Definition for : Full consolidation
Full Consolidation consists in transferring all the Subsidiary's Assets, Liabilities and Equity to the Parent company's Balance sheet and all the Revenues and Expenses to the Parent company's Income statement. The accounts of a Subsidiary are fully consolidated if it is controlled by its parent. Control is presumed to exist when the Parent company: holds, directly or indirectly, over 50% of the voting rights in its Subsidiary; holds, directly or indirectly less than 50% of the voting rights but has power over more than 50% of the voting rights by virtue of an agreement with other Investors; has power to govern the financial and operating policies of the Subsidiary under a statute or an agreement; has power to cast majority of votes at meetings of the Board of Directors, or; has power to appoint or remove the majority of the members of the bwork all the cash available, by acquiring securities.
(See Chapter 6 Getting to grips with consolidated accounts of the Vernimmen)
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