Accounting Today: Research questions value of independent audit committee requirement
ValueWalk: Longstanding SEC Auditing Mandate Is No Help Despite Trading Skills of Employees: Study
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MarketWatch: JOBS Act is causing IPOS to be underpriced, but execs still benefit
CPA Practice Advisor: Is the JOBS Act Bad for Investors?
CFO: JOBS Act Causes Post-IPO Volatility: Study
Accounting Web: Study: Sarbanes-Oxley Act Serves as an Early Warning System for Fraud
The Wall Street Journal: The Morning Risk Report: Study Makes Case for External Assessment of Internal Controls
Going Concern: Accounting News Roundup: Sarbanes-Oxley and Tax Reform Sans Trump
The New York Times: Sarbanes-Oxley, Bemoaned as a Burden, Is an Investor’s Ally
Accounting Today: Internal control weaknesses correlate with financial fraud
Compliance Week: Study asserts link between control weaknesses, fraud
CFO: Research Refutes Sarbanes-Oxley Critics
CPA Practice Advisor: Study Shows Sarbanes-Oxley Offers Early Warning of Corporate Fraud
Accounting Web: AAA Study: Firm Value, Performance Not Affected by CEO Pay
Accounting Web: AAA Study: Shareholder Payouts to be Modest at Best
Accounting Today: Shareholders may not see much benefit from repatriation
CFO: Would a Territorial Tax System Help Investors?
CPA Practice Advisor: Ending Federal Tax on U.S. Corp. Profits Abroad Likely to Have Little Effect
Accounting Web: Less Readable Disclosures Can Turn Off Investors
MarketWatch: Companies do better when CEO Pay dwarfs average worker, study finds
24/7 Wall St.: CEO Pay: Enough or Too Much?
New York Post: Study says CEOs should keep making the big bucks
CFO: Do High CEO Pay Ratios Harm Company Value?
CPA Practice Advisor: Do High CEO-Employee Pay Gaps Lead to increased Profitability
Accounting Web: Do Companies Adjust Revenue to Meet Investor Expectations?
IR Magazine: Easy-to-read financials result lower reliance on outside sources, finds study
Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting: Plain English in Financial Presentation Might Pay Off for Companies, Study Finds
Compliance Week: Investors reward readable disclosures, study finds
Accountancy Magazine (UK): Are trustful auditors less skeptical?
Accounting Today: Study stresses importance of presenting understandable accounting disclosures
CFO: Earnings Report Readability Pays Off: Study
ValueWalk: Presenting Financial Results Readably Pays Off for Companies
ValueWalk: Firms Meet Or Slightly Beat Analysts’ Revenue Forecasts In Corformance With Investors’ Priorities
The New York Post: How companies lie about earnings to meet Wall Street expectations
CFO: Do Companies Adjust Revenue in Response to Investor Behavior?
Accounting Today: Study finds signs of accounting manipulation in revenues reported by companies
CPA Practice Advisor: Study Questions Accounting Manipulation to Meet Investor Priorities
Accounting Today: Study questions value of auditor rotation
Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting: Survey Raises Doubts About Mandatory Audit Firm Rotations
Accounting Web: Industry Lags Behind Big Four on Accounting Ethics, Study Finds
CFO: Auditors Can Be Friendly as Well as Skeptical, Study Finds
Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting: Survey Credits Big Four for Focus on Ethics
Accounting Web: Can Auditors Trust Clients and Be Skeptical Too?
Accounting Web: Why Shareholder Votes Against Auditor Ratification Are Rare
CFO: Industry Trails Big 4 in Accounting Ethics: Study
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CPA Practice Advisor: Does the CPA Profession Fall Short on Ethics?
Accounting Today: Industry accounting perceived as less ethical by CPAs
Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting: Study Questions Benefits From Proxy Advisors’ Recommendations on Auditor Ratification
AccountingWeb: High Institutional Ownership Fosters Corporate Tax Avoidance, Study Finds
Accounting Today: Proxy advisors seen adding little value in vetting audit firms
CFO: Institutional Ownership Spurs Tax Avoidance: Study
Accounting Today: Studies links institutional investing to corporate tax avoidance
CPA Practice Advisor: Does Stock Ownership by Institutional Investors Increase Company Tax Avoidance?
Accounting Web: Are Low Taxes a Sign of Risky Business Management?
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting: Disclosure of Lead Audit Partner’s Name to Benefit Investors, Study Finds
Accounting Today: Corporate tax avoidance not a sign of risky management
CPA Practice Advisor: Is Tax Avoidance Related to Business Risk?
