HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

Accounting Networks And Associations
Accounting networks and associations are professional services networks whose principal purpose is to provide members resources to assist the clients around the world and hence reduce the uncertainty by bringing together a greater number of resources to work on a problem.The networks and associations operate independently of the independent members. The largest accounting networks are known as the Big Four.Contents1 The Big Four 2 History of accounting networks and associations2.1 Foundations 2.2 Multidisciplinary expansion 2.3 Recent Global Ranking3 Vicarious liability 4 Networks versus associations 5 Conflicts of interest 6 Big 4 dominance of public company audits 7 List of Accounting Networks and Associations 8 See also 9 ReferencesThe Big Four[edit] The Big Four are the four largest international professional services networks, offering audit, assurance, tax, consulting, advisory, actuarial, corporate finance, and legal services
[...More...]

"Accounting Networks And Associations" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Middle East
The Middle East[note 1] is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey
Turkey
(both Asian and European), and Egypt
Egypt
(which is mostly in North Africa). The corresponding adjective is Middle Eastern and the derived noun is Middle Easterner. The term has come into wider usage as a replacement of the term Near East
Near East
(as opposed to the Far East) beginning in the early 20th century. Arabs, Turks, Persians, Kurds, and Azeris (excluding Azerbaijan) constitute the largest ethnic groups in the region by population.[2] Minorities of the Middle East
Middle East
include Jews, Baloch, Greeks, Assyrians, and other Arameans, Berbers, Circassians
Circassians
(including Kabardians), Copts, Druze, Lurs, Mandaeans, Samaritans, Shabaks, Tats, and Zazas. In the Middle East, there is also a Romani community
[...More...]

"Middle East" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Asia-Pacific
Asia- Pacific
Pacific
or Asia
Asia
Pacific
Pacific
(abbreviated as APAC, Asia-Pac, AsPac, APJ, JAPA or JAPAC) is the part of the world in or near the Western Pacific
Pacific
Ocean. The region varies in size depending on which context, but it typically includes much of East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania. The term may also include Russia
Russia
(on the North Pacific) and countries in the Americas
Americas
which are on the coast of the Eastern Pacific
Pacific
Ocean; the Asia- Pacific
Pacific
Economic Cooperation, for example, includes Canada, Chile, Russia, Mexico, Peru, and the United States
[...More...]

"Asia-Pacific" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Switzerland
Switzerland
Switzerland
(/ˈswɪtsərlənd/), officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern
Bern
is the seat of the federal authorities.[1][2][note 1] The country is situated in Western-Central Europe,[note 4] and is bordered by Italy
Italy
to the south, France
France
to the west, Germany
Germany
to the north, and Austria
Austria
and Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
to the east. Switzerland
Switzerland
is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi) (land area 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi))
[...More...]

"Switzerland" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
(/ˈlɪktənstaɪn/ ( listen); LIK-tən-styne; German: [ˈlɪçtn̩ʃtaɪn]), officially the Principality
Principality
of Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
(German: Fürstentum Liechtenstein),[7] is a doubly landlocked German-speaking microstate in Central Europe.[8] The principality is a constitutional monarchy headed by the Prince of Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
is bordered by Switzerland
Switzerland
to the west and south and Austria
Austria
to the east and north. It has an area of just over 160 square kilometres (62 square miles), the fourth smallest in Europe, and an estimated population of 37,000
[...More...]

"Liechtenstein" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Europe
Europe
Europe
is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere. It is bordered by the Arctic
Arctic
Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. It comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia. Since around 1850, Europe
Europe
is most commonly considered as separated from Asia
Asia
by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus
Caucasus
Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways of the Turkish Straits.[5] Though the term "continent" implies physical geography, the land border is somewhat arbitrary and has moved since its first conception in classical antiquity
[...More...]

"Europe" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Employee Benefits
Employee
Employee
benefits and (especially in British English) benefits in kind (also called fringe benefits, perquisites, or perks) include various types of non-wage compensation provided to employees in addition to their normal wages or salaries.[1] In instances where an employee exchanges (cash) wages for some other form of benefit is generally referred to as a 'salary packaging' or 'salary exchange' arrangement. In most countries, most kinds of employee benefits are taxable to at least some degree
[...More...]

