Conference Schedule

Please see below for program details. Presenting author names appear in bold text below.

Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Welcome reception

Friday, October 27, 2017
8:40 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Session 1
Do Smarter Auditors Deliver Better Audit Quality? Archival Evidence Based on Unique IQ Data on Swedish Auditors
Authors: Juha-Pekka Kallunki, Lasse Niemi & Henrik Nilsson
Discussant: Daniel Aobdia

10:30 a.m.–11:50 a.m. Session 2
The Informational Effects of Tightening Oil and Gas Disclosure Rules
Authors: Marc Badia, Miguel Duro, Bjorn N. Jorgensen & Gaizka Ormazabal
Discussant: Hans Christensen
1:20 p.m.–2:40 p.m. Session 3
Impact of Auditor and Audit Committee Report Changes on Audit Quality and Costs: Evidence from the United Kingdom
Authors: Lauren Reid, Joseph Carcello, Chan Li & Terry Neal
Discussant: Jere Francis
3:10 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Session 4
Designing a Performance Feedback System in a Multi-Task Environment: Relative Performance Information Detail Level and Temporal Aggregation in a Multi-Task Environment
Authors: R. Lynn Hannan, Gregory P. McPhee, Andrew H. Newman & Ivo D. Tafkov
Discussant: Steven Kachelmeier

Saturday, October 28, 2017
8:30 a.m.–9:50 a.m.

Session 5
Tradeoffs between tax and financial reporting benefits: Evidence from purchase price allocations in taxable acquisitions
Authors: Daniel Lynch, Miles Romney, Bridget Stomberg & Daniel Wangerin
Discussant: John Robinson

10:20 a.m.–11:40 a.m.

Session 6
Legal Disputes Against Independent Auditors: Insights from Prominent Attorneys
Authors: Eldar Maksymov, Jeffrey Pickerd, D. Jordan Lowe, Mark Peecher & Andrew Reffett
Discussant: Dain Donelson

1:00 p.m.–2:20 p.m.

Session 7
Does the Market Value Professional Directors?
Authors: Aida Sijamic Wahid & Kyle Welch
Discussant: David Maber

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