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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:

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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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Latest Press Releases

 8/1/2017 - Will ending federal tax on US multinationals’ profits abroad boost shareholder payouts? Effect likely to be modest, new study suggests
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 7/7/2017 - Reviled through they may be, bug CEO-worker pay gaps generally signal good company performance, study finds Attached Files  Read abstract and article
 6/14/2017 - More than helpful to investors, presenting financial results readably pays off for companies too, study suggests
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 5/15/2017 - Firms meet or slightly beat analysts’ revenue forecasts in conformity with investors’ priorities, study finds
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 4/17/2017 - Omnibus survey of auditors and their clients raises doubts about the value of mandatory rotations
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 3/14/2017 - More than a decade after Enron and WorldCom, industry ethics still lag, survey of CPAs suggests
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 2/23/2017 - Proxy advisors are a weak link in ratification of corporate auditors, new research finds
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 2/1/2017 - Stock Ownership By Institutional Investors Spurs Company Tax Avoidance, New Research Finds
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 1/9/2017 - Are a firm’s low taxes a sign of risky management? They’re more a matter of skill, new research suggests
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AAA in the News

Aug12

Accounting Web: AAA Study: Shareholder Payouts to be Modest at Best

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Aug8

Accounting Today: Shareholders may not see much benefit from repatriation

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Aug1

CFO: Would a Territorial Tax System Help Investors?

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Aug1

CPA Practice Advisor: Ending Federal Tax on U.S. Corp. Profits Abroad Likely to Have Little Effect

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Jul25

Accounting Web: Less Readable Disclosures Can Turn Off Investors

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Jul24

MarketWatch: Companies do better when CEO Pay dwarfs average worker, study finds

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Jul23

24/7 Wall St.: CEO Pay: Enough or Too Much?

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Jul22

New York Post: Study says CEOs should keep making the big bucks

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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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