Department of Accountancy and Law

Research Seminars

Research Seminars

2021-22
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
25 May 2022
10:30-12:00
WLB917/Zoom
Prof. Alexander BASSEN
University of Hamburg
Regulation research on: The Global Regulatory Trends in Sustainability Disclosure
12 May 2022
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Dr. Chris ZHAO
Hong Kong Baptist University
Investor reaction and non-GAAP reporting:
Why non-GAAP securities litigation is virtually non-existent
28 April 2022
09:00-10:30
Zoom
Prof. Aaron ROESCHLEY
University of Kentucky
The FASB’s Balance Sheet Approach and Earnings Informativeness
20 April 2022
09:30-11:00
Zoom
Dr. XIN Xiangang
City University of Hong Kong
Remote Auditing and Audit Quality: Evidence from the Field
12 April 2022
09:30-11:00
Zoom
Prof. WU Qiang
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Corporate Reputation and Tax Avoidance Revisited:
Evidence from the Recognition of Well-Known Trademarks
22 February 2022
14:30-16:00
Zoom
Dr. Mark YAN
Hong Kong Baptist University
Accounting Standards Codification 842 and Debt Contracting
18 February 2022
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Dr. Timothy SEIDEL
Brigham Young University
Common Auditors in Supply Chain Relationships and the Provision of Trade Credit
16 November 2021
14:30-16:00
Zoom
Prof. Jeffrey NG
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Investing Better by Learning from Peers’ Investment Plans
27 October 2021
15:00-16:30
WLB917
Dr. LUO Shuqing
The University of Hong Kong
The Effect of Lead Lenders’ Equity Holding on Co-Lead Syndicate Structure
20 October 2021
15:00–16:30
WLB602
Dr. ZHOU Gaoguang
Hong Kong Baptist University
Auditor Liability, Litigation Risk, and Corporate Tax Avoidance: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment in the U.S.
19 October 2021
14:30-16:00
Zoom
Dr. XIE Jing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The real effect of compensation benchmarking – Evidence from share repurchases
2020-21
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
26 May 2021
15:00–16:30
Zoom
Prof. Kerstin Lopatta
The University of Hamburg
Does CSR matter? Views and perceptions of financial analysts during the global COVID-19 pandemic
20 April 2021
14:00-15:30
Zoom
Dr. NA Ke
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
A Bright Side of Labor Market Power? Evidence from the Audit Profession
30 March 2021
09:30-11:00
Zoom
Dr. WANG Ray
Hong Kong Baptist University
Goody-goodies? Facial Trustworthiness and Analyst Forecast Behavior
23 March 2021
09:00-10:30
Zoom
Prof. LU Hai
University of Toronto
Does the All-Star Award Affect Analysts’ Performance? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design and the Field
23 February 2021
14:30-16:00
Zoom
Dr. CHUNG Byung Hun
Nanyang Technological University
Effect of differences in national cultures on cross-country accounting comparability under IFRS - an examination of risk aversion and materialism
24 November 2020
14:30-16:00
Zoom
Dr. Tracy GU
The University of Hong Kong
The Spillover Effects of Mandatory Audit Partner Rotation: Evidence from Audit Adjustments
10 November 2020
14:00-15:30
Zoom
Prof. ZHANG Yue
Lingnan University
When Doing Good for Society is Good for Shareholders: Importance of Alignment between Generic Strategy and CSR
27 October 2020
14:30-16:00
Zoom
Dr. FAN Zhongwen
The University of Hong Kong
Sunset Time, Circadian Disruption, and Financial Misreporting
01 September 2020
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Dr. WU Kaishu
University of Waterloo
Does Tax Deductibility of Interest Expenses Affect Financial Reporting? Evidence from Conditional Conservatism
2019-20
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
11 March 2020
14:30-16:00
Zoom
Dr. WU Haibin
City University of Hong Kong
The Impact of Real Earnings Management on Cybersecurity: Evidence from Data Breaches
21 January 2020
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Mr. ZHANG Jian
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Spillover Effect of Peer-to-Peer Lending on the Loan Losses of Commercial Banks
15 January 2020
