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Accounting Horizons 1–10.
Published: 08 September 2023
...Jerry R. Strawser SYNOPSIS This study examines whether the format of audit reports on financial statements and internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) changes in response to the disclosure of one or more material weaknesses in ICFR. The results indicate that (1) reporting format changes...
Accounting Horizons (2020) 34 (2): 125–145.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Shu-Miao Lai; Chih-Liang Liu; Sheng-Syan Chen SYNOPSIS We investigate whether the quality of internal control over financial reporting (ICOFR) has implications for the quality of internal control over fixed assets by examining the relation between material weaknesses (MWs) and investment...
Accounting Horizons (2016) 30 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Tuukka Järvinen; Emma-Riikka Myllymäki SYNOPSIS The purpose of this study is to investigate whether SOX Section 404 material weaknesses manifest in real earnings management behavior. The empirical findings indicate that, compared to companies with effective internal controls, companies...
Accounting Horizons (2015) 29 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of internal control over financial reporting, relative to non-family firms. Using a relatively large sample of S&P 500 firms, we report that family firms exhibit more material weaknesses in their internal control over financial reporting than non-family firms. Further investigation suggests...
Accounting Horizons (2013) 27 (2): 249–269.
Published: 01 June 2013
... control deficiencies are material weaknesses. We experimentally examine audit managers' and partners' assessments of ICFR operating effectiveness and judgments of whether a control deficiency is a material weakness to determine the influence of the presence of: (1) a material weakness unrelated...