Quasi-Reorganization

Quasi-Reorganization

In American accounting, the act of changing a company's records to eliminate a deficit in retained earnings by restating its balance sheet as if it were in bankruptcy. No bankruptcy is actually filed, however, and shareholders must agree to the changes. Quasi-reorganizations are controversial because they do not improve a company's actual state; rather, they simply make its books appear healthier. It is rarely done in practice.
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the parent company of flag-carrier Philippine Airlines, has voluntarily sought a five-day suspension of the trading of its shares at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE)due to the approval of its planned quasi-reorganization.
Sarmiento said Vitarich expects to get funding from banks as it will begin another round of debt-to-equity conversion and undergo quasi-reorganization.
SARMIENTO said the company has already submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) its quasi-reorganization plans, aimed at eliminating some P2.
The reduction in par value is due to the company's quasi-reorganization and the shares reflected after the reduction in par value did not yet include the amount of shares to be issued by the company to new investors Bonham Strand Investments Ltd.
3) DO NOT use quasi-reorganization accounting at the time of the reorganization, because this statement of position applies to reporting for entities that enter and intend to emerge from Chapter 11.
Firms produce these going-concern value estimates in order to facilitate comparison with their liquidation value, and/or because they adopted fresh-start or quasi-reorganization accounting procedures that require the restatement of balance sheet accounts to their fair-market value,v For nine firms, all of the claims on the reorganized firm were publicly traded, and we used the market value of these claims just after emergence from bankruptcy as an estimate of firm value.
Issues Paper 88-1, Quasi-Reorganization American Institute of CPAs accounting standards division, 1988.
First, because SOP 90-7 applies to entities that enter and intend to emerge from Chapter 11 reorganization, quasi-reorganization accounting should not be used at the time of reorganization.
As such, operations for periods prior to December 31, 2010 are labeled as being under the "Old Basis," which is defined as accounting policies and estimates prior to the adoption of the Quasi-Reorganization.
50 from P1 in line with the quasi-reorganization recently approved by the SEC.
Bacani said though that they will first have to undertake a quasi-reorganization that will call for the reduction in the firm's par value.
While application of quasi-reorganization accounting generally requires shareholder approval, it is essentially an accounting readjustment, not a legal reorganization and has no income tax consequences.