Fair Value Measurements/ Testing for goodwill

Jan 30th, 2014
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Question description

  • Question number 1:
  • From the e-Activity, in terms of which takes precedence and provides the most information, evaluate the potential interaction of IFRS13 fair value measurement with other IFRS fair value measurement standards. Create an argument for the increased disclosure requirements under IFRS 13 as compared to other IFRS standards addressing fair value measurement. Provide support for your argument.
  • Examine the main problems that an entity may encounter, and determine the highest and best use for fair value measurements under IFRS 13. Identify and provide alternative recommendations that can be used for determining fair value of assets when active markets are not available.

  • Question 2:

    • From the case study, compare the disclosure notes provided in Nestle, Swatch Group, and Royal Bank of Scotland with the disclosure notes of News Corp and CBS Corporation. Explain which disclosure notes are more informative to the stakeholders in the evaluation of the financial statements.
    • Contrast the difference between the impairment testing of goodwill and the impairment testing requirements for other assets. Examine the purpose of the differences identified in testing impairment of goodwill and other assets.

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