AGENCIES Definition

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AGENCIES is securities issued by various agencies of the U.S. Government, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association.

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EXAMINATION, in an audit, is evaluating the preparation of  prospective statements, support underlying assumptions, and presentation. The accountant reports whether, in his
or her opinion, the statements conform to AICPA guidelines and assumptions provide a reasonable basis for the responsible party's forecast. The accountant should be independent, proficient, plan the engagement, supervise assistants, and obtain sufficient evidence to provide a reasonable basis for the report.

SHAREHOLDER is an individual or company, (including corporations) that legally owns one or more shares of a company.

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