Accounting

Columbia Business School Professor Trevor Harris Named to Financial Accounting Standards Board Advisory Committee

Accounting Press Release | February 22, 2017

Trevor Harris, Arthur J. Samberg Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Business School, has been named to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)’s Investor Advisory Committee

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FASB adds five to Investor Advisory Committee

Media Mentions | February 21, 2017 | Accounting Today

Professor Trevor Harris

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Managers Aren’t Doing Enough to Encourage Whistleblowing

Media Mentions | February 07, 2017 | HBR

Professor Shiva Rajgopal

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GE and IBM have ‘unusual’ earnings reports in common

Media Mentions | January 23, 2017 | MarketWatch

Professor Urooj Khan

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Snapchat maker Snap dodges uproar — and maybe taxes — with London office

Media Mentions | January 11, 2017 | The Los Angeles Times

Professor Robert Willens

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Apple Fights $13.6 Billion Tax Bill as EU Lifts Lid on Case

Media Mentions | December 19, 2016 | Bloomberg

Professor Robert Willens

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Advice From Wall Street’s Go-To Tax Man

Media Mentions | December 17, 2016 | Barron's

Professor Robert Willens

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Trump’s Nominees Stand to Reap Tens of Millions of Dollars in Potential Tax Deferrals

Media Mentions | December 13, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal

Professor Robert Willens

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Stock Options Help Firms Keep Workers Quiet

Media Mentions | October 21, 2016 | CFO

Professor Shivaram Rajgopal

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New Research from Columbia Business School Explains Why There Are So Few Whistle-Blowers

Press Release | October 19, 2016

  • Firms engaged in financial reporting violations give their employees performance-based incentives, such as stock options, to remain silent
  • Firms are more likely to grant additional stock options to employees when currently involved in financial reporting violations
  • Firms with a culture of hubris are more likely to commit reporting violations

NEW YORK— New research from Columbia Business School helps explain the low number of corporate whistle-blowers: company stock options are often given to rank-and-file em

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