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Accounting Issues Related to Acquisitions

List and describe three accounting issues related to acquisitions. What role does the controller play in addressing these issues?

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One accounting related issue in acquisitions is the allocation of between various classes of intangible assets and amortization schedules. Lengthy amortization periods in within a high tech world are not acceptable. The controller can play a meaningful role; ...

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The answer to this problem explains ethics in acquisition accounting. The references related to the answer are also included.