Research

TRR 266 Annual Conference 2021

The third TRR 266 Annual Conference was held from 24 to 26 November 2021 at Paderborn University, Zukunftsmeile 2. At the conference, all research projects within TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency presented their existing findings and future plans. Other program items included, for example, a Female Mentoring Program as well as Scholarly Improv Session and a Publication Workshop for young scholars. This year's keynote speakers were Clemens…

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Faculty Research Workshop 2021

This year's Faculty Research Workshop took place on November 18, 2021. The program of this year's workshop included 11 presentations and 19 poster sessions on current research topics. Kevin Krüger and Pia Stoczek presented their poster on "Transparency and the European corporate bond market”, which is part of the TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency research initiative. This year's awards went to two young researchers from the TAF Department.…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Tobias Witter: "Corporate responses to balance sheet volatility: European evidence from IAS 19R"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Tobias Witter gave a presentation on November 16, 2021 with the topic "Corporate responses to balance sheet volatility: European evidence from IAS 19R".

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Jochen Pierk: "The Role of MNC Executives on Tax Avoidance of Foreign Subsidiaries"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On 9 November 2021, Dr. Jochen Pierk (Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands) held a presentation at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar with the title "The Role of MNC Executives on Tax Avoidance of Foreign Subsidiaries". Jochen Pierk obtained his PhD from the Humboldt University of Berlin in 2014. Since 2016 he is an assistant professor at the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (the…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Alexander Liß: "Are Acquired Intangibles Auditable?"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Alexander Liß gave a presentation on November 2, 2021 with the title "Are Acquired Intangibles Auditable?".

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Christoph Sextroh: "Simultaneous Information Releases and Capital Market Feedback"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On October 26, 2021, Dr. Christoph J. Sextroh gave a presentation on "Simultaneous Information Releases and Capital Market Feedback" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar. Sextroh received his Ph.D. in the field of accounting from the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) at the University of Mannheim Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS). He was a visiting researcher at London Business…

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On 30 September and 01 October 2021, the TRR 266 Mini Conference "Accounting for Transparency and Capital Markets" took place at Paderborn University. The conference was organized by projects B05 “Transparency and the equity market” and B09 “Transparency and the debt market”. The keynote speaker was David Veenman from the University of Amsterdam. He held an interesting talk about the precision of inference in accounting research. The goal of the…

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Presentations at the TRR 266 Mini Conference

The TRR 266 Mini Conference "Accounting for Transparency and Capital Markets" took place from 30 September to 1 October 2021 at Paderborn University. At the Conference, Urska Kosi presented a paper with the title "Does private firms' disclosure affect public peers' information environment?". The paper is part of the TRR 266 project B02 which investigates the transparency of private firms. The paper is coauthored with Bianca Beyer (HU Berlin) and…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Arndt Weinrich: "Collect Anecdotal Evidence for a Paper"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Arndt Weinrich will give a presentation on July 20, 2021 on the topic "Collect Anecdotal Evidence for a Paper".

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TAF Research Seminar: Johnson Mo: "Boosted Credit Ratings in China: The Effects of Credit Enhancement on Bond Pricing"

TAF Research Seminar On 13 July 2021, Johnson Mo (NYU Shanghai, China, and NYU Stern, U.S.) presented at the TAF Research Seminar the paper titled “Boosted Credit Ratings in China: The Effects of Credit Enhancement on Bond Pricing“. This paper is joint work with Haoyu Gao (Renmin University of China) and Yuting Huang (Capital University of Economics and Business Christina). The paper studies the impact of credit enhancement and improved…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Kevin Krüger: "Private Firms in the European Bond Market"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Kevin Krüger gave a presentation on July 06, 2021 on the topic "Private firms in the European bond market".

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Isis Chantelle Swoboda: "Management ETR Forecasting Reputation and Analyst Trust"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Isis Chantelle Swoboda gave a presentation on June 29, 2021 on the topic "Management ETR Forecasting Reputation and Analyst Trust".

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Maike Kipka: “The Impact of Taxation on the Co-Location of R&D and Production Facilities”

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Maike Kipka gave a presentation on June 22, 2021 on the topic “The Impact of Taxation on the Co-Location of R&D and Production Facilities”.

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Helena Isidro: "Debt Contracting After Bankruptcy"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On 15 June 2021, Professor Dr. Helena Isidro (ISCTE-IUL Business School, Portugal) presented at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar a  paper titled "Debt Contracting After Bankruptcy". This paper is joint work with Ivana Raonic (University of London, UK). The paper examines changes in the covenant structure of syndicated loans issued before and after a US firm’s bankruptcy. The authors find a substantial increase in…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Vanessa Heile: "Firms’ Tax (Burden) Misperception​​​​​​​"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Vanessa Heile gave a presentation on the topic "Firms’ Tax (Burden) Misperception"  on June 1, 2021.

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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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