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Press Releases - 2016

 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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 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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Press Releases - 2015

 12/14/2015 - Companies that rank high in social responsibility prove more inclined than other firms to avoid taxes, study finds
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 11/5/2015 - As SEC readies final rules for clawbacks, study suggests executives will stymie restatements that trigger them
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 10/12/2015 - Painful though they are, company restatements spur similar misreporting by others, study finds
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 09/24/2015 - Despised though they are, severance payouts to CEOs help prevent opportunistic management, study finds
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 08/05/2015 - Willingness to manipulate company earnings key to success in corporate accounting, study suggests
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 07/16/2015 - Mandatory rotation inhibits rather than encourages auditor skepticism, experiment suggests
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 06/01/2015 - Two-tier wage structure not as profitable as widely assumed, new research suggests
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 04/26/2015 - Now further reason for doubt about SOX 404: it is failing it to achieve its basic purpose, study finds
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 04/12/2015 - Impose a national sales tax? Consumers may just shrug it off, new research suggests
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 03/05/2015 - Audit reviews aren't as effective as generally thought in correcting for preparers' personal biases about clients
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 02/17/2015 - Manipulation of benchmarks is a handy way for companies to mislead investors, study shows
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 01/30/2015 - Executive-pay clawbacks mandated by Dodd-Frank may not be the boon to investors they were intended to be, new study says
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 01/15/2015 - AICPA and AAA Announce Next Steps for Pathways Commission

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