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Fair-value accounting: A cautionary tale from Enron


  • Benston, George J.


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  • Benston, George J., 2006. "Fair-value accounting: A cautionary tale from Enron," Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Elsevier, vol. 25(4), pages 465-484.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jappol:v:25:y:2006:i:4:p:465-484

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    1. Wally Smieliauskas & Russell Craig & Joel Amernic, 2008. "A Proposal to Replace 'True and Fair View' With 'Acceptable Risk of Material Misstatement'," Abacus, Accounting Foundation, University of Sydney, vol. 44(3), pages 225-250.
    2. Ilanit Gavious & Dafna Schwartz, 2009. "The Valuation Implications of Sales Growth in Start-up Ventures," Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management, vol. 13(2), pages 1-24, Fall.
    3. Russell Craig & Wally Smieliauskas & Joel Amernic, 2014. "Assessing Conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Using Expert Accounting Witness Evidence and the Conceptual Framework," Australian Accounting Review, CPA Australia, vol. 24(3), pages 200-206, September.
    4. Sanders Shaffer, 2012. "Evaluating the impact of fair value accounting on financial institutions: implications for accounting standards setting and bank supervision," Risk and Policy Analysis Unit Working Paper QAU12-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
    5. Barker, Richard & Schulte, Sebastian, 2017. "Representing the market perspective: Fair value measurement for non-financial assets," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 56(C), pages 55-67.
    6. William L. Smith & David M. Boje & Kevin D. Melendrez, 2010. "The financial crisis and mark-to-market accounting: An analysis of cascading media rhetoric and storytelling," Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 7(3), pages 281-303, August.
    7. Dana Dvořáková, 2011. "Fair Value Measurement in Financial Reporting," European Financial and Accounting Journal, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2011(1), pages 60-75.
    8. Paweł Mielcarz & Paweł Wnuczak, 2011. "DCF Fair Value Valuation, Excessive Assetes and Hidden Inefficiencies," Contemporary Economics, University of Finance and Management in Warsaw, vol. 5(4), December.
    9. Saher Aqel, 2012. "The IASB and FASB Convergence Process: Current Developments," Acta Universitatis Danubius. OEconomica, Danubius University of Galati, issue 2(2), pages 83-105, April.
    10. Nino Serdarevic, 2012. "Constructing Accounting Uncertainity Estimates Variable," "e-Finanse", University of Information Technology and Management, Institute of Financial Research and Analysis, vol. 8(3), pages 62-75, October.
    11. George J. Benston & Michael Bromwich & Alfred Wagenhofer, 2006. "Principles- versus rules-based accounting standards: the FASB's standard setting strategy," Abacus, Accounting Foundation, University of Sydney, vol. 42(2), pages 165-188.

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