Research

TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Pia Stoczek: "That’s (in)credible: Disclosure on green bond segments"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Pia Stoczek gave a presentation on January 16, 2024, on the topic "That’s (in)credible: Disclosure on green bond segments".

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Karina Körösi

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Karina Körösi will gave a presentation on January 9, 2024.

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Elisa Casi-Eberhard "Tax Strategy Disclosure: A Greenwashing Mandate?"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On December 12, 2023, Elisa Casi-Eberhard (NHH Bergen) presented the paper "Tax Strategy Disclosure: A Greenwashing Mandate?" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar.

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Reeyarn Li

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars,Reeyarn Li gave a presentation on December 05, 2023.

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On November 28, 2023, Martin Artz (WWU Münster) presented the paper "You Rate Me and I’ll Rate You: Mutual Rating Relationships in Multi-Rater Performance Evaluation Systems" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar.

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As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Stephan Kaiser gave a presentation on November 21, 2023, on the topic "Forecasting in Uncertain Times: The Role of Business Model Innovation in Predicting Operating Cash Flows".

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The paper, titled Does private peers' disclosure affect public firms' information environment?, is co-authored by Bianca Beyer (Aalto University) and Vanessa Flagmeier (University of Passau). It examines how private peers' disclosure creates externalities for the public firms' information environment. It finds that the negative externalities occur primarily when private peers are opaque. Prof. Dr. Kosi was honoured to present the paper at the UQ…

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On November 14th, 2023, Dennis Großmann will present the paper "Dissemination of information by German small caps​​​" at the TRR 266/TAF Brown Bag Seminar.

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Dennis Großmann: "Dissemination of information by german small caps"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Dennis Großmann gave a presentation on November 14, 2023, on the topic "Dissemination of information by german small caps".

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On November 9th, 2023, Dennis Großmann gives a presentation on "Dissemination of information by German small caps" at the Faculty Research Workshop at Paderborn University.

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Yuri Pieper: "Preferences for taxing wealth and income - Ability-to-pay"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Yuri Pieper gave a presentation on November 7, 2023, on the topic "Preferences for taxing wealth and income - Ability-to-pay".

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Derrald Stice "Regulatory Exposure, Debt Contract Terms, and Bank Specialization"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On October 24, 2023, Derrald Stice (HKU Business School) presented the paper "Regulatory Exposure, Debt Contract Terms, and Bank Specialization" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar.

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Rebecca Lester "The Spiderweb of Partnership Tax Structures"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On October 17, 2023, Rebecca Lester (Stanford Graduate School of Business) presented the paper "The Spiderweb of Partnership Tax Structures" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar.

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Alexander Liß: "IP Disclosure under IP Litigation"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Alexander Liß gave a presentation on October 10, 2023, on the topic "IP Disclosure under IP Litigation".

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On July 11, 2023, Simone Euler (Humboldt-University Berlin) presented the paper "Country level private firm transparency and M&A transactions" at the TRR 266/TAF Brown Bag Seminar. She is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Accounting and Auditing at the Humboldt-University Berlin. Her research interest is in the area of private firm transparency, as well as in the relation between NGO lobbyism and non-financial information.

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Teaching

In module "Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures" (TAF Master program), we hosted Armin Budde (former managing director of Budde GmbH & Co. KG), Sven Nuener (chief strategy officer PreZero Stiftung GmbH & Co. KG), Martin Westhoff (tax consultant and partner at Horstbrink & Partner) and Dr. Andreas Börger (lawyer, tax consultant and partner at HLB Stückmann). They prepared a very interesting guest lecture and explained how PreZero acquired Budde…

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In our module "Fundamentals of Auditing" the students learn how to audit financial statements from two very experienced practitioners. The lecturers are Hendrik Koch and Stefan Kiertscher from KPMG Bielefeld. This winter semester our students also got an exclusive opportunity to work on a case study about the accounting scandal of FlowTex Technologie GmbH & Co. KG. They applied their knowledge to the practical business case and presented their…

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We are thrilled to announce that Prof. Dr. Reimsbach, a distinguished expert in sustainability reporting, is joining our team at TAF Department! Prof. Dr. Reimsbach brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, and we are delighted to have him on board. Calling all Bachelor's and Master's students interested in sustainability reporting. Prof. Dr. Reimsbach is offering a range of captivating thesis topics in the field of sustainability reporting…

