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Understand the concept of control without a majority of the voting rights as it relates to acquisitions and reverse acquisitions.
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An investor might have control over an investee even when it has less than a majority of the voting rights of that investee (commonly referred to as "de factor control" by industry participants). International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) discusses the concept of having control without a majority of the voting rights; however, the application of this concept remains a highly judgmental area of accounting.
To better understand this concept, read Viewpoints: Applying IFRSs in the Oil and Gas Industry — Business Combinations: Acquisition of Control Without a Majority of the Voting Right.
Developed jointly by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada, this paper addresses topics such as:
It’s said that a crisis brings out the best in people and, in most cases, that’s true. But there is a dark side to tough times, as fraudsters prey on people who are uncertain and looking for easy answers.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
Listen to this special edition Practitioner’s Pulse webinar where we answer some frequently asked questions around practice management issues and some key financial reporting and auditing implications of COVID-19.