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Mr. KIM Jungbae
New York University
PCAOB Inspections, Accounting for Intangibles, and Resource Allocation for Innovation
14 January 2020
14:30-16:00
DLB905
Ms. YA Kang
National University of Singapore
On the Effect of Social Environment of Racial Inequality: Trump Election and Minority CEO Pessimism
13 January 2020
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Ms. ZHU Chunmei
The University of Waterloo
The Treatment of Accounting Changes in Covenants and Debt Contracting Efficiency
10 December 2019
10:30-12:00
WLB602
Ms. FROST Tracie S.
Florida Atlantic University
The Role of Audit in World-wide Access to Credit: Evidence from the World Bank Enterprise Surveys
10 October 2019
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Dr. LEE Junghun Jay
University of Massachusetts Boston
An Accountant in the C-Suite: Chief Accounting Officers and Asymmetric Timely Loss Recognition
09 December 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Dr. Ray ZHANG
Simon Fraser University
Managerial Risk Tolerance and Corporate Credit Ratings
08 October 2019
15:00-16:30
DLB908
Prof. Zhemin (Jamie) WANG
Univeristy of Wisconsin - Parkside
Legal Origin, Levels of Economic Development, and IFRS Information Comparability
17 September 2019
15:00-16:30
DLB905
Dr. Gladys LEE
The University of Melbourne
The Value of CEO Health
2018-19
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
28 May 2019
10:30-12:00
WLB917
Dr. Rui SHEN
Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen)
Estimation Uncertainty and Expectation Formation: Evidence from Sell-side Security Analysts
14 May 2019
14:00-15:30
WLB602
Dr. Feng WU
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The real effects of risk disclosures: Evidence from climate change reporting in 10-K
7 May 2019
10:30-12:00
WLB601
Dr. Bin MIAO
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Market Efficiency in Real Time: Evidence from Low Latency Activity around Earnings Announcements
26 April 2019
10:30-12:00
WLB601
Prof. Liandong ZHANG
Singapore Management University
Do Repatriation Tax Holidays Promote Corporate Social Responsibility? Evidence from the American Jobs Creation Act
26 March 2019
10:30-12:00
WLB602
Dr. Chong WANG
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Employee Disclosure of Business Outlook and Bank Loan Contracting
12 March 2019
14:00-15:30
WLB602
Dr. Yangyang CHEN
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Captured by Mutual Funds: Do Cross-Audits Undermine Auditor Independence?
26 November 2018
10:30-12:00
WLB601
Dr. Ke NA
University of Hong Kong
Direct Evidence on Earnings Used in Executive Compensation Performance Measurement
20 November 2018
15:30-17:00
WLB601
Dr. Sean CAO
Georgia State University
Labor Market Benefit of Disclosure: Evidence from External CEO Hiring
6 November 2018
15:30-17:00
WLB601
Prof. SU Lixin, Nancy
Lingnan University
Does Compensation Disclosure Lead to Better Job Performance? Evidence from the Mandatory CFO Pay Disclosure
29 October 2018
10:30-12:00
WLB602
Dr. Jing ZHAO
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Effect of Shareholder Proposals On Accrual-Based and Real Earnings Management
15 October 2018
10:30-12:00
WLB602
Dr. Yong George YANG
Chinese University of Hong Kong
East, West, Home’s Best: Are Local CEOs Less Myopic?
2 October 2018
15:30-17:00
DLB908
Prof. Jong-Hag CHOI
Seoul National University
Audit Market Concentration and Audit Fees: An International Investigation
18 September 2018
15:30-17:00
DLB905
Ms Yi LUO
Queen's University
The Effect of Gender on Investors’ Judgements and Decision Making Recognized Awards
13 September 2018
10:30-12:00
WLB602
Dr. Albert TSANG
York University
Judging a Book by Its Cover? CEOs’ Facial Trustworthiness and Stock Market Reactions to Management Earnings Forecasts
12 September 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB918
Dr. Feng TIAN
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Sharing the Same Language: from the Globalization of Accounting Standards to the Pursuit of Globally Recognized Awards
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