“Investments in Common Stock” 

  • What is the rationale for used the Equity Method for accounting for Investments in the Common Stock of another Corporation?  Describe the accounting for Investments in Common Stock under the Equity Method. 
  • Based on this week’s chapter readings, compare and contrast the differences in accounting for investments between U.S. GAAP and IFRS.  Remember to include classification and measurements, fair value options, and impairments in your response. 

“Ethics and Investment”

  • Discuss the issues raised in Case C13-7 from a financial reporting and ethical perspective.