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Events and Seminars

We hold seminars throughout the academic year. If you wish to present a paper to the group or if you would like further information on the seminars please contact us on 024 765 28228 or accounting dot group at wbs dot ac dot uk

Spring Term 2023/24

Date Presenter Affiliation Paper Title
17/04/24 Jenny Chu Cambridge University TBC
10/04/24 Suresh Govindaraj Rutgers TBC
03/04/24 Stefano Cascino London School of Economics TBC
27/03/24 Mike Power London School of Economics TBC
20/03/24 Zhongnan Xiang WBS TBC
13/03/24 Leonid Sokolovskyy Manchester University TBC
06/03/24 Haley Beer WBS TBC
28/02/24 Patricia Naranjo Olivares Rice University The Impact of Mandatory Closed Periods on Corporate Insider Trading
07/02/24 Mark Bradshaw Boston College Short Sellers’ Information Advantage: Analyzing Short Selling Reports and Information Sources
24/01/24 Daniel Qilin Peng University College Dublin ESG Considerations in Acquisitions and Divestitures: Corporate Responses to Mandatory ESG Disclosure
05/01/24 Dr. Hendrik Vollmer / Prof. Rania KamlaLink opens in a new window / Prof. Nicholas McGuiganLink opens in a new window British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) 6th Alternative Accounts Europe (AAE) ConferenceLink opens in a new window

Autumn Term 2023/24

Date Presenter Affiliation Paper Title
15/012/23 Clive Lennox University of Southern California An explanation of path analysis and recommendations for best practice
06/12/23 Hila Fogel-Yaari University of Texas at Arlington Fostering Trust: Financial Disclosure Quality and Innovation
08/11/23 Xi Li London School of Economics Financial Innovation via Sustainable Lending
25/10/23 Lewei Zhu CUNEF University Auditor and Client Investment Efficiency: Informational Advantage Obtained through Auditing Industry-Leader Clients
18/10/23 Bjorn Jorgensen Copenhagen School of Business Do Accounting Standards Affect Audit Matters? Evidence from Twin Firms
12/10/23 Philip Joos Tilburg University ESG Transparency of Private Equity and Debt Firms
04/10/23 Dhanya Krishna Kumar WBS Prevention is Better than Cure: Leveraging the Anticipatory Power of the Slippery Slope Phenomenon

Summer Term 2022/23

Date Presenter Affiliation Title
28/06/23 Sudipta Basu Fox School of Business - Temple University Antitrust laws and Conditional Conservatism
Ane Tamayo London School of Economics Sexism, Culture, and Firm Value: Evidence from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal and the #MeToo Movement
17/05/23 Steve Young Lancaster University Managers’ disclosure response to regulatory prompts for greater transparency on value creation: Evidence from a corpus analysis
03/05/23 Jelena Brankovic Bielefeld University Rankings, performance, and organizational status dynamics in higher education
26/04/23 Per Ahblom London School of Economics

Behind closed doors: Exploring the conduct of private meetings between investor and company representatives