When investors examine a company before a stock buy, how do they know they can trust the books? The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission mandates that companies report their numbers using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to further its missions of promoting investor protection and market integrity. Since some two-thirds of U.S. investors own securities issued by foreign companies, the SEC has flirted with the notion of abandoning homegrown GAAP in favor of International Financial Reporting Standards.
August 01, 2014
The School of Accountancy is ready for the new academic year to begin, having earned top grades this
Kate Armstrong (B.S. Accountancy, Supply Chain Management ’14) can remember going to the toy store
Research uncovers insights that guide the practice of accounting and opens up new avenues of inquiry.