Contemporary Auditing, 10th Edition
- Michael C. Knapp
- ISBN-10: 128506660X
- ISBN-13: 9781285066608
- 592 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2013, 2011, 2010
- COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
The tenth edition of Knapp's CONTEMPORARY AUDITING utilizes real-world cases to highlight the work environment of auditors. Using real-world examples and pointing out potential red flags, these cases help students to identify audit problem areas. Knapp's CONTEMPORARY AUDITING contains the most recent, compelling, and up-to-date examples. Those cases most widely used by adopters have been retained: Enron Corporation, Golden Bear Golf, Hopkins v. Price Waterhouse, Lehman Brothers, Leigh Ann Walker, Madoff Securities, The Trolley Dodgers, and ZZZZ Best Company. Many of the "returning" cases have been updated to include relevant circumstances and events that have occurred since the publication of the previous edition. This edition features 18 new cases. Three of them are comprehensive cases: AA Capital Partners, DHB Industries, and Navistar International Corporation. New cases in the Audits of High-Risk Accounts section include LocatePlus Holdings Corporation, Powder River Petroleum International, and Take-Two Interactive Software. The sections of the book that focus on ethical issues have three new cases: Accuhealth, Dell, and Wichita Falls. Section 5, Ethical Responsibilities of Independent Auditors, has new cases on IPOC International Growth Fund, Richard Grimes, Staff Accountant, and Ryden Trucking. The final new case is an international case, Longtop Financial Technologies Limited. The tenth edition fully integrates all recent risk assessment standards recently adopted by the auditing community. This casebook can be used to supplement the first undergraduate auditing course, can be used as a primary text for a second undergraduate auditing course, or can be used for a graduate-level auditing seminar.
1. Comprehensive Cases.
Enron Corporation. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Just for FEET, Inc. Health Management, Inc. The Leslie Fay Companies. NextCard, Inc. Lincoln Savings and Loan Association. Crazy Eddie, Inc. ZZZZ Best Company, Inc. DHB Industries, Inc. New Century Financial Corporation. Madoff Securities. AA Capital Partners, Inc. Navistar International Corporation. Livent, Inc.
2. Audits of High-Risk Accounts.
Jack Greenberg, Inc. Golden Bear Golf, Inc. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. General Motors Company. Lipper Holdings, LLC. CBI Holding Company, Inc. Geo Securities, Inc. Belot Enterprises. Powder River Petroleum International, Inc. LocatePlus Holdings Corporation.
3. Internal Control Issues.
The Trolley Dodgers. Howard Street Jewelers, Inc. United Way of America. First Keystone Bank. Goodner Brothers, Inc. Buranello's Ristorante. Foamex International Inc. The Boeing Company. Wal-Mart de Mexico.
4. Ethical Responsibilities of Accountants.
Creve Couer Pizza, Inc. F&C International, Inc. Suzette Washington, Accounting Major. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Wiley Jackson, Accounting Major. Arvel Smart, Accounting Major. David Quinn, Tax Accountant. Dell Inc. AccuHealth, Inc. Wichita Falls.
5. Ethical Responsibilities of Independent Auditors.
Cardillo Travel Systems, Inc. American International Group, Inc. The North Face, Inc. IPOC International Growth Fund, Ltd. Phillips Petroleum Company. Ryden Trucking, Inc. Richard Grimes, Staff Accountant.
6. Professional Roles.
Leigh Ann Walker, Staff Accountant. Bill DeBurger, In-Charge Accountant. Hamilton Wong, In-Charge Accountant. Tommy O'Connell, Audit Senior. Avis Love, Staff Accountant. Charles Tollison, Audit Manager.
7. Professional Issues.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals. Sarah Russell, Staff Accountant. Bud Carriker, Audit Senior. Hopkins v. Price Waterhouse. Fred Stern & Company, Inc. (Ultramares Corporation v. Touche et al.). First Securities Company of Chicago (Ernst & Ernst v. Hochfelder et al.). Elizabeth Wallace, Audit Senior. Frank Coleman, Staff Accountant. Olivia Thomas, Audit Senior.
8. International Cases.
Longtop Financial Technologies Limited. Kaset Thai Sugar Company. Republic of Somalia. Republic of the Sudan. Shari'a. Mohamed Salem El-Hadad, Internal Auditor. Tae Kwang Vina.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
Keep auditing real and relevant for students with immediate access to CONTEMPORARY AUDITING, 9E's companion website. This resource allows you to download the Solution Manual (with instructor notes) from the password-protected, instructor-only section of the site.