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

08.10.2018

Amir Amel-Zadeh (University of Oxford) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On October 5th, 2018, Amir Amel-Zadeh (Said Business, University of Oxford) presented his current research topic “Are All Insider Sales Created Equal? Evidence from Form 4 Footnote...

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01.10.2018

Aytekin Ertan (London Business School) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On September 28th, 2018, Aytekin Ertan (London Business School) presented his current research topic "Financial Intermediation through Financial Disintermediation:  Evidence from the ECB...

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18.06.2018

Volkan Muslu (University of Houston) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On June 15th, 2018, Volkan Muslu (University of Houston) presented his current research topic “How Do Firms Change Investments Based on MD&A Disclosures of Peer Firm?” (co-authored with...

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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.