Trimester 2, 2016
Accounting Financial ACC701
Due Week 9 , submit on Turnitin
In recent years a number of companies have gone into liquidation (been ‘wound up’) because they have not been able to meet their liabilities when they fell due. In Australia, there are some well-publicised examples such as ABC Learning, HIH Insurance amd One.Tel phone company
Use the companies above and find (via electronic journals) the events that led up to the liquidation.
Discuss the ethics and governance in explaining the company’s financial stress . Was liabilities a major factor contributinng to the liquidation of the company?
Students need to support their analysis with reference to relevant material from the text and a minimum of eight (8) suitable, reliable, current and academically acceptable sources – this should include at least 2 peer-reviewed academic journal articles.
2000 + 10% word short report format. Title page, executive summary, table of contents, appropriate headings and sub-headings, recommendations/findings/conclusions, in-text referencing and reference list (Harvard – Anglia style), attachments if relevant. Single spaced, font Times New Roman 12pt, Calibri 11pt or Arial 10pt.
Research extent and application 30%
Total mark will be scaled to a mark out of 30 subject marks.