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

20.11.2017

Christian Laux (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On November 17, 2017, Christian Laux (Wirtschaftsuniversität Vienna) presented his current research topic „Accounting and the Financial Crisis: The Real Problems and Challenges – Going Forward”...

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02.11.2017

Zoltan Novotny-Farkas (Lancaster University) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On October 27, 2017, Zoltan Novotny-Farkas (Lancaster University) presented his current working paper “Are Level 3 fair value gains and losses informative? Evidence from FAS 157 rollforward...

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02.11.2017

Roni Michaely (Cornell University) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On October 26, 2017, Roni Michaely (Cornell University) presented his current working paper “Are U.S. Industries Becoming More Concentrated?” (co-authored with Gustavo Grullon from Rice University...

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Next WHU Research Seminar in Accounting & Tax

24. November 2017,
11h, D-101

Harm Schütt, LMU München:

"Competition in Financial News Markets and Trading Activity"

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.