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Conservative Accounting Practice - Empirical Evidence On The Provisions Presented In The Financial Statements Of Listed Companies On Bucharest Stock Exchange

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  • Ramona NEAG

    (Professor Phd., Faculty of Economics, Law and Administrative Sciences, Petru Maior University of Tirgu Mures, ROMANIA.)

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Reference to the specialist literature in the field of accounting proves that prudence in accounting is a concept used when preparing financial statements. Although the current conceptual accounting framework issued by IASB no longer makes a presentation of the concept of prudence, the economic environment has not given up preparing financial statements in the spirit of prudence. The analysis of the types of provisions recorded by the companies quoted on the Romanian Stock Exchange (BVB Bucharest) and their typology provides evidence of the existence of accounting conservatism when preparing financial statements, although the accounting regulation does not impose a conduct based on the concept of prudence.

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  • Ramona NEAG, 2016. "Conservative Accounting Practice - Empirical Evidence On The Provisions Presented In The Financial Statements Of Listed Companies On Bucharest Stock Exchange," Curentul Juridic, The Juridical Current, Le Courant Juridique, Petru Maior University, Faculty of Economics Law and Administrative Sciences and Pro Iure Foundation, vol. 67, pages 52-63, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:pmu:cjurid:v:67:y:2016:p:52-63
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    Keywords

    prudence; conservatism; provision; financial statements under IFRS; regulation;

    JEL classification:

    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting

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