By Philip M J Reckers
"Advances in Accounting" was once based to supply a discussion board for discourse between and among educational and practicing accountants on problems with importance to the way forward for the self-discipline. Emphasis was once put on unique remark and artistic study that may substantively enhance our knowing of behavioural and fiscal markets phenomena proper to genuine international offerings. expertise and international pageant have introduced large alterations in company and accounting. a wide range of unsolved questions proceed to problem a career that defies definition and that is consistently reinventing itself. This quantity makes a speciality of questions of the "value extra" by means of accounting details and audit providers. Articles discover the real activity of valuing company entities, and examine demanding situations at the moment confronted via auditors (client choice, pricing behaviour, and audit quality). ultimately, participants deal with the human part of occupation possibilities within the self-discipline and even if enough human assets are flowing into the occupation at the present time. The topic of this collective attempt is new strategies for brand new difficulties.
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The company incurred loss of $529,000 in 1987. It announced an intention to restructure in October 11, 1988. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 2011 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 3011 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AND EXECUTIVE CONTRIBUTIONS TO CORPORATE PACS Kathleen A. Farrell, Philip L. Hersch and Jeffry M. Netter ABSTRACT This paper estimates the determinants of the contributions made by top executives to their ﬁrm’s Political Action Committee (PAC). We ﬁnd that executive’s personal PAC contributions (proxy for the interest of the ﬁrm) are positively related to his shareholdings, income and option holdings (proxies for the interests of the executive).
II. Issuer Speciﬁc Risks Number of Issues Number of Instances a. Civil lawsuits against issuer 5 10 b. Action from federal (IRS,Labor Dept. EPA) State agencies 4 6 c. Ofﬁcer’s background: Felony charges, license suspended (as broker), declared personal bankruptcy 4 5 d. Near term liquidity crisis: low cash, bank debt due, negative working capital, negative bank balance 10 10 e. Product/business weaknesses: no product at developmental stage, loss of major account potential liabilities, hidden liabilities from guarantee given to afﬁliate.
HERSCH AND J. M. NETTER Table 1. Descriptive Statistics for Sample of Executives from Firms Followed by ExeuComp and where the Firms Contributed at Least $10,000 to a Federal PAC in 1995–1996. 0 Director, equals one if the executive was a director but not the CEO. 0 Percent of executives observed to have contributed to PAC Note: The sample size is 1306 for all variables except PAC Contributions for contributors only where N=518. measuring non ﬁrm related wealth would be included as a control variable.
Advances in Accounting, Volume 18 (Advances in Accounting) (Advances in Accounting) by Philip M J Reckers