Dibattitto aperto sui fini dell’impresa

Come introdotto nell'Editoriale del numero 1/2020, Impresa Progetto - Electronic Journal of Management apre un dibattitto sul tema dei fini dell'impresa, alla luce del recente Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation della Business Roundtable. La proposta di dibattito è stata poi ulteriormente articolata alla luce dell'emergenza sanitaria e degli stimoli alla riflessione che ne derivano.

Quanti desiderano intervenire nel confronto possono inviare i loro contributi secondo le modalità specificate nel documento di Addendum alla proposta di dibattito.

Il principio della sostanzialità del bilancio nelle operazioni di locazione finanziaria

Essays
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Field: 
Accounting and Business Adm.
DOI code: 
10.15167/1824-3576/IPEJM2020.1.1263
Abstract: 

This paper aims to deepen the study of the substance over form principle applied to financial leasing operations and to propose an accounting method partially different from the assed-based method currently used in Italy. To this end the research first analyzes the definition of the principle according to IAS/IFRS and the Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting. Secondly, the study reconstructs the developments of international literature on leases, from the 70s to today and also traces the Italian legislative evolution of the 2000s. Furthermore, the paper analyzes the substance over form rule both in the context of national accounting standards OIC and in the critical thinking of Italian scholars. On the basis of these reconstructions, the study proposes an accounting model for financial leasing operations that seeks to reconcile the conservatism principle and the need to protect social creditors with the representation of the substance of economic transactions.