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New Study: Paid-For Analyst Reports Can Benefit Investors

Recently published research by three accounting professors found that reports from paid-for stock analysts offer nearly the same relevant information to investors as reports from sell-side firms.

Study Examines Audit Committee Members' Social Ties with CEOs

Despite federal regulations instituted in the wake of corporate financial scandals, a substantial number of corporations have audit committees whose members have social ties to the CEO, according to new research.

CAQ Issues RFPs on Auditing Research

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has sent out a request for proposals (RFPs) to fund independent academic research on several key auditing policy issues.

CAQ and AAA Auditing Section Announce Inaugural Awards

The CAQ and the AAA Auditing Section announced four awards as part of a new program designed to facilitate accounting and auditing academics' ability to obtain access to audit firm personnel to participate in their research projects.
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