WHU Financial Accounting & Tax Center (FAccT Center)

Ressourcen für Forscher und Entscheider

Mission Statement

Das WHU FAccT Center erforscht die ökonomischen Auswirkungen von Rechnungslegung und Besteuerung und bemüht sich um die Verbreitung der gewonnenen wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnisse in akademischer Lehre, Praxis und Politik.



Daniel Beneish (University of Indiana) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On October 13, 2017, Daniel Beneish (Indiana Unversity)  presented his current working paper “Explaining Merger Wealth Effects using Allocated Merger Prices” at the WHU Research Seminar in...



Dan Amiram (Columbia Business School) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On September 8, 2017, Dan Amiram (Columbia Business School) presented his current working paper “Do Executive Compensation Contracts Maximize Firm Value? Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment” at...



Saverio Bozzolan (LUISS University Rome) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On June 30, 2017, Saverio Bozzolan (LUISS University Rome) presented his current working paper “Consistency in Guidance Characteristics” (co-authored with Giulia Redigolo, University of Padova) at...


Next WHU Research Seminar in Accounting & Tax

26. October 2017, 13:45h, C-003

Roni Michaely, Cornell University:

Are U.S. Industries Becoming More Concentrated?

27. October 2017, 11.00h, D-001

Zoltan Novotny-Farkas, Lancaster University:

“Are Level 3 fair value gains and losses informative?
Evidence from FAS 157 rollforward disclosures”

Topics of Interest

FAccT Center Members regularly speak on current accounting and tax topics, including

  • The use of financial statements in equity valuation, the determination of distributable and taxable profits, as well as corporate governance
  • National and International Accounting Standards, Management Reporting, and Disclosure
  • Accounting Quality, Accounting Policy and Accounting Fraud
  • Fair Value Accounting and Accounting of Research and Development, M&A Transactions, Pension Obligations, Income Taxes, Property, Financial Instruments and Hedge Accounting
  • Business Analysis and Business Valuation
  • Taxes and Investment Decisions
  • Corporate Tax Avoidance

We also invite you to attend our FAccT Center Research Seminar. Please contact us.

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