13th AMBS/LSE/LUMS Conference

This year’s conference theme is “Current topics in financial accounting”, aiming to provide a platform for young scholars from European universities to present their current research in financial accounting area. Each presented paper will be discussed by a senior scholar in related field. This year’s conference will also include a panel discussion led by Peter Pope (Bocconi University) and Andrew Stark (Manchester Business School) on the emerging trend and topics in accounting research.

Please note that this conference is invitation only. Please also note that we will NOT be providing printouts of the papers during the conference.

Directions to the LSE and IT Facilities


The following information should help you find your way around the LSE area.  

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For travelling to the LSE please click here.

IT Facilities at LSE:

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The programme can be accessed here.

Conference Papers

Session 1: “When you talk, I remain silent: Spillover effects of peers’ mandatory disclosures on firms’ voluntary disclosures”

Presenter: Katharina Hombach (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)

Discussant: Pepa Kraft (HEC Paris)

Session 2: “Capital market relationships and interfirm information spillovers”

Presenter: Christoph Sextroh (Tilburg University)

Discussant: Peter Pope (Bocconi University)

Session 3: “(How) Has earnings recognition timeliness changed over time?”

Presenter: Sanjay Bissessur (University of Amsterdam)

Discussant: Andrew Stark (Manchester Business School)

Session 4: “Institutional ownership and non-financial misconduct: Evidence from U.S. federal violations”

Presenter: Aneesh Raghunandan (LSE)

Discussant: David Veenman (Amsterdam Business School)

Session 5: ABSTRACT: “University president compensation incentives”

Presenter: Sarah Krochert (Lancaster University)

Discussant: Gaizka Ormazabal (IESE)


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