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QUT Outstanding Alumni Awards: Alumni Service Award winners announced

Peter and Heather Howes have been honoured with the QUT Alumni Service Award for their spirit of generosity and commitment to inclusive tertiary education.

QUT Outstanding Alumni Awards: QUT Young Alumnus of the Year announced

QUT Business School graduate and tech entrepreneur Matt Fairhurst has been named the QUT Young Alumnus of the Year for his business leadership and advocacy for those less fortunate.

Auditing and Financial Reporting News

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Featured Publication – Bank audit fees and asset securitization risks

This publication examines whether bank auditor effort, proxied by audit fees, is related to asset securitization risks (ASR) and whether the incremental auditor effort attributed to ASR is related to audit quality. Our sample period encompasses the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and the introduction of FAS No. 166 and FAS No. 167, which…

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Featured Publication – Financial reporting

The informational benefits of CEO attendance-by-invitation at audit committee meetings published in the Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics by Joseph Johnston and John Nowland. This study contributes to the policy debate about independent audit committees by examining the occurrence and consequences of CEO…