Research

TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Sonja Warkulat: "Impact of security failures on trading behavior on cryptocurrency exchanges"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Sonja Warkulat gave a presentation on the topic "Impact of security failures on trading behavior on cryptocurrency exchanges" on May 25, 2021.

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On 18 May 2021, Professor Dr. Stacie Laplante (University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.) presented at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar on the topic "Just BEAT It" - Do firms reclassify costs to avoid the base erosion and anti-abuse tax (BEAT) of the TCJA?. This paper is joint work with Christina M. Lewellen (North Carolina State University, U.S.), Daniel P. Lynch (University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.) and David M. P.…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Sebastian Hinder: "Media Attention & Tax Avoidance"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Sebastian Hinder gave a presentation on the topic "Media Attention & Tax Avoidance" on May 11, 2021.

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Reinald Koch: "The effect of tax department structure on tax avoidance and tax risk"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On 04 May 2021, Prof. Dr. Reinald Koch (Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt) presented at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar on the topic "The effect of tax department structure on tax avoidance and tax risk". This paper is joint work with Henning Giese (Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt). Since 2015, Prof. Dr. Reinald Koch holds the Chair for “Business Administration and Business Taxation” at the…

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On 20 April 2021, Maximilian Zieser (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria) and Professor Dr. Eva Eberhartinger (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria) presented at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar on the topic "The Future of Tax Audits? The Acceptance of Online-Based, Automated Tax Audits and their Effects on Trust and Power". This paper is a joint work with Paul Brezina (Vienna…

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TAF Research Seminar On 19 January 2021, Professor Dan Amiram (Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University) presented at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar on the topic "The Relevance of Relationship Lending in Times of Crisis". Dan Amiram is professor at the Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University. He earned his PhD at the University of North Carolina and a masters in economics from Ben-Gurion University. Previously, he was a…

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TAF Research Seminar Am 19. Januar 2021 hielt  Dan Amiram (Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University) im Rahmen des TAF Research Seminars einen Vortrag zum Thema "The Relevance of Relationship Lending in Times of Crisis". Dan Amiram ist Professor an der Coller School of Management der Universität Tel Aviv. Er promovierte an der Universität North Carolina und besitzt zudem einen Master in Economics von der Ben-Gurion University. Er lehrte…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar, Maryna Gulenko As part of the TAF Brown Bag Seminar, Maryna Gulenko held a presentation on "CSR report comparability and analyst forecast accuracy" on 01 December 2020.

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On 12 November 2020, Maryna Gulenko held a poster presentation on Clustering CSR reports using NLP at the Faculty Research Workshop of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics. The complete schedule of the Workshop can be found here.

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On 12 November 2020, Pia Stoczek held a poster presentation on Transparency and the European debt market at the Faculty Research Workshop of the Paderborn University. The complete schedule of the Workshop can be found here.

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On 05 November 2020, Pia Stoczek held a presentation on "Activity in the European bond market" at the TRR “Accounting for Transparency” Conference 2020. The complete schedule of the Conference can be found here.

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar, Pia Stoczek As part of the TAF Brown Bag Seminar, Pia Stoczek held a presentation on "Transparency and the European bond market" on June 30, 2020.

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TRR 266/ TAF Research Seminar, Beatriz García Osma As part of the TAF Resarch Seminar, Beatriz García Osma from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain) held a presentation on 'Not Just a Boys’ Club: Gender and Private Information Channels for Insider Trading' on January 28, 2020. The seminar is part of the TRR 266 Seminar Series. Beatriz García Osma’s research focuses on the links between financial reporting, corporate governance and…

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TRR 266/ TAF Research Seminar, Katrin Weiskirchner-Merten As part of the TAF Research Seminar, Katrin Weiskirchner-Merten from Vienna Universitiy of Economics and Business, held a presentation with the topic: "Bank Representatives on the Board of Directors and their Influence on Risk and Managerial Compensation" on January 14, 2020. The seminar is part of the TRR 266 Seminar Series. Katrin Weiskirchner-Mertens research focuses on managerial…

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TRR266/ TAF Research Seminar, Erik Peek As part of the TAF Resarch Seminar, Erik Peek from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (the Netherlands) held a presentation on "The Dynamics of Financial Reporting Credibility Perceptions: IPO Firms’ Reputation Development through Passive Affiliations" on December 10, 2019. The seminar is part of the TRR 266 Seminar Series. Erik Peek's research focuses on financial analysis, accounting…

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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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