SHS Web of Conf.
Volume 92, 2021The 20th International Scientific Conference Globalization and its Socio-Economic Consequences 2020
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Section||Behavioral Economics and Decision-Making|
|Published online||13 January 2021|
The process of economic integration and globalization in the area of financial reporting, focusing on publication of financial statements in the Czech Republic and in selected countries of the European Union
VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Economics, Department of Accounting and Taxes, 17. listopadu 2172/15, 708 00 Ostrava - Poruba, Czech Republic
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Research background: One of the most important features of the current development of the world economy is international integration, which is taking on global dimensions. Operations of transnational companies and the development of the global capital market brings the necessity of accounting harmonization. The goal of this is to ease the mutual observation, reporting, use and thus creation of a single, international accounting.
Purpose of the article: The purpose of this article is to describe the current state of the process of harmonization during preparing the annual accounts in the Czech Republic and in selected countries of the European Union, with the analysis of impacts of change in the legislative framework to the obligations of entities in the area of preparation and publication of financial statements.
Methods: Scientific procedures using theoretical methods were used in the paper, which include description, analysis, synthesis, comparison and evaluation, inclusive of processing and evaluation of data and information obtained from research conducted by business entities in the Czech Republic.
Findings & Value added: The article analyses the impacts of the process of harmonization and globalization on the area of financial reporting and on publishing financial statements. Based on the acquired theoretical and practical knowledge, the paper suggests possible solutions to improve the informational obligations of accounting units. The paper also evaluates the achievement of compliance in the area of reporting financial statements from the perspective of the Czech Republic and selected countries of the European Union.
Key words: accounting harmonization / global globalization / financial reporting / preparation and publication of financial statements
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