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Is older goodwill value relevant
Although previous research has generally found that goodwill reported in firms' financial reports is relevant to equity valuation, no known studies have directly examined whether the value-relevanceExpand
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While a considerable amount of research in Australia, the United States and elsewhere shows that takeovers create value for target shareholders, there is relatively little research investigating theExpand
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Is there a gender gap in CEO compensation
The gender pay gap generates significant political and social debate. This study contributes to this discussion by examining if a gender pay gap exists at the highest level of corporate management,Expand
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The Impact of the Management Approach on Segment Reporting
Accounting standard setters have increasingly attempted to align external segment reporting disclosures to a firm's internal reporting structure. We study how this move to the management approach forExpand
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What drives the allocation of the purchase price to goodwill
This study examines the proportion of the purchase price allocated to goodwill after the successful acquisition of a publicly listed firm. Using hand collected data we document that 42% of acquirersExpand
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Foreign takeovers of Australian listed entities
This study examines if Australian target firm abnormal returns and characteristics differ between Australian and foreign bidders. The results indicate that takeovers from foreign bidders areExpand
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Effect of Independent Expert Reports in Australian Takeovers
The "Corporations Law 2001" mandates the preparation of an expert report in circumstances where the bidder is perceived to have a superior bargaining position. The present study tests whether theExpand
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The ‘Independence’ of Expert Opinions in Corporate Takeovers: Agreeing With Directors’ Recommendations
The impact of non-audit services on auditor independence has been the recent focus of regulators worldwide. Using expert reports provided in Australian takeovers, this study investigates a contextExpand
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CEO Compensation from M&As in Australia
We investigate Australian CEO compensation following mergers and acquisitions (M&As). We find CEOs of acquiring firms receive higher compensation in the year of M&A completion and one year after. WeExpand
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Expert reports in Australian takeovers: fees and quality
Target firms in Australian takeovers are required to commission the preparation of an independent expert report in circumstances where there is a perceived conflict of interest with the bidder. AsExpand
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