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The rules and requirements for reporting and disclosing segments and non-controlling interests within a 10-K report.
Executive Summary Projects
Project 1: Analysis of a 10-K
1. Explore the concepts of segments and NCIs disclosure and reporting.
2. Prepare an executive summary paper on reporting and disclosure issues related to segment and NCI within a 10-K that mustinclude the following:
a. A brief introduction / review of your chosen entity.
b. What are the general requirements for disclosures in these two areas (history, development, specific rules, key points etc).
c. What and how your particular company has disclosed relating to thesetwo items (and only these items), and.
d. Your thoughts on the effectiveness / overall meaningfulness of your company's disclosures and the disclosure rules themselves.
3. Your deliverable is to be three to five pages in length (~1,000 to 1,800 words), single-spaced, double spacing between paragraphs, one inch margins and a font size of 10 -12 points. Use headings related to topics in our class, and include a cover page and works cited section. In-text citations must be included and done per APA standards.
4. Points will be deducted for failing to adhere to these requirements, including the word count and especially the 4 requirements in part 3.