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.



Christina Dargenidou (University of Exeter) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On March 31, 2017, Christina Dargenidou (University of Exeter) presented her current working paper "Real activities management to prevent fiscal deficits: Evidence from municipal...



Niamh Brennan (University College Dublin) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On February 10, 2017, Niamh Brennan (Quinn School of Business, UC Dublin) presented her current working paper "A Theoretical Framework of External Accounting Communication: Research...



Johannes Voget (University of Mannheim) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On January 13, 2017, Johannes Voget (University of Mannheim) presented his current working paper “International Taxation and Productivity Effects of M&As” (with Maximilian Todtenhaupt, University...


Next WHU Research Seminar in Accounting & Tax

28. April 2017, 11:30 h

Paul André, HEC Lausanne:

"Business group membership and IFRS reporting: The effect of group financing and investing incentives"

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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