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Associate Professor of Accounting
The SEC has proposed exempting smaller firms from independent audits to verify internal controls. But that could increase accounting scandals and volatility, according to research by Wharton’s Daniel Taylor.
Wharton research looks at whether corporate insiders trade more around the audit report date -- and what it means.
With semi-annual reports, investors would be worse off, experts say, and the gains to companies in cost savings and long-term planning are dubious.
A series of scandals at Wells Fargo is tainting its reputation. Wharton experts weigh in on what the bank must do to recover.
Insider trading by politically connected bankers spiked just before the massive bailouts of October 2008, research by Wharton professor Daniel Taylor shows.