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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:

Rebecca Gilmore Fay
Ray G. Stephens
Charles Henry Griffin
Dan S. Dhaliwal

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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

 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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 12/14/2016 - New rule requiring disclosure of audit engagement partners should be solid plus for investor and regulators, study says
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 11/21/2016 - The aim of SEC comment letters on taxes is to improve info for investors, but they hike firms’ tax-paying too, study finds
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 10/25/2016 - More firms would shift income abroad under proposed tax reform, but amounts would likely be modest, study suggests
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 10/3/2016 - How a simple, trusting practice fosters worker honesty
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 08/30/2016 - Transparency in financial restatements becomes less likely as more pay of top execs is linked to stock price, study finds
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 08/02/2016 - Launch of academic research summaries database will enhance audit practitioner knowledge of latest research and the current state of the art
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 07/28/2016 - Activist investors are a plus for firms they target not just for days but for years, new research finds
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 06/28/2016 - Does changing decision-makers in midstream inhibit initial cost underestimates for capital projects? Study raises doubts
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 06/07/2016 - Shareholders may disapprove of firm’s audit committee, but staggered board elections stymie improvement: study
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 05/02/2016 - As audit competition increases, so does corporate opinion-shopping with regard to a key aspect of financial reporting, new research finds
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 04/11/2016 - Long-awaited Dodd-Frank regulation may very well turn out to be effective in restraining CEO pay, study suggests
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 03/15/2016 - Emphasizing protections against retaliation inhibits whistleblowing, new research suggests
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 03/01/2016 - Yielding to corruption abroad boosts companies' local sales but not its profits, new research finds
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 02/01/2016 - Though Regulators Frown On Accounting Firms Doing Taxes of Companies They Audit, Study Finds They Shun Tricky Ploys
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 01/08/2016 - Scripted answers in earnings conference calls? Study raises red flags for managers and investors alike
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 11/21/2016 - The aim of SEC comment letters on taxes is to improve info for investors, but they hike firms’ tax-paying too, study finds
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 10/25/2016 - More firms would shift income abroad under proposed tax reform, but amounts would likely be modest, study suggests
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 10/3/2016 - How a simple, trusting practice fosters worker honesty
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 08/30/2016 - Transparency in financial restatements becomes less likely as more pay of top execs is linked to stock price, study finds
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Press Releases Archive


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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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Dec28

Accounting Web: Why New PCAOB Rule Should Improve Audit Quality

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Dec22

CFO: Disclosing Engagement Partner Improves Audit Quality

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Dec20

Accounting Today: Study favors PCAOB audit engagement partner disclosure rule

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Dec16

Accounting Web: What Effect Do SEC Comment Letters Have on Tax Compliance?

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Dec5

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Len Boselovic’s Heard off the Street

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Nov28

Accounting Web:Tax Reform Proposal Could Open Door to More Profit Shifting

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Nov24

Accounting Today: SEC Comment Letters Spur Corporate Tax Compliance

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Nov22

Politico: The SEC Plays Tax Man

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Nov21

CFO:SEC Comment Letters Spur Corporate Tax Compliance Related Press Release

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Oct31

Politico: How much money are we talking?

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Oct27

CFO: Would a Territorial Tax System Squeeze IRS Coffers?

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Oct27

Accounting Today: Tax Reform Could Lead to More Profit Shifting by Multinationals Related Press Release

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Oct26

CPA Practice Advisor: Proposed Tax Reform May Cause Businesses to Shift Income Overseas

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Oct12

Accounting Web: Does Self-Certification Make Managers More Ethical?

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Oct4

CPA Practice Advisor: How Self-Certification Fosters Employee Honesty

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Sep8

CFO: Most Companies the Make Restatements Avoid 8-Ks

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Sep6

IR Magazine: Transparency in financial restatements plunges

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Sep2

Accounting Today: Executives Make Stealth Financial Restatements to Preserve Stock Price

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Sep2

WSJ MarketWatch: Executives obscure accounting mistakes when they hold more stock, study finds

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Aug16

CPA Practice Advisor: Free Research Database Available to Audit Practitioners

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Aug11

Accounting Today: American Accounting Association Debuts Research Databases

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Aug11

IR Magazine: Shareholder activism: Not just a quick buck

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Aug5

CFO: Hedge Fund Activism Helps Targeted Companies

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Jun30

CFO: Who Should Decide Whether to Keep Funding a Project?

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Jun24

Accounting Web: Staggered Boards Impede Improvements to Audit Committees

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Jun10

Accounting Today: Staggered Board Elections Hurt Audit Committees

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