ASSERTION Definition

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ASSERTION is when management asserts financial statements are correct with regard to existence or occurrence of assets, liabilities or transactions, completeness of information in the financial statements, rights and obligations at a point in time, appropriate valuation or allocation, presentation, and disclosure.

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AIR WAYBILL is a bill of lading and contract between the shipper and the airline for delivery of goods to a specified location, and sometimes with specified delivery date/time. Non-negotiable, but serves as receipt from the airline to prove that goods were received.

CHAPTER 11, in the U.S., is where a company can file for protection under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy laws. The company continues to operate under existing management while working with its creditors to reorganize the business.

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