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Comparaison du droit comptable allemand et du droit comptable français : une approche systémique

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  • Richard, Jacques

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  • Benkel, Muriel

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This paper augments the existing literature related to the concistency concept that critically discusses the meaning of « consistency », its theoretical restraints and its practicability. An interpretation of the consistency concept using systems theory leads to the conclusion that « consistency » is to be interpreted as a « social equilibrium » of a national accounting system. Therefore an historical grown interpretation of « consistency » cannot be used as an appraisal benchmark for foreign accounting systems. This concern corresponds with the usual criticism addressed to the normative concistency notion. Despite this criticism the paper argues that the consistency discourse can result in an essential contribution to the development of an accepted, theoretically well-founded international accounting system.

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  • Benkel, Muriel, 2013. "Comparaison du droit comptable allemand et du droit comptable français : une approche systémique," Economics Thesis from University Paris Dauphine, Paris Dauphine University, number 123456789/13661 edited by Richard, Jacques.
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    Keywords

    Cohérence interne; Droit comptable allemand; Droit comptable français; Ifrs; Théorie systémique; Consystency; German accounting law; French Accounting law; System theory;

    JEL classification:

    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting
    • K22 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - Business and Securities Law

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