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The true and fair view override in the European Accounting Directives

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  • Karel Van Hulle
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    This paper looks into the origin of the true and fair view override in the European Accounting Directives. It explains the meaning of the true and fair view override within the context of the Directives and how this principle has been implemented by the Member States of the European Union. The paper also compares the true and fair concept adopted in IAS 1 with the similar concept contained in the Accounting Directives. The paper concludes by emphasizing the usefulness of the true and fair view override within the context of an accounting regime based on a conceptual framework.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal European Accounting Review.

    Volume (Year): 6 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 711-720

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    Handle: RePEc:taf:euract:v:6:y:1997:i:4:p:711-720
    DOI: 10.1080/09638189700000012
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