1. avatar says

    please asist me i dont know where the notes that the lecturer is refering to are.he is talking about gong to page 27 but under the noted page 27 has a different topic all together.

  2. avatar says

    About 2 weeks ago I tried many chapters of F6 and F7 and it was ok, but now There is just a black square instead of player.
    I think it is because of changes in the website ie. the player.

  3. Profile photo of zee says

    Dear Sir, I got 65 marks for F7 for Dec 2014 session :) I failed F7 when I took the paper in 2013. But this time I didn’t attend tuition classes. I was totally depending on your lectures and approved study texts. Thanks alot!!! God bless you!!!!!! :)

    • Profile photo of MikeLittle says

      You can’t. You can watch it free as often as you need. You can pause it and go have your dinner, watch television or go out with friends. But you can’t download it – it’s the only way we can continue to provide a free service.

      Sorry :-(

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    My first visit post exams and the first thing i want to do is to say a BIG THANK YOU! Failed two times and didn’t attend the exam once due to fear. Then i came here, followed only your lectures this time and passed F7. Thank you mike :)

  5. Profile photo of allenmendonca says

    1) If company “A” holds 33% shares in another company “B”, and the other 67% shares are spread over different shareholders and no one share holder has major stake in the company “B”. Will Company “A” make a consolidated financial statement?

    2) If Company “C” owns 30% stake in company “D” and a subsidiaries of Company “C” owns another 25% in company “D”. Will Company C prepare consolidated financial statements?

    • Profile photo of MikeLittle says

      In answer to your second question, yes, without doubt. Because company C owns 30% and controls another 25% giving total control. Ah! But what if the subsidiaries don’t vote in the way that company C wants them to? Well in a very short period of time the company C directors will find themselves jobless!

      Now, your first question! It really all depends upon on how well spread the remaining 67% is. If the next biggest shareholder has just 0.0000001% of company B shares / votes, then it would appear that company A has effective control. But if the next biggest shareholder has, say, 30% of company B’s shares / votes, then it would seem likely that company A does not have effective control

      Do you see trouble ahead? I do, for sure! Auditors claiming that the investee should be consolidated under the principles of effective control whereas directors of company A resisting denying effective control! Watch this space – it could be fun!!!

      • Profile photo of allenmendonca says

        At the end of the days , if the auditor says something, the company will have to follow them i guess.

        Thanks for clearing my doubts so fast :)

      • Profile photo of MikeLittle says

        Well, it’s not quite as easy as that! but there must be (and I’ve never experienced this) many heated discussions within the confines of the board room where auditors are claiming one thing and the directors are claiming the opposite.

  6. avatar says

    Hello Sir,

    I am planning to take f7 & f9 exam in June 2014. I am fully depends on your class and lectures. I am currently working so getting very less time to study, I hope your full support.

    Whether it is necessary to read the first five chapters before going to your classes.

  7. avatar says

    Thank you for the reply. I did not ask anything just an email from ACCA the also mention about the professional ethic module that I have to do. Does this mean I have to do all the four papers in one sitting or I can choose to do two per sitting?

    • Profile photo of MikeLittle says

      You don’t HAVE to do anything – literally, nothing.

      If you want to sit / attempt P1 in June, you will have to enter for all four F7, F8, F9 and P1.

      If you don’t want to attempt P1 in June, then enter 1, 2 or 3 F papers.

      The Ethics module has to be completed before you can become an affiliate. So even though you may have successfully got through all 14 F and P papers, you still have to complete the Ethics module.

      But you can attempt this at any time over however many hours / days / weeks that you want. There is no concept of pass / fail …. it’s just a question of having to have completed it before you can become an affiliate.

      My personal suggestion is that you should attempt it as part of your preparation for the P1 exam.

      Hope that helps

    • Profile photo of MikeLittle says

      Did you ask ACCA or did they just write to you with the information?

      Without the benefit of knowing any more about this, you are in fact eligible to enter for ONE of P1, P2 or P3 together with the 3 F level papers that are still outstanding

      Strange that ACCA should have written it and that they have specified P1 when in fact it could be any of those first 3 P papers

  8. avatar says

    Hi mr mike . i want ask about revaluation assets in consolidation F S

    On 1 January 20X7 Hardy owned some items of equipment with a book value of $45,000 that had a fairvalue of $57,000. These assets were originally purchased by Hardy on 1 January 20X5 and are being
    depreciated over 6 years.
    hardly is subsidery
    i know 12000 revaluation will put in GW calculation and TNCA in CoFS completly .
    but i dont know how can i deal with dep in CoRE and TNCA
    please help

  9. avatar says

    I just start my Acca have been passed f4 and f6 now I want to attempt paper f7 ,can you please conform me this lectures will completely help me to complete course after this will I needs to attend any collage lectures. I have done CAT Certified accounting technician

    • Profile photo of MikeLittle says

      Hi, I cannot guarantee that you will pass by just using the lectures. In fact, it’s a good chance that you won’t. What you MUST have available and be constantly using is a revision kit containing past exam questions and answers

      That revision kit will give you the opportunity to practice what you should have learned from the lectures.

      Do you need to attend college? That depends on many things including your own abilities, motivation, time available, resources available.

      Let me put it this way, there have been in the last 5 years many students who have passed F7 without having attended college

      Really, the choice is yours. The lectures are exactly as I give them in a college situation – the only thing that’s missing is my actual physical presence

  10. avatar says

    hi admin i am unable to have this lecture :( the error is server not found am using chrome to see this but in opentution in process to update this? please help out!!!!!!

  11. Profile photo of S4K1B says

    Although i am very grateful to O/Tuition for these lectures, i have to say this is the worst lecturer i have come across.

    Wheres the explaining ? I might as well be reading out of the text book. He doesnt make this very interesting, i think i would fall asleep in this lecture. And he talks like a news reporter……, quite monotone…..

    Rant over.

    Thanks anyway

  12. avatar says

    Does someone have a link to the relevant course notes used in this lecture? The only ones I could find are entitled F7_June2012, but it doesn’t seem to correspond exactly to this lecture, making it slightly difficult to follow.

  13. Profile photo of jessntkt says

    Please let me know what book he is teaching? I download the lecture note but it turn out as F7 Paper. It would easier if i could know what book he teaching to i could read from chapter 1 – chapter 5 as he suggest and follow his lecture as he says turn to page 27 or sth…

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    im loving this…. i had already thought of dropping the exams thinking it was too late and i might not manage to read and understand all topics.thanky you open tuition you have saved my life, thank you!!!!!!

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