Contemporary Auditing / Edition 9

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Overview

Knapp's CONTEMPORARY AUDITING: REAL ISSUES AND CASES, Ninth Edition, uses real-world cases to acquaint you with the work environment of auditors. It also helps you to recognize the red flags that often accompany problem audits. This new edition offers exciting new cases that cover Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., First Keystone Bank, Foamex International Inc., Phillips Petroleum Company, and Freescale Semiconductor Inc. Five new cases have also been added to the "Audits of High-Risk Accounts" section, examining well-known companies such as General Motors, Lipper Holdings, LLC, Geo Securities, Inc., Belot Enterprises, and Regina Company, Inc. The ninth edition fully integrates risk assessment standards recently adopted by the auditing community. What better training for the real world of auditing than to learn by studying real companies and situations!

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"I consider Knapp Contemporary Auditing Real Issues & Cases to be the premier auditing casebook on the market."Thomas Noland, University of South Alabama

"The cases bring realism to auditing at the undergraduate level. The cases are easy to read, they keep my attention, they engender class discussion quite easily, and they use some cases that are recent and therefore familiar to the students."Jason Bergner, University of Kentucky

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133187899
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 505,393
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Michael Knapp has taught undergraduate and graduate auditing courses for more than twenty years. He has developed numerous online CPE courses and has testified in several major litigation cases involving accounting and auditing issues. His honors at the University of Oklahoma include the Merrick Foundation Teaching Award; Arthur Andersen Faculty Fellow, School of Accounting; Honorary Faculty Member, Golden Key National Honor Society; Distinguished Educator Award, School of Accounting; John E. Mertes, Jr., Presidential Professor; Delta Sigma Pi Professor of the Year, Price College of Business; and McLaughlin Chair in Business Ethics.
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Table of Contents

Section 1: Comprehensive Cases - Enron Corporation, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, Just for FEET, Inc, Health Management, Inc, The Leslie Fay Companies, NextCard, Inc, Lincoln Savings and Loan Association, Crazy Eddie, Inc, ZZZZ Best Company, Inc, Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc, New Century Financial Corporation, Madoff Securities. Section 2: Audits of High-Risk Accounts - Jack Greenberg, Inc, Golden Bear Golf, Inc., Happiness Express, Inc., General Motors Company, Lipper Holdings, LLC, CBI Holding Company, Inc., Geo Securities, Inc., Belot Enterprises, Regina Company, Inc. Section 3: Internal Control Issues - The Trolley Dodgers, Howard Street Jewelers, Inc., United Way of America, First Keystone Bank, Goodner Brothers, Inc., Buranello's Ristorante, Foamex International Inc. Section 4: Ethical Responsibilities of Accountants - Creve Couer Pizza, Inc., F&C International, Inc., Suzette Washington, Accounting Major, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Wiley Jackson, Accounting Major, Arvel Smart, Accounting Major, David Quinn, Tax Accountant. Section 5: Ethical Responsibilities of Independent Auditors - Cardillo Travel Systems, Inc., American International Group, Inc., The North Face, Inc., Waverly Holland, Audit Senior, Phillips Petroleum Company, American Fuel & Supply Company, Inc. Section 6: Professional Roles - Leigh Ann Walker, Staff Accountant, Bill DeBurger, In Charge Accountant, Hamilton Wong, In-Charge Accountant, Tommy O'Connell, Audit Senior, Avis Love, Staff Accountant, Charles Tollison, Audit Manager. Section 7: Professional Issues - Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Sarah Russell, Staff Accountant, Bud Carriker, Audit Senior, Hopkins v. Price Waterhouse, Fred Stern & Company, Inc. (Ultramares Corporation v. Touche et al.), First Securities Company of Chicago (Ernst & Ernst v. Hochfelder et al.). Section 8: International Cases - Livent, Inc., Parmalat Finanziaria, S.p.A., Kansayaku, Registered Auditors, South Africa, Zuan Yan, Kaset Thai Sugar Company, Republic of Somalia, OAO Gazprom, Societe Generale, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Republic of the Sudan, Shari'a, Mohamed Salem El-Hadad, Internal Auditor, Tae Kwang Vina.

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