Seminar paper from the year 2015 in the subject Business economics - Revision, Auditing, language: English, abstract: The object of the current study are the challenges that auditors face and the falsification of financial reports something that occurs quite often recently. The term "falsification of financial reports" refer to the intentional change of financial data aiming at the over-evaluation of asset, sales and profits or undervaluation of expenses and damages so as to achieve the desired result. Therefore, they manage to alter the image of financial reports. By using a representative sample of 32 companies whose stocks are negotiated at the Stock Exchange, it is sought to comprehend the phenomenon of falsification and naturally, by using the right literature. The aspects of falsifying financial statements as well as its consequences are many and can be economic, social, political, moral, but also legal. The role of the auditor and its behavior are crucial since there is the necessity of having moral quality which will be based on the controlling services of high quality internal control which consists the final result of the study.
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