Professor Ellie Chapple

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Doctor of Juridicial Science (Queensland University of Technology)

  • Ellie (Larelle) Chapple holds the position of Professor of Accounting at QUT Business School, where she is the research leader in Forensic Accounting and the chief investigator in the research program Accounting For Social Change:
  • Ellie is a member of AFAANZ, member of the Society of Corporate Law Researchers and Legal practitioner admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland. She holds a professional doctorate in  Juridical Science from QUT.
  • Ellie is the editor of the Accounting Research Journal.
  • See Ellie’s google scholar page for up to date bibliography
  • Ellie’s teaching and research interests are primarily corporate law, corporate governance, non-financial reporting and capital market transactions. She has published the results of her research, including corporate disclosure issues in fundraising and takeovers and corporate governance, in journals such as Accounting and Finance, Abacus, Company and Securities Law Journal, Australian Business Law Review, Australian Journal of Management, Australian Journal of Corporate Law, Journal of Corporate law Studies, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Ellie also maintains an interest in Insolvency Law and Competition Law.

Keywords for research interests:

  • environmental reporting
  • modern slavery reporting
  • corporate social responsibility and accountability
  • board diversity
  • securities class action litigation
  • corporate governance
  • capital raising
  • carbon accounting
  •  continuous disclosure
  •  corporate fraud & forensic accounting
  • insolvency
  • mergers and acquisitions; takeover bids; private equity

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