Research

TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Pia Stoczek: "The effect of corporate quantitative easing on syndicated lending"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Pia Stoczek gave a presentation on January 10, 2023, on the topic "The effect of corporate quantitative easing on syndicated lending".

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Adrian Schipp: "Autocrats, Democrats and Law Simplification – The Case of Tax Complexity"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Adrian Schipp gave a presentation on December 20th, 2022 on the topic "Autocrats, Democrats and Law Simplification – The Case of Tax Complexity".

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As part of the TRR 266 Seminar Series, Danladi Abah, PhD, from Kogi State University Anyigba (Nigeria) will hold a presentation on "British Colonialism, Gender and the Challenges of Tax Administration in Central Nigeria 1919-1960". The presentation will take place on 12. December 2022 at 4:00 pm in room L3.204 and via zoom.    

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Harald Amberger "Ownership Transparency and Cross-border Investment"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On December 6, 2022, Harald Amberger (WU Vienna) presented the paper "Ownership Transparency and Cross-border Investment" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar. Harald Amberger is an Assistant Professor at the Business Taxation Group of the Institute for Accounting and Auditing. He holds a PhD in International Business Taxation from WU Vienna where he graduated sub auspiciis praesidentis rei publicae in February 2018.…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Maryna Gulenko: "CSR and political insiders"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Maryna Gulenko gave a presentation on November 29th, 2022 on the topic "CSR and political insiders".

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Svenja Dube "Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Behavior"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On November 22, 2022, Svenja Dube (Fordham University, New York) presented the paper "Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Behavior" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar. Svenja Dube, PhD is an Assistant Professor in Accounting and Taxation at Fordham University, New York. She earned her PhD at New York University in Business Administration. Her research is mainly concerned with accounting. She has published…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Christopher Böhme: "Spillover effects of tax-related restatements"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Christopher Böhme gave a presentation on November 15th, 2022 on the topic "Spillover effects of tax-related restatements".

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On November 2, 2022, Alfred Wagenhofer (University of Graz) presented the paper "Economic Effects of Litigation Risk on Corporate Disclosure and Innovation" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar. Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Alfred Wagenhofer is a member of the board of the Institute for Corporate Accounting and Controlling and head of the Center for Accounting Research at the University of Graz. He is the author of numerous…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: David Hiss: "External Effects and Disclosure"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, David Hiss gave a presentation on October 25, 2022 on the topic "External Effects and Disclosure".

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On October 18, 2022, Ferdinand Elfers (Erasmus University Rotterdam) presented the paper "TruPS, I Did It Again – The Impact of (Non-)Fair Value Accounting on Banks’ Impairment and Trading Decisions" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar. Ferdinand Elfers is an Assistant Professor of Financial Accounting at Erasmus University Rotterdam’s School of Economics. He earned his PhD at the University of Mannheim in Germany.…

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Faculty Research Workshop 2022

This year's faculty workshop was held in Melle, from September 26-28, 2022. The program of the three-day workshop included 26 presentations and two poster sessions on current research topics. Here, Pia Stoczek gave a presentation on "Current developments in the European corporate bond market", which is part of the TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency. The workshop was a good opportunity to present the work of the young researchers and to exchange…

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From October 05. - 07. October, 2022, Prof. Dr. Benedikt Franke and Dominik Katzer visited the Paderborn University to work with Prof. Dr. Urska Kosi and Pia Stoczek on a joint TRR 266 project.  

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As part of a TRR 266 research stay, Pia Stoczek spent 3 months at the ICSTE-IUL Business School in Lisbon. During her stay she was able to participate in the research seminars of the ISCTE-IUL Business Research Unit and also had the opportunity to present her work at a workshop. She got to know the differences in PhD education between European Universities and bonded with other PhD students at ISCTE over their mutual motives and struggles.…

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Peter Limbach "Blockholder Representation on the Board: Theory and Evidence"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On July 12, 2022, Peter Limbach (Universität Bielefeld) presented the paper "Blockholder Representation on the Board: Theory and Evidence" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar. Prof. Dr. Limbach presented a model that helps explain why only few blockholders seek board representation despite little direct costs. In the model, inefficiently few blockholders take a board seat because it signals adverse information to…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Regina Ortmann: "Taxing network products - the impact on decisions of MNEs"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Regina Ortmann gave a presentation on July 5, 2022 on the topic "Taxing network products - the impact on decisions of MNEs".