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TAF Master Get-together

The annual TAF Master get-together will take place on 7th June 2023 at 6pm. Use this opportunity for networking, sharing experience and spending a pleasant time together. The TAF Department attaches great importance to regular exchange and good cooperation. The annual get-together makes an important contribution to this. We hereby cordially invite you to attend. You can register with Ms. Jack (stefanie.jack@uni-paderborn.de) by 4th June.   …

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As part of the module "Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures" Dr. Veit Ostmeier from Beiersdorf, gave a guest lecture on 17. November 2022 from 09:00-13:00 with the topic: Insights into the strategy and challenges of Accounting and Consolidation. The guest lecture is part of TRR 266.    

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Guest lecture from PwC

At 11. November Amira Shala and Elena Gilles from PwC will gave a guest lecture in the module "Financial Accounting I". The topic will be "The Sustainability Jungle: Non-financial reporting for financial institutions".    

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Information preparation and processing is a central challenge and is examined within the framework of TRR 266 "Accounting for Transparency". These two topics are of outstanding importance, especially in M&A transactions. Therefore, we are pleased that Dr. Alexander Schmitz from the Boston Consulting Group offered a guest lecture in English entitled “Information Processing in M&A Transactions" as part of the Master's module “Mergers, Acquisitions…

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School of Economics and Business (SEB) and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

Are you interested in studying and living abroad for a semester? We are currently collecting applications for the student exchange programs in summer semester 2023. The application deadline is May 4, 2022. Come to our information event on Monday, April 25, 2022 from 10:15 until 11:30 in room Q0.425. We will give specific information about the School of Economics and Business (SEB), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the Memorial University…

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As part of the module 'Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures' (TAF Master Program), Patrick Zabel (from a lithium-ion battery company) and Stefan Westemeyer held a guest lecture on 9 December 2021 from 9:00 - 12:00. The lecture will be related to practical aspects of merger and acquisition activities.

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The doctoral module W6294 Taxation, Accounting and Finance (“WP module”) takes place on the following days in the winter semester 2021/2022 at the university (room Q5.245): 10.01.2022: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm 14.01.2022: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm 21.01.2022: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm 31.01.2022: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm  This module covers topics in the area of Finance, Taxation, Accounting for internal decisions, and Financial reporting and capital markets. We…

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The doctoral module Scientific Citizenship is scheduled on the following days in the winter semester 2021/2022: 02.11.2021: 10.00 am - 12:00 am (virtual kick-off session) 29.11.2021: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm (at university) 30.11.2021: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm (at university) 21.12.2021: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm (at university) 22.12.2021: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm (at university) This module covers the topics on the academic publication and research process in all…

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As part of the lecture 'Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures', Hendrik Koch and Massud Parwani held a guest lecture on 4 February 2021 from 9:00 - 12:00. The lecture will be related to purchase price allocation and goodwill accounting.

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The doctoral module W6294 Taxation, Accounting and Finance took place from January 15 to January 25, 2021. This module covers topics in the area of Financial reporting and capital markets, Accounting for internal decisions, Taxation and Finance. Maximilian Kaspar from the Management Department says: “At first, I was skeptical if I will understand everything and how much the course has to offer me. But it was definitely worth it for me to take…

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For winter semester 2020/21, we are happy to announce that Hendrik Koch and Massud Parwani (KPMG Bielefeld) are the new external lecturers for the module W2283 – Grundlagen der Wirtschaftsprüfung (Accounting and Auditing).

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General

Ph.D. of Maryna Gulenko

On July 12th, 2023, Maryna Gulenko defended her doctoral dissertation entitled "Three Essays on Corporate Social Responsibility Activities and Reporting" successfully before the examination board. The whole team congratulates her on a fantastic dissertation and disputation!

