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Adopting international financial reporting standards (ifrs) in africa 79 the objective of this study is therefore to address, from the perspective of users and. Reporting has been introduced in south africa the objective of this study is therefore to examine the development of accounting standards for small and medium-sized entities (smes) in south africa the present position and the implications of recent and impending corporate law changes with respect to financial reporting for smes are also discussed.
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