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Semester 1 2006

As part of its commitment to excellence in research, the Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance conducts a regular research seminar series. Presenters include academic staff from other universities as well as staff from our department. These sessions facilitate the dissemination of current research findings in all areas of accounting and corporate governance.

Seminars during the second semester of 2006 will normally be held between 11.00am -12.30pm on most Thursdays in E5A 131. Any further enquiries may be directed to the Seminar Convenor Sue Wright or Seminar Administrator Iris Chung.

The venues map will assist you in finding room locations.

Seminars from 2006 Semester 2 are also available.

March 16

Professor Ed Altman
The Stern School of Business, New York University

"The Informational Efficiency of the Bank Loan Market Compared to the Public Bond Market"

Venue: Dunmore Lang Conference Centre - adjacent to the Dunmore Lang College at 130-134 Herring Road, North Ryde.

March 23

Professor Ed Altman
The Stern School of Business, New York University

"Modeling Credit Risk for SMEs: Evidence from the US Market"

Venue:MGSM Theatre Caltex 121 (through main reception) Macquarie University

March 30

Mr Jean Bedard
Universite Laval and Visiting University of New South Wales

"Reported Internal Control Deficiencies and Earnings Quality"

Venue: Room 310, C8A Lincoln Building, Macquarie University

April 6

Mr James Lau
Macquarie University

"Corporate Governance and CEO Dismissal in Australia"

Venue: Dunmore Lang Conference Centre - adjacent to the Dunmore Lang College at 130-134 Herring Road, North Ryde.

April 13

Ms Catriona Lavermicocca
Macquarie University

"Carrying on Business for the purposes of the Income Tax Assessment Acts - Is there a need for a definition?"

Venue: Room 310, C8A Lincoln Building, Macquarie University

May 4

Professor Markus Granlund
University of Technology, Sydney
(visiting Professor from Turku School of Economics and Business Administration in Finland)

“Multiple Objectives, Management Control Systems, and the Balanced Scorecard: An Exploratory Case Study”

Venue: Room 310, C8A Lincoln Building, Macquarie University

May 11

Mr Kieran James
Charles Sturt University

“Title to be advised”

Venue: Room 310, C8A Lincoln Building, Macquarie University

May 18

Dr David Emsley
University of Sydney

"Competency Trust And Goodwill Trust: The Effect Of Information Flows From Different Organisational Levels"

Venue: Room 310, C8A Lincoln Building, Macquarie University

May 25

Miss Alicia Jiang
Macquarie University

"Interpreting recent changes in audit modification rates with the changes in client risk and audit environment: evidence from Australia"

Venue: Room 310, C8A Lincoln Building, Macquarie University

June 1

Presentations by Honours Students
Macquarie University

Venue: Room 310, C8A Lincoln Building, Macquarie University