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The American Accounting Association remembers and honors our colleagues who have truly been thought leaders in accounting education and have helped to shape the future of accounting through their teaching and research. Please join us in sending condolences to the families of these longtime and influential members of the Association:

Yuji Ijiri
Rebecca Gilmore Fay
Ray G. Stephens
Charles Henry Griffin
Dan S. Dhaliwal
J. Marion Posey

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Welcome to the Newsroom of the American Accounting Association. Here you'll find press releases on the latest happenings at the AAA. If you have any questions about the AAA or would like any additional information about the items listed below, please contact:

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American Accounting Association
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Phone: 941-556-4131

AAA in the News

Jul11

CFO: Do High CEO Pay Ratios Harm Company Value?

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Jul10

CPA Practice Advisor: Do High CEO-Employee Pay Gaps Lead to increased Profitability

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Jul5

Accounting Web: Do Companies Adjust Revenue to Meet Investor Expectations?

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Jul3

IR Magazine: Easy-to-read financials result lower reliance on outside sources, finds study

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Jun20

Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting: Plain English in Financial Presentation Might Pay Off for Companies, Study Finds

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Jun14

Compliance Week: Investors reward readable disclosures, study finds

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Jun14

Accountancy Magazine (UK): Are trustful auditors less skeptical?

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Jun14

Accounting Today: Study stresses importance of presenting understandable accounting disclosures

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Jun14

CFO: Earnings Report Readability Pays Off: Study

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Jun14

ValueWalk: Presenting Financial Results Readably Pays Off for Companies

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Jun5

ValueWalk: Firms Meet Or Slightly Beat Analysts’ Revenue Forecasts In Corformance With Investors’ Priorities

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May23

The New York Post: How companies lie about earnings to meet Wall Street expectations

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May17

CFO: Do Companies Adjust Revenue in Response to Investor Behavior?

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May15

Accounting Today: Study finds signs of accounting manipulation in revenues reported by companies

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May15

CPA Practice Advisor: Study Questions Accounting Manipulation to Meet Investor Priorities

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APR24

Accounting Today: Study questions value of auditor rotation

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APR19

Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting: Survey Raises Doubts About Mandatory Audit Firm Rotations

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APR19

Accounting Web: Industry Lags Behind Big Four on Accounting Ethics, Study Finds

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APR19

CFO: Auditors Can Be Friendly as Well as Skeptical, Study Finds

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APR14

Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting: Survey Credits Big Four for Focus on Ethics

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APR10

Accounting Web: Can Auditors Trust Clients and Be Skeptical Too?

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Mar16

Accounting Web: Why Shareholder Votes Against Auditor Ratification Are Rare

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Mar16

CFO: Industry Trails Big 4 in Accounting Ethics: Study

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Mar16

Why You May Soon See Flying Auditors!

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Mar14

CPA Practice Advisor: Does the CPA Profession Fall Short on Ethics?

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Mar14

Accounting Today: Industry accounting perceived as less ethical by CPAs

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Mar9

Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting: Study Questions Benefits From Proxy Advisors’ Recommendations on Auditor Ratification

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Mar6

AccountingWeb: High Institutional Ownership Fosters Corporate Tax Avoidance, Study Finds

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Feb24

Accounting Today: Proxy advisors seen adding little value in vetting audit firms

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Feb7

CFO: Institutional Ownership Spurs Tax Avoidance: Study

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Feb6

Accounting Today: Studies links institutional investing to corporate tax avoidance

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Feb1

CPA Practice Advisor: Does Stock Ownership by Institutional Investors Increase Company Tax Avoidance?

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Jan25

Accounting Web: Are Low Taxes a Sign of Risky Business Management?

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Jan24

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting: Disclosure of Lead Audit Partner’s Name to Benefit Investors, Study Finds

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Jan13

Accounting Today: Corporate tax avoidance not a sign of risky management

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Jan10

CPA Practice Advisor: Is Tax Avoidance Related to Business Risk?

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Jan10

CFO: Low Effective Tax Rates Don’t Signal Excess Risk: Study Related Press Release

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Jan9

CPA Practice Advisor: New Rule to Require Disclosure of Audit Engagement Partners

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