The assignment will consist of research to write a paper on an annual SEC 10-K report filed by a public company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The focus of this assignment is on the financial statements as a whole and the concepts related to the topics covered in this course. You will conduct internet based research to select a public company of your choice from the list of companies included in the Fortune 100 companies, and locate its most recent SEC 10-K report for your project. As part of this project, you will participate each week in the discussions specifically designed to guide you through this project. You will share your experience with your fellow students to learn from each other through discussion postings. There are two deliverables: (1) SEC 10-K Paper, and (2) SEC 10-K Power Point presentation based on your paper. Additional information will be provided by your professor.
• Research and secure the annual SEC 10-K report for a company chosen by you (subject to the requirements set forth below) for the most recent year.
o The company must have inventory, receivables, and segments.
o The company must have international operations.
• Report in our conference discussion the name of your company and how you found the SEC 10-K.
o Prepare a three- to five -page report, single spaced, and a PowerPoint presentation to post in our conferences, include a general discussion of the company, its key financial information and must include a discussion of :
• transfer pricing and taxation
• corporate social responsibility and reporting
Failure to include these will result in a reduced grade.
• Your paper should consider accounting, tax, and audit issues for your company, and will be informed by discussions in our conferences as we define terms and key concepts for your required deliverables.
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Founded in 1885, Johnson & Johnson is a publicly listed company and it is one of the leading health care multinationals globally. The company’s stock is listed in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “JNJ”. JNJ’s main activity is drug manufacturing, selling and distribution, but the company is also involved in manufacturing of various consumer goods as well as medical equipment. The company’s headquarters are located at One Johnson & Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, NJ. However, as one of the leading healthcare companies in the world JNJ operates subsidiaries in different parts of the world. JNJ along with its subsidiaries research, develop, manufacture and sell a variety of healthcare products. As of December 2014, JNJ employed 126,500. The company operates and three main segments namely: Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. Under the Consumer segment, JNJ offers a variety of baby care products, oral care products, skin care products, women’s health products, wound care products and nutritional products (Johnson & Johnson, 2015).
Some of JNJ’s renowned product brands under the Consumer segment include Listerine, Aveeno, Dabao, Carefree, Stayfree, Clean & Clear, Le Petite Marseillais, Band-Aid and Splenda among others. JNJ’s Consumer division also over-the-counter medicines with some of its most renowned product brands being Tylenol, Sudafed, Benadryl, Zyrtec, Motrin IB and Pepcid. Under its Pharmaceutical segment, JNJ offers a variety of products in the areas of immunology, oncology and neuroscience. The company also offers medication for infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases as...