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Day of Excellence 2023

On the Day of Excellence 2023, the participants of the last Excellence Programme and the UGO-awardees were formally honoured. One participant was Timo Pohlmann, who presented his project titled: “Recent developments in the European corporate green bond market”. Mr Pohlmann was supervised by Prof. Dr. Kosi of the TAF Department. The Excellence Programme enables students with above-average achievements to distinguish themselves through their first…

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Finally, results of the CHE ranking have been published. We are proud to announce that the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at Paderborn University has once again achieved outstanding results. Many degree programs of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, for example Bachelor International Business Studies and Bachelor Wirtschaftswissenschaften, were able to achieve a first-class result in categories such as…

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From Paderborn to Ljubljana

For many students, it is probably the highlight of their entire study period: the semester abroad. More and more students are taking the advantage of studying experience from abroad. This is also the story of Anna Dahmen, who, in addition to her TAF Master studies, also works as a research assistant at the Chair of Tax Accounting. Anna chose the Erasmus Exchange at the University of Ljubljana, located in the capital of Slovenia.   Anna was…

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Wednesdays in Q

You don't know what to do during your lunch break? Then come to the Q building. Every Wednesday during the lunch break (1 - 2 p.m.), different offers are held, such as information sessions about studying abroad, job opportunities, mental and physical fitness, and networking. You can find more information on the website of the Faculty of Business and Economics. See you!

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The European Accounting Association (EAA) provides a platform for researchers from all over the world to exchange and educate themselves about research and teaching in the field of accounting. Prof. Dr. Urska Kosi will be representing the EAA Germany starting in May. The national representatives and the board members maintain and promote intensive contact between researchers across national borders. At the same time, the members are networking…

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The new University Council was approved by the Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia. On this occasion, the committee met on 3 March. The new University Council consists of Prof. Dr. Christine Silberhorn, Dr. Soreen Hartmann, Dr.-Ing. Steffen Jesinghausen, Dr. Dagmar Simon (chairman), Prof. Dr. Rita Burrichter, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Brautmeier (vice chairman), Prof. Dr. Urska Kosi, Dr. Holger Karl and Andreas Speith. It consists…

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The professorship of Financial Accounting and Auditing Prof. Dr. Kosi has a vacancy for a Research and Teaching Assistant (f/m/d). Further information can be found here.

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An interesting internship abroad

It is important to consolidate the knowledge you have learned through practical application during your studies. There are many different possibilities, and one of them is an internship abroad, as our former colleague Anna-Lena Happe is currently doing in Copenhagen. The IBS student started looking for an internship in digital marketing on LinkedIn. Within a short time and a total of two online interviews, she received an acceptance letter from a…

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Hall of Femmes

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Paderborn University, many events and online exhibitions are offered, such as the Hall of Femmes, which was implemented by the Central Equal Opportunity Officer in cooperation with the Mentoring Programs team and the Center of Gender Studies. This online portal introduces Women with an impressive career and are associated with the University in various ways. You have the opportunity to read short interviews…

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Bertelsmann Accounting Services is looking for an Intern (m/f/d) in the Center of Expertise-Accounting and Reporting. Further information can be found here.    

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Finally, the time has come! Graduation Journey Day is the highlight of a hard-working and memorable time for many students. This year, 180 graduates celebrated their graduation with their friends and family. In small groups, the graduates walked through various stations that were meant to reflect on the study experience. In addition to classic recollections such as the "Ersti-Tüte" or a small university party, the participants watched video…

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TAF Master get-together 2022

On July 7, 2022, the 2nd annual TAF Master get-together took place. Almost 40 participants took the opportunity to exchange ideas and spend a pleasant time. The TAF Department attaches great importance to a lively exchange and good cooperation. The annual get-together makes an important contribution to this.    

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EAA Annual Congress 2022

The 44th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association took place on May 11-13, 2022, in Bergen, Norway. Pia Stoczek presented the paper "Current developments in the European bond market", co-authored with Benedikt Franke (Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg) and Urska Kosi. Urska Kosi presented the paper "CSR reporting under the Non-Financial Reporting Directive: Evidence from non-publicly listed firms", co-authored with Maryna…

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On the Day of Excellence 2022, the participants of the last Excellence Programme and the UGO-awardees were formally honoured. One receiver of the UGO award was Theresa Ahlers, who wrote her master thesis with Prof. Dr. Urska Kosi. In her master thesis, she examined the transparency of the insolvency process from German firms creditors’ perspective. The UGO award is granted by the Unternehmergruppe Ostwestfalen e.V. in cooperation with Paderborn…

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