Essays Tagged: "creditors"

The Constitution of the USA

pose was one, to form a more perfect union of people living together. Two, to establish justice for creditors by given them the right to take away the possessions of people who don't compensate them. ...

(10 pages) 437 3 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A World Without Accounting. What the world would be like if we did not have accounting in our lives

ds, mortgagees .The basic purpose of accounting is to provide relevant information to users such as creditors, government, investors, and decision makers to make economic decisions. These decisions co ...

(2 pages) 508 14 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

the United States and Iraq; situations leading to current releations in Iraw from George Bush Sr. to George Bush Jr.

q had considerable oil reserves of her own, revenues were not sufficient to meet the demands of her creditors. This problem was exacerbated in 1990 when Kuwait and other oil states began to lower oil ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Why the Creation of the Articles of Confederation was a Mistake.

s even wrote to George Washington telling him about "the inability of Congress to pay their [public creditors] demands, unless furnished with the means by the several States" (document C). This also p ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Enron, a brief history and how the company imploded.

per, which in turn let to the further decline in already low share prices. Being unable to pay its' creditors, with no forthcoming offers of merger from its competitors, and with no foreseeable rescue ... is hypothetical individual is forced to apply for new credit cards, with which he is paying off his creditors. At some point, when the individual's credit rating worsens and he or she is no longer abl ...

(20 pages) 540 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Comparing Profitability: Companies: NFX, KMG and Burlington Using ROA, ROE and other ratios to compare profitability of these three companies.

omous use of an asset to generate earnings without regards to the assets financing. Banks and other creditors use this ratio to evaluate a firm's risk of going bankrupt. The ROA can be broken down to ... more risk position not only in terms of solvency ratios, but in terms of their future relationship creditors, stockholders and suppliers. They could perceive that NFX could no longer have the cash fl ...

(4 pages) 124 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Shays rebellion

ause of the economic crisis in the states, many farms were heavily in debt and were seized by their creditors who sold the land for a fraction of their value. The farmers and working class of Massachu ... eran Daniel Shays, the agitators demanded cheaper paper money, lower taxes, and a suspension of the creditors (property takeovers). If demands were not met, enforced action (even by musket) would have ...

(1 pages) 37 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nabokov's Interpretation of the Metamorphosis

a lives what is described as a pathetic and depressing life. He took a job with one of his father's creditors and became a traveling salesman. Gregor has to deal with,"...the torture of traveling, ...

(6 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discussion into the impact of adoption of International Accounting Standards to the UK

cial well-being and future growth of a company, but there are also others who may take an interest. Creditors may be interested to know the likelihood that a company can honour its debts. In addition ...

(6 pages) 278 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Repercussions for emerging markets in America

rediscovered an appetite for their goods, and a raging thirst for their bonds. Spreads--the premium creditors demand from emerging-market governments, over that asked of more trusted governments--have ... ential candidate in 2002, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva struck fear into the hearts of Brazil's foreign creditors. But as president, in 2003, he raised $4.4 billion from them. Even Indonesia, laid low by ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Duty to prevent insolvent trading

orporations Act pertaining to insolvent trading and draw attention to the rights of liquidators and creditors in that regard.What is insolvent trading?Normally when a company is put into liquidation, ... curred after the company became insolvent, the directors of the company may be liable to compensate creditors for the amount of the debts. People have generally heard of lifting the corporate veil.Act ...

(8 pages) 53 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Intangible assets

ides detailed information for a large scope of stakeholders that vary from investors to managers to creditors. These stakeholders rely heavily on the accounting information provided by certified publi ... f a corporation, and further making the corporation more attractive to investors and more secure to creditors. There are many decisions regarding intangible assets, such as recognition, measurement an ...

(12 pages) 391 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Financial statements

de information about the financial position, which is useful to present and potential investors and creditors and other users in making rational investment, credit, and similar decisions. (Kam, 1990, ... s by managers who could be internal users, but also effect on external users, such as investors and creditors. Profitability refers to the ability of the business to earn income. Net income is the mos ...

(5 pages) 886 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

GNVQ Business unit 1:Investigating how businesses work [intermediate]

table. Small businesses need to make a profit because the owner will not be able to live or pay its creditors and large companies need to make a profit so that it can pay its shareholdersProviding goo ...

(11 pages) 132 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Is Nietzsche's view of morality better for us than Kant's?

nd suffering to others. Nietzsche states that the origins of guilt and consciousness come from the "creditors" and "debtors." Nietzsche also debates that the more powerful a community becomes, the les ... n go our different ways.Nietzsche states that the origins of guilt and consciousness come from the "creditors" and "debtors" which is like the relationship between buyer and seller. This relationship ...

(4 pages) 120 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Legal contracts and bankruptcy

had no right to file the petition. In this case, an involuntary injunction is "a petition filed by creditors of the debtor; alleges that the debtor is not paying his or her debts as they come due" (C ... liquidation or a need for further reorganization." (CM/ECF 2004). The debtor must also provide the creditors and equity holders with a disclosure statement, which "must contain adequate information a ...

(3 pages) 411 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Auditing issues in Enron case

dit partner that understands the role of being a "public watchdog" with "ultimate allegiance to the creditors and shareholders" . Arthur Anderson abandoned its roles as independent auditor by turning ... IBC its investment, if Braveheart failed to make money.The role guarantees play in distributions to creditorsAny time an enterprise guarantees the indebtedness of another in material amounts, the ente ...

(8 pages) 366 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Australia's Position on Debt Relief

lately to try to stop the problem. Under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, all creditors agreed to jointly reduce the debt burdens of the worst affected countries to a "sustainabl ...

(1 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations


BankruptcyAn involuntary bankruptcy case is initiated when one or more creditors file a petition and a summons with the clerk of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The debtor has ... untary bankruptcy can provide relief in a number of ways, as it forces a debtor to confront all his creditors at once, instead of giving money only to those who press the hardest. It also keeps a debt ... the partnership together and should therefore share in the responsibility of their actions. If the creditors cannot be reimbursed by any other means, the bankruptcy should be a consideration and shou ...

(2 pages) 250 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Credit Laws

it. But just because of this act it does not mean that everyone can get credit. This law deals with creditors that sell credit, such as banks, small loan and finance companies, retail stores, credit c ... ke consumers under this law. ECOA also applies to people that offer financing. Because of this law, creditors cannot ask you to reveal your race, religion, marital status, or sex. They cannot ask if y ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers