News for International

Friday, December 4, 2020

2020 FCPA Inductees

By Patty Mah 

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) celebrated the appointments of those named to CPA Fellowship. Among the 50 newly named FCPAs, were 8 SAF alumni and Dave Vert, retired faculty member of Waterloo’s School of Accounting and Finance (SAF).

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Common themes in pivoting businesses through COVID-19

by Patty Mah

Global Summit of Women in Accounting and Finance showcases women’s leadership and SAF’s global presence

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Engaging Your Newly Remote Workforce

Four emplyees sitting around a table talking

By: Leslie Berger-Associate Professor Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University & Adam Presslee-Assistant Professor School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Does corporate income tax avoidance require risk-taking?

 

In a recent study published in The Accounting Review, Assistant Professor Kaishu Wu, School of Accounting and Finance and his colleagues David Guenther and Ryan Wilson (both at the University of Oregon) examine whether high levels of corporate income tax avoidance are achieved with additional risk-taking. In other words, do firms first exhaust relatively “safe” tax planning strategies before turning to “risky” strategies, as they pursue more tax savings?

Monday, May 13, 2019

Unrecognized Asset Values affect the Relation between Equity Returns and Debt Valuation Adjustment

When a firm suffers from a credit downgrade, will it be possible for the firm to record a large unrealized gain in its income? The answer is yes under the accounting standard SFAS No. 159 of the U.S. GAAP.