Problems in financial analysis and accounting are inextricably linked. Equity analysis relies on sound financial reporting but also recognizes and adapts to poor accounting and reporting. Events of the past several years have caused many people to question the quality of financial reporting and equity analysis. The economic consequences of malpractice have been significant, leading to a clear call for reform.
Located in a leading business school with a mandate for independent research, CEASA is positioned to lead a discussion of issues with an emphasis on sound conceptual thinking and objectivity.