"Employee Benefits" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

India
India, officially the Republic
Republic
of India
India
(IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya),[e] is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west;[f] China, Nepal, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar
Myanmar
and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India
India
is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the Maldives
[...More...]

"India" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Africa
Africa
Africa
is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (the first being Asia
Asia
in both categories). At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its total land area.[3] With 1.2 billion[1] people as of 2016, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population. The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
to the north, both the Suez Canal and the Red Sea
Red Sea
along the Sinai Peninsula
Sinai Peninsula
to the northeast, the Indian Ocean
Ocean
to the southeast and the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
to the west. The continent includes Madagascar
Madagascar
and various archipelagos
[...More...]

"Africa" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Japan
Coordinates: 35°N 136°E / 35°N 136°E / 35; 136Japan 日本国 Nippon-koku or Nihon-kokuFlagImperial SealAnthem: "Kimigayo" 君が代"His Imperial Majesty's Reign"[2][3] Government
Government
Seal of JapanGo-Shichi no Kiri (五七桐)Area controlled by Japan
[...More...]

"Japan" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Securities Exchange Commission
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
(SEC) is an independent agency of the United States federal government. The SEC holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws, proposing securities rules, and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other activities and organizations, including the electronic securities markets in the United States.[2] In addition to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which created it, the SEC enforces the Securities Act of 1933, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, the Investment
Investment
Company Act of 1940, the Investment
Investment
Advisers Act of 1940, the Sarbanes–Oxley Act
Sarbanes–Oxley Act
of 2002, and other statutes
[...More...]

"Securities Exchange Commission" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Enron Scandal
The Enron
Enron
scandal, publicized in October 2001, eventually led to the bankruptcy of the Enron
Enron
Corporation, an American energy company based in Houston, Texas, and the de facto dissolution of Arthur Andersen, which was one of the five largest audit and accountancy partnerships in the world. In addition to being the largest bankruptcy reorganization in American history at that time, Enron
Enron
was cited as the biggest audit failure.[1] Enron
Enron
was formed in 1985 by Kenneth Lay
Kenneth Lay
after merging Houston
Houston
Natural Gas and InterNorth
[...More...]

"Enron Scandal" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Quality Control
Quality control, or QC for short, is a process by which entities review the quality of all factors involved in production. ISO 9000 defines quality control as "A part of quality management focused on fulfilling quality requirements".[1] This approach places an emphasis on three aspects (enshrined in standards such as ISO 9001)[2][3]:Elements such as controls, job management, defined and well managed processes,[4][5] performance and integrity criteria, and identification of records Competence, such as knowledge, skills, experience, and qualifications Soft elements, such as personnel, integrity, confidence, organizational culture, motivation, team spirit, and quality relationships. Inspection
Inspection
is a major component of quality control, where physical product is examined visually (or the end results of a service are analyzed)
[...More...]

"Quality Control" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of AmericaFlagGreat SealMotto:  "In God
God
We Trust"[1][fn 1]Other traditional mottos  "E pluribus unum" (Lat
[...More...]

"United States" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

Legal Liability
In law, liable means "[r]esponsible or answerable in law; legally obligated."[1] Legal liability concerns both civil law and criminal law and can arise from various areas of law, such as contracts, torts, taxes, or fines given by government agencies. The claimant is the one who seeks to establish, or prove, liability. Claimants can prove liability through a myriad of different theories, known as theories of liability. Which theories of liability are available in a given case depends on nature of the law in question
[...More...]

"Legal Liability" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

Common Standards
A list of common and basic information standards, that are related by their frequent and widespread use, and which are conventionally used internationally by industry and organizations. In circumstances and situations there are certain methods and systems that are used as benchmarks, guidelines or protocols for communication, measurement, orientation, reference for information, science, symbols and time
[...More...]

"Common Standards" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse
.