WHU Financial Accounting & Tax Center (FAccT Center)

Resources for financial researchers and decision makers

Mission Statement

The WHU FAccT Center is dedicated to generating and disseminating scientific knowledge about the economic consequences of financial accounting and taxation that is relevant to students, practitioners and policy makers.

News

22.05.2018

Lin Cheng (University of Arizona) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On May 16th, 2018, Lin Cheng (University of Arizona) presented his current research topic "Auditor-related Provisions in Private Loan Agreements, Audit Fee, and Audit Quality" (co-authored...

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24.04.2018

Thomas Gilliam (IE Business School) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On April 20th, 2018, Thomas Gilliam (IE Business School) presented his current research topic „Detecting Real Activities Manipulation” at the WHU Research Seminar in Finance & Accounting. ...

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09.04.2018

Frank Ecker (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On April 6th, 2018, Frank Ecker (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management) presented his current research topic „Payoffs to Aggressiveness” (co-authored with Jennifer Francis, Duke University,...

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Next WHU Research Seminar in Accounting & Tax

8. June 2018,
11h, E-103

Harry Huizinga,
Tilburg University

"Foreign Banks and International Transmission of Monetary Policy: Evidence from the Syndicated Loan Market"

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.