Topic: Accounting research

New ‘Critical Audit Matters’ Serve as Warning for Investors

Sept. 1, 2016

The first major change in auditing reports in over 80 years could actually decrease rather than increase auditor litigation risk by serving as an implied disclaimer of auditor responsibility for certain areas. 

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Hirst Wins Research Award for Paper that Informed 2011 Accounting Standards Rule Change

Aug. 4, 2011

Eric Hirst, the John Arch White Professor of Business at The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business, will be honored Aug. 9 with the Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award at the American Accounting Association's (AAA) annual meeting in Denver.

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