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Sch­malen­bach-Schol­ar­ships

The Schmalenbach-Foundation aims to support highly qualified and socially committed students of business oriented master degree programmes in a financial and non-material way. With the support of the Carl Lueg Foundation, the Schmalenbach Foundation provides 'Schmalenbach-Scholarships'. You can find more information here (website is only available in German).

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While the European business elite goes on a pilgrimage to the Silicon Valley to learn from the creative atmosphere, Google’s innovation Chief Dr. Frederik G. Pferdt comes to Paderborn. Dr. Frederik G. Pferdt, Alumnus of the Faculty of Economics at University of Paderborn, discusses how Google employees are encouraged and motivated to recognize their ideas and make them available to the corporation. What implications does this have for the design…

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Every Year Nürnberger Steuergespräche e.V. awards a prize for the best scientific work which is donated by DATEV eG. Work is being honored which combines aspects of tax consulting and information processing in a particularly impressive way, dealing with tax design consultancy, business consulting, professional policy questions, accounting, controlling or software solutions for the tax advisory professions, financial administration and financial…

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The 7th edition of the textbook “Besteuerung und Rechtsformwahl” by Prof. Dr. Rolf König, Prof. Dr. Alexandra Maßbaum and Prof. Dr. Caren Sureth-Sloane has been published by the NWB-Verlag. Abstract

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Stephan Alberternst successfully defended his doctoral thesis “Die deutsche Zinsschranke: Betroffenheit, Wirksamkeit und ökonomische Konsequenzen” on July 20, 2016. We congratulate him and share his happiness. With the disputation of Stephan Alberternst, a series of five consecutive dissertations, supervised by Prof. Dr. Sureth-Sloane at the Chair of Business Taxation, are coming to an end.

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Two dis­pu­ta­tions in June

This month, our Chair has celebrated two successful disputational audits. We congratulate Annika Hegemann who discussed the topic “Investment Timing Decisions under Capital Gains Taxation – Investitionszeitpunktentscheidungen bei Veräußerungsgewinnbesteuerung” on June 2, 2016, and Annika Mehrmann who defended her disputation on “Der Einfluss steuerlicher Verlustverrechnung auf Investitionsentscheidungen bei Risiko unter Berücksichtigung…

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Every year, the renowned journal Business Research awards the “Business Researcher of the Year” award at the Whitsun Conference of “Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft” (VHB). The prize is awarded to scientists who have rendered outstanding contributions to the journal through excellent expert opinions. This year, Prof. Dr. Caren Sureth-Sloane can look forward to receive this award in the finance category. She accepted the award at…

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On December 4, 2015, Mrs. Regina Ortmann successfully defended her dissertation “The Impact of a Harmonized European Corporate Tax Base on Investment Decisions of Multinationals” at Vienna University of Economics and Business and, thus, successfully completed her doctorate. Mrs. Ortmann has received her doctorate degree within the Doctoral Program in International Business (DIBT) at Vienna University of Economics and Business and was supervised…

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