TRANSLATION EXPOSURE Definition

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TRANSLATION EXPOSURE, in foreign exchange, is to convert the results of foreign operations from the local currency to the home currency in the areas of paper exchange gains or losses; it is retrospective and short-term in nature.

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UNFUNDED COMMITMENT is, as of any date of determination, the sum of legally binding calls upon current or future assets to where the assets or sums have not been identified or set aside to satisfy the commitment.

OBJECTIVITY PRINCIPLE states that accounting will be recorded on the basis of objective evidence. Objective evidence means that different people looking at the evidence will arrive at the same values for the transaction. Simply put, this means that accounting entries will be based on fact and not on personal opinion or feelings.

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