Wally J. Smieliauskas

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This paper proposes a framework for audited financial reporting that is intended to address major perceived limitations in current quality reporting principles. The paper thus addresses the potential decoupling problem between financial statement audits and what is being audited identified by Power (1997). Using an extended risk model, the framework not(More)
This paper studies how a client's bankruptcy risk, together with its accounting quality and corporate governance, affect audit pricing. We use the unusual economic conditions of the 1998 Asian financial crisis as a stress test of the effect of these factors on audit pricing in Hong Kong. We find that audit fees are highly sensitive to a client firm's(More)
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