Notes to the financial statements These notes form an integral part of the financial statements. The financial statements issued for Thai statutory and regulatory reporting purposes are prepared in the Thai language. These English language financial statements have been prepared from the Thai language statutory financial statements, and were approved and authorized for issue by the Director on 17 February 2014.
1. General information
M.K. Real Estate Development Public Company Limited, the “Company”, is incorporated in Thailand and has its registered office at 719 M.K. Building, Bantadtong Road, Wang Mai, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330. The Company registered the conversion of its legal status from a company limited into a public company limited under the Public Company Limited Act with the Ministry of Commerce on 15 December 1993. The Company’s major shareholders during the financial year were Tangmatitham family and Thai NVDR Company Limited, which are incorporated in Thailand. The principal activities of the Company are land and building development including land sales, house and condominium construction for the Company’s own projects, building and parking rental, and golf course business. Details of the Company’s subsidiary as at 31 December 2013 and 2012 were as follows:
Name of the entity
Type of business
Country of incorporation
Direct subsidiary Mancon Company Limited Property development
Ownership interest (%) 2012 95.50
2. Basis of preparation of the financial statements (a) Statement of compliance
The financial statements are prepared in accordance with Thai Financial Reporting Standards (TFRS); guidelines promulgated by the Federation of Accounting Professions (“FAP”); and applicable rules and regulations of the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission. The FAP has issued the following new and revised TFRS relevant to the Group’s operations and effective for accounting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2013.
TAS 12 Income Taxes TFRS 8 Operating Segments The adoption of these new and revised TFRS has resulted in changes in the Group’s accounting policies. The effects of these changes are disclosed in note 4. In addition to the above new and revised TFRS, the FAP has issued a number of new and revised TFRS which are effective for financial statements beginning on or after 1 January 2014 and have not been adopted in the preparation of these financial statements. Those new and revised TFRS that are relevant to the Group’s operations are disclosed in note 37.
(b) Basis of measurement
The financial statements have been prepared on the historical cost basis.
Functional and Presentation currency
The financial statements are presented in Thai Baht, which is the Company’s functional currency. All financial information presented in Thai Baht has been rounded in the notes to the financial statements to the nearest thousand unless otherwise stated.
(d) Use of estimates and judgements
The preparation of financial statements in conformity with TFRS requires management to make judgements, estimates and assumptions that affect the application of policies and reported amounts of assets, liabilities, income and expenses. Actual results may differ from estimates. Estimates and underlying assumptions are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Revisions to accounting estimates are recognised in the period in which estimates are revised and in any future periods affected. Information about significant areas of estimation uncertainty and critical judgements in applying accounting policies that have the most significant effect on the amount recognised in the financial statements is included in the following note: Note 21 Measurement of employee benefit obligations รายงานประจ�ำปี 2556