Paper F4 (PQ Magzine)
Contract law: exclusion clauses or intention to create legal relations.
Employment law: wrongful and unfair dismissal .
Partnership law: ostensible authority.
Company law: alteration of articles, or formation.
Combined Code on Corporate Governance: application and purpose.
Types/structure of court – the English Legal System.
Civil and criminal law – the differences.
Offer and acceptance – the agreement.
Paper F4 (BPP)
Offer and acceptance
Employees v independent contractors
ACCA Paper F4 December 2009 （OpenTuition）
1 Hierarchy of the Courts and judicial precedence 3 and 5 or Delegated legislation / interpretation of statutes 9
2 Offer, acceptance and invitations 15
3 Tort of negligence 38 to 41
4 Employees' and employers' duties 45 and BPP study text pp 207, 208
5 Inheritance of shares and debentures 76 and 84
6 Meetings in companies 86
7 Remedies for breach of contract 31 and 32
8 A usual question 8 - contract law scenario lots!
9 Directors' powers and / or duties 90
10 Dissolution of partnerships 60 or Agents' powers and duties 52
Paper F5 (PQ Magazine)
Interpreting financial and non-financial performance measures.
Throughput accounting techniques.
Short-term decision-making techniques.
Divisional performance measures .
Standard costing – variance analysis and operating statements.
Comparing the merits of different budgetary control systems.
Forecasting - linear regression, or time series.
Backflush costing discussion.
Paper F5 (BPP)
Performance Management (possibly with transfer pricing)
Budgeting including objectives and behavioural aspects
Variances including planning & operating variances
Exam Tips for Paper F5 December 2009 Exams (OpenTuition)
Activity Based Costing / target costing
Variance analysis - planning and operational
Budget preparation including regression and time series and/or
Performance measurement - divisionalised + transfer pricing
Paper F6 (PQ Magazine)
Taxation of employment income.
Dealing with trading losses – loss reliefs for sole traders and companies.
Computing corporation tax liabilities.
Computing chargeable gains.
Self-assessment and payment of tax by companies.
Badges of trade.
Adjusted profit computation and capital allowances for sole trader.
CGT – principle private residence relief.
Personal tax: benefits, adjustment to profits, capital allowances, opening year rules.
Corporation tax: long period of account, capital allowance, property lease, gains of shares, VAT annual accounting.
Paper F6 (BPP)
Income tax involving sole trader encompassing profit adjustment and capital allowances and employed earner.
Payment of tax details also required.
Corporation tax involving capital allowance calculation for plant and machinery and industrial building allowance.
Double tax relief also tested.
VAT default surcharge liability.
Capital gains tax from individual perspective testing gift relief, entrepreneurs’ relief, part disposal, destroyed or damaged asset, exempt assets.
Calculation of CGT liability involving capital losses.
Corporation tax losses
Monday, November 23, 2009