International Corporate Reportingis a modern, practical and pedagogically-rich approach to the changing world of international accounting and reporting. It aims to enable students to analyse the similarities and differences in accounting, reporting and regulation around the world, and to familiarize them with the growing body of research into international accounting practices.Key Features Up-to-date, detailed and comprehensive coverage that encompasses changes in the international corporate reporting landscape such as cultural issues, ethics and the environment, whilst retaining country-by-country comparison. Plentiful case studies and examples of reports from well-known companies in the US, UK, Japan, China, France, Germany and other countries. Student friendly style, good questions and activities well-supported by time-saving lecturer materials.New to this edition A revised focus on the background and context of international standards and remaining national and cultural differences in reporting and regulation. A fresh start to the book covering international accounting context and the arguments for and against globalization of accounting standards. New coverage of political aspects of international standard setting. A new chapter on arguments for and against globalization of accounting standards. A developing focus on narrative reporting as continuing evidence of national diversity.International Financial Reporting: A Comparative Approachis ideal for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of international accounting and international business, studying in any country throughout the world.‘Roberts et al provides real examples, useful illustrations, a variety of interesting case studies and interesting assignment material. The students find the country chapters interesting and they complement the coverage at an overview level well.'- Professor Peter Secord, The Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University, CanadaClare RobertsBSc MSc PhD is Professor of Accounting at the University of Aberdeen. She has held permanent teaching positions in the UK at Glasgow and Exeter Universities, and visiting positions in the US at Texas A & M University and the University of California Santa Barbara, and in Australia at Newcastle University, New South Wales.Pauline WeetmanBA (Oxon) BSc PhD CA is Professor of Accounting at the University of Glasgow, formerly of Strathclyde and Heriot-Watt Universities. She received the British Accounting Association's Distinguished Academic Award in 2005.Paul GordonBA MA FCA is Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Heriot-Watt University, having held positions at Glasgow, Aberdeen and Wales (Bangor).Roberts, Clare is the author of 'International Corporate Reporting: A comparative Approach', published 2008 under ISBN 9780273714736 and ISBN 0273714732.