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The letter acknowledged that an implicit concern of the exposure draft is that enterprises might overstate tax benefits by making unreasonable assumptions about audit detection risks or taking speculative positions.
That overstates the case, because the center layer is "diluted" with 40% flash, only part of which was originally PCR.
The report states, among others things, that: the Company's largest supplier, Beijing Pingxiu ("BP"), is an undisclosed related company secretly controlled by Fumitake Nishi, the brother-in-law of the Company's CEO and a Tile Shop employee; Tile Shop uses BP to overstate inventories, understate cost of sales and overstate gross profits; BP sells goods to the Tile Shop at or near cost to allow Tile Shop to achieve an artificial cost advantage; and Tile Shop's 2013 LTM earnings are overstated by over 200%.
The regulatory agency alleged that General Re pocketed fees for its involvement while AIG and Prudential were able to overstate their revenues and their loss reserves.
said Wednesday that it plans to restate its earnings from 2001 because an accounting error led the company to overstate its earnings by up to 35 percent.
The defendants secured financing for such investors by overstating to prospective lenders the purchase price for each unit by approximately $30,000, and also by causing the investors to overstate their income and assets in order to deceive lenders into believing that such purchasers could make substantial downpayments and could service the loans.
com said Thursday that accounting errors caused them to overstate revenue for the first three quarters of last year by $113 million.
The defendants secured financing for such investors by overstating to prospective lenders the purchase price for each unit by approximately $30,000 and causing the investors to overstate their income and assets in order to deceive lenders into believing that such purchasers could make substantial downpayments and service the loans.
One of the Hollywood Ten'' dramatizes what went into making the film, and even if it may overstate the issue somewhat, it's nonetheless true that making the film took a considerable amount of courage and, yes, patriotism.