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Associate Professor of Accounting
Based on data on every formal SEC investigation between 2000 and 2017, research by Wharton’s Daniel Taylor and his co-authors shows that investors lose when companies keep information about investigations[…]
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.