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Switzerland has cleanest accounting, Sri Lanka not so much

The Transparently.AI Global Accounting Manipulation Rankings reveals which country has the highest and lowest risk of...

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Evergrande is the proverbial tip of the iceberg

Transparently's accounting risk scores indicated problems at China Evergrande stretching back decades. More trouble may...

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What is deferral accounting?

We explore what is deferral accounting, different types of deferrals and examples of how companies use deferrals to...

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What is income smoothing?

Companies use income smoothing to reduce earnings variability. We look at the types of income smoothing and why...

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What is accounting fraud?

Find out what accounting fraud is, how difficult it is to define and the different types of accounting fraud.

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Marvell Technology: Not so Marvellous?

Marvell's stock price has leaped in recent months. Our analyst digs deeper into Marvell's accounting to see if the...

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Does China have a due diligence problem?

Official resistance to due diligence on companies in China is growing and calls into question how effectively fraud at...

Collapsed buildings after an earthquake: A fitting metaphor for backing property investments with unstable foundations.

Chinese developers are still risky: Analysis

Transparently.AI analysis shows that risks at Chinese property developers remain, even as the country's real estate...

An auditor scrutinises numbers on a balance sheet with a magnifying glass. The time and cost related to auditing has been rising in recent years.

How AI can lower your audit costs

Transparently.AI analysis shows how our AI-driven product can help companies reduce their auditing costs.