ACA Research Seminar Series We kindly invite you to join our regular ACA research seminars for fruitful exchange of ideas and lively discussions with international accounting researchers The Chair of Accounting places special emphasis on the internationalization of the institute’s research activities. We organize regular presentations in our ACA Research Seminar Series. Our presenters work on research projects in the areas of accounting, control and auditing and come from different universities around the world. We are happy to invite you to the next presentations of our ACA Research Seminar Series. Concerning the papers of the presentations, we will inform you closer to the date. If you want to join us for the seminars, we kindly ask for a short registration to Sarah.Franco (Sarah.Franco@unisg.ch). 2 Oct 2019 Professor Gilad Livne University of Exeter "Does the Audit Committee Influence Audit Effort? Evidence from Materiality and Audit Risk Areas" room 01-104 18:15-19:30 29 Oct 2019 Professor Stephen H. Penman Columbia University Business School "Penman/Zhu: An Accounting-based Asset Pricing Model and a Fundamental Factor" room 09-114 12:15-13:15 19 Nov 2019 Assistant Professor Kathleen Andries WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management room 01-111 18:15-19:30 3 Dec 2019 Associate Professor Yuping Jia Frankfurt School of Finance & Management room 01-111 18:15-19:30 The following seminars have already been organized: May 2019 Assistant Professor Nathan Goldman The University of Texas at Dallas "Executive Compensation, Insider Trading Profitability, and Individual-Level Tax Rates" May 2019 Professor Ann Tarca IASB "IASB Current agenda and research opportunities" Apr 2019 Assistant Professor Jochen Pierk Erasmus University Rotterdam "Auditor Alignment and the Internal Information Environment" Mar 2019 Assistant Professor Boris Vallee Harvard Business School "Weak Credit Covenants"