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

07.02.2018

Stefano Cascino (London School of Economics) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On January 2nd, 2018, Stefano Cascino (London School of Economics) presented his current research topic „Labor Market Effects of Spatial Licensing Requirements: Evidence from CPA Mobility” ...

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11.12.2017

Luc Paugam (HEC Paris) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On December 8, 2017, Luc Paugam (HEC Paris) presented his current research topic „Enforcement and Cash Flow Management to Delay Goodwill Impairments under IFRS” (co-authored with Andrei Filip,...

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27.11.2017

Harm Schütt (LMU München) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On November 24, 2017, Harm Schütt (LMU München) presented his current research topic „Competition in Financial News Markets and Trading Activity” at the WHU Research Seminar in Finance &...

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Next WHU Research Seminar in Accounting & Tax

09. March 2018,
11h, E-103

Jochen Pierk, Erasmus University Rotterdam:

"Determinants and consequences of group and component auditor alignment"

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.