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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

As a recognition of her extraordinary scientific achievements, the University of Bremen awarded Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Caren Sureth-Sloane (Paderborn University) with an honorary doctorate. The dean of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics of the University of Bremen, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jochen Zimmermann, argues: “Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Sureth-Sloane greatly contributed to the development of business theory, especially in business taxation, and…

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The current biannual report of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics provides insights into the activities and developments of the Faculty as well as its departments. The Taxation, Accounting and Finance (TAF) department demonstrates high level of internationality, professional and methodological competence as well as practical relevance in teaching and research. The high level of activity in research and knowledge transfer is…

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On November 13, 2021, the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics celebrated graduation of students from the Faculty’s different study programs. This year's program included a Graduation Journey, where the graduates could relive all phases of their studies. This journey included stops at the first parties, lectures and the semester abroad. At the end of the Graduation Journey, the graduates received their graduation certificates. In the…

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On Friday, November 12, 2021, the University of Graz awarded Professor Dr. Caren Sureth-Sloane the title of Doctor Honoris Causa, after previous approval of the University Senate. The award, presented by Rector Martin Polaschek – following the suggestion of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences –  is in recognition of her outstanding scientific achievements in the field of accounting and her close cooperation with the University…

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On the Day of Excellence 2021, the participants of the last Excellence Programme and the UGO-awardees were formally honoured. One of the UGO-awardees was Tobias Weihs, who wrote his master’s thesis with the Chair of Tax Accounting. In his thesis, he empirically analysed the influence of quarterly reports on analysts’ forecasts. The UGO-prize is awarded by the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics for excellent final theses. The…

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At the Professorship for Business Administration, especially Financial Accounting and Auditing we are searching for up to two Research and Teaching Assistants (f/m/d) (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L). You may find the job offer here. Contact person: Ms Sarah Rombold.

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Our Faculty has proven top class again

The Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at the Paderborn University has achieved excellent results in the leading nationwide ranking of universities, “Centre for Higher Education (CHE)” University Ranking.  The survey of master’s degree programs rated us as the best university in the region (Westfalen-Lippe). We achieved excellent results in many categories including categories such as “organization of studies“ and the “transition…

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On November 16, 2019, the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics organised a graduation ceremony for graduates of year 2019. They received their bachelor, master and doctoral degree certificates in a celebratory atmosphere. The Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Prof. Dr. Sureth-Sloane greeted the about 225 graduates and their families. She praised the Faculty’s outstanding quality in education and research…

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Excellent achievements in TAF

„Es sind nicht die grossen Worte, die in der Gemeinschaft Grundsätzliches bewegen: es sind die vielen kleinen Taten der Einzelnen“ (Mildreed Scheel). This motto accompanied the participants of the “Excellence Program of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics” during their research work. For the past five years, the “Excellence Program” has been enabling students with above-average achievements to distinguish themselves through their…

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Awards for doctoral theses

The Chamber of Tax Advisors in Nürnberg (Germany) has a long tradition of awarding excellent doctoral theses that link academic research and practice. At this year’s jubilee celebration, the 50th Professionals’ Day ('50. Fachtag'), four young researchers obtained an award for their doctoral thesis. Dr. Vanessa Flagmeier (supervised by prof. dr. Jens Müller) obtained the award for her thesis 'Financial Statements’ Tax Disclosure – Management…

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Events

29.05.2024

Vortrag: Dr. Philipp Klein I Conference of the Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS), Berlin, Germany

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15.05.2024

Vortrag: Dr. Philipp Klein I 46th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA), Bucharest, Romania

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