CFO: Low Effective Tax Rates Don’t Signal Excess Risk: Study
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CFO: Disclosing Engagement Partner Improves Audit Quality
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Accounting Web: What Effect Do SEC Comment Letters Have on Tax Compliance?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Len Boselovic’s Heard off the Street
Accounting Web:Tax Reform Proposal Could Open Door to More Profit Shifting
Accounting Today: SEC Comment Letters Spur Corporate Tax Compliance
Politico: The SEC Plays Tax Man
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CPA Practice Advisor: How Self-Certification Fosters Employee Honesty
CFO: Most Companies the Make Restatements Avoid 8-Ks
IR Magazine: Transparency in financial restatements plunges
Accounting Today: Executives Make Stealth Financial Restatements to Preserve Stock Price
WSJ MarketWatch: Executives obscure accounting mistakes when they hold more stock, study finds
CPA Practice Advisor: Free Research Database Available to Audit Practitioners
Accounting Today: American Accounting Association Debuts Research Databases
IR Magazine: Shareholder activism: Not just a quick buck
CFO: Hedge Fund Activism Helps Targeted Companies
CFO: Who Should Decide Whether to Keep Funding a Project?
Accounting Web: Staggered Boards Impede Improvements to Audit Committees
Accounting Today: Staggered Board Elections Hurt Audit Committees
CFO: Staggered Boards Affect Audit Committee Quality
Accounting Web - Tough Audit Competition Spurs Internal Control Opinion Shopping
Compliance Week: Study asserts companies shop for internal control audit opinions
WSJ The Morning Risk Report: Audit Competition Can Have Unintended Results
Accounting Today: Increased Audit Competition Leads to Opinion Shopping
Accounting Web: Dodd-Frank Regulation Could Curb CEO Pay Excesses
Financial Times: Four ways to bring galactic executive pay back down to earth
DOW JONES NEWSWIRES: CEO Pay Ratios Impact Investment Decisions
Accounting Today: Dodd-Frank Rule Could Restrain CEO Pay
Forbes: Corporate Bribery May Bring In The Business, But Not Profits, Study Suggests
Accounting Web: Anti-Retaliation Protections Can Hinder Audit Whistleblowing
The Wall Street Journal: The Morning Risk Report: Anti-Retaliation Reminders May Deter Whistleblowing
Bloomberg BNA: Anti-Retaliation Protection for Whistle-Blowers Can Backfire
CFO: Whistle a Different Tune
Accounting Today: Anti-Retaliation Measures Could Backfire for Whistleblowers
JDSupra Business Advisor: Foundations of Texas and the ROE from a Best Practices Compliance Program
CFO: Finance Roundup for Executives
Wall Street Journal: Study Finds Bribery Increases Sales Not Profits
CFO: Crime Doesn’t Pay, Says Harvard Bribery Study
Accounting Web: Auditors Who Prepare Tax Returns Tend to Be More Cautious
Tax-News: No Need to Separate Auditing From Tax Service: Study
Wealth Management.com: Keeping on the Straight and Narrow
WG&L Accounting & Compliance Alert: Auditors Who Also Prepare Clients’ Taxes Use Less Aggressive Tax Positions, Study Finds
Accounting Today: Study Questions Separation of Tax Services from Audits
CFO: Should Your Auditor Prepare Your Tax Return?
Accounting Web – Scripted Earnings Calls Can Be a Red Flag for Investors
Accounting Web – Socially Responsible Firms Tend to Pay Less Taxes
Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Sensing scripted calls, investors crave spontaneity
WG&L Accounting & Compliance Alert: Are Companies that Stick to Script on Earnings Calls Hiding Bad News?
IR Magazine: Scripted answers in conference calls may tip off investors to bad news
Bloomberg Business: Why Corporate America Should Ditch the Script During Quarterly Earnings Calls
CFO: How Scripted Should Your Earnings Calls Be?
The Economist: Can firms be "socially responsible" while avoiding taxes?
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Accounting Today: "Socially Responsible" Companies Avoid Paying Taxes Related Press Release
Accounting Web: Pending SEC Clawback Rules May Deter Restatements
Lexology: Recent Study Shows that Clawbacks May Have Unintended Consequences
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Market Watch: Study suggests executives will hesitate to restate when bonuses are at risk
The Wall Street Journal – Coming Clawback Rules May Influence Restatements:Study
Accounting Today: Study Suggests Clawbacks on Exec Comp Won’t Work
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Accounting Web: Study: Restatements Often Spur Similar Misreporting From Peer Firms
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