Business accounting case study

I’m stuck on a Accounting question and need an explanation.

Case study- based on a company on ASX-

In your case study, you should address the following questions:(3000 words maximum)

  • How should an entity measure share investments in other entities? (6 marks)
  • What are the measurement methods commonly used by an entity? Compare and evaluate the usefulness of these methods for general purpose financial statement users. (8 marks)
  • Provide two examples of measurement practices (one example for an asset and one example for a liability) adopted by the chosen company. Explain. (8 marks)
  • From the perspective of investors, explain the impact of such measurement practices (in item 3) on financial position and financial performance of the chosen company. (8 marks)
  • In your opinion, from the perspective of the executive management and CFO of the entity, provide recommendations regarding the appropriate measurement methods that should be adopted by the entity in the current financial environment. (6 marks)
  • Demonstration of effective communication and logic presentation (4 marks)

Total 40 marks


In particular, you may refer to the following or other AASBs in your case study.

oAASB Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting

oAASB 9 Financial Instruments

oAASB 101 Presentation of Financial Statements

•You also can refer to journal articles, for example:

oFair Value Accounting and the Banking Crisis in 2008: Shooting the Messenger, André, P, Cazavan-Jeny, A, Dick, W, Richard, C & Walton,

P, 2009, Journal of Accounting in Europe, Vol.6, Pages 3-24, source:

oIs It Fair to Blame Fair Value Accounting for the Financial Crisis? Pozen, R C, 2009, Crisis Management, sources:

oDid “Mark-To-Market” Rules Cause The Financial Crisis?

Gary H, 2018, Halbert Wealth Management, 9/18/18, source:

•To complete this case study, you should find a 2018/2019 annual report of a listed company on the ASX.(WOW retial Company)

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