Business combinations

A business combination is the bringing together of separate entities or businesses into one reporting entity. The result of nearly all business combinations is that one entity, the acquirer, obtains control of one or more other businesses, the acquiree. If an entity obtains control of one or more other entities that are not businesses, the […]


Compensation includes all employee benefits (as defined in IAS 19 Employee benefits) including employee benefits to which IFRS 2 Share-based payment applies. Employee benefits are all forms of consideration paid, payable or provided by the entity, or on behalf of the entity, in exchange for services rendered to the entity. It also includes such consideration paid on […]

Net Result

Net Result Concept Net Result designates the residual result that the company detains on a certain period after deducted the gains (or profits) all expenses (or losses), either being expenses with merchandise purchases, materials and services, expenses with personnel, equipments attrition, funding financial costs, taxes, among others. The use given to the net result can […]


According to the International Accounting Standards, revenue is the gross inflow of economic benefits during the period arising in the course of the ordinary activities of an entity when those inflows result in increases in equity, other than increases relating to contributions from equity participants. Revenue includes only the gross inflows of economic benefits received […]

Risk-free interest rate

According to the International Accounting Standards, the risk-free interest rate is the implied yield currently available on zero-coupon government issues of the country in whose currency the exercise price is expressed, with a remaining term equal to the expected term of the option being valued (based on the option’s remaining contractual life and taking into […]

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