of the use of discount rates, terminal growth rates, and cash-generating units under IFRS from 2005 to 2013

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Johan Collin; Josefin Kihlgren; [2014]
    Keywords : IFRS 3; IAS 36; Goodwill; Impairment testing; Discount rate;

    Abstract : This study investigates the cross-country use of elemental components under IFRS when testing for goodwill impairments with the value in use-method. The study is based on the aspect of accounting conservatism and studies 290 large listed companies in three countries: the U.K., Sweden, and Germany, during the period of 2005-2013. READ MORE