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International journal of disclosure and governance

International journal of disclosure and governance Editorial International journal of disclosure and governance International Journal of Disclosure and Governance (2013) 10, 193–194. doi:10.1057/jdg.2013.27 It is with great pleasure that I write this Editorial Andrew Chambers’ article critically debates for a selection of papers from the Centre for the various strands of research relating to the Corporate Governance Research (CCGR) auditing profession and the challenges it faces in 10th International Conference on Corporate serving the public interest. He identifies various Governance: ‘Corporate Governance and Uni- issues, which impact on the auditors’ ability to versal Acceptance: Taking Stock of Progress act as an effective gatekeeper (for example, to and Indicators of Future Trends’ held at Bir- warn about impending financial crisis). These mingham Business School, University of Bir- issues include that auditing tends to be a box- mingham, United Kingdom on 25 June 2012. ticking exercise based on whether a company The theme of the conference examined the has followed the relevant accounting standards, extent to which there is universal acceptance of even where this might lead to misleading corporate governance and included papers results; the extent to which regulatory capture which discussed developments in some of the has been achieved by the profession; and con- key http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Disclosure and Governance Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd
Subject
Business and Management; Business and Management, general; Accounting/Auditing; Corporate Finance; Corporate Governance
ISSN
1741-3591
eISSN
1746-6539
DOI
10.1057/jdg.2013.27
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Editorial International journal of disclosure and governance International Journal of Disclosure and Governance (2013) 10, 193–194. doi:10.1057/jdg.2013.27 It is with great pleasure that I write this Editorial Andrew Chambers’ article critically debates for a selection of papers from the Centre for the various strands of research relating to the Corporate Governance Research (CCGR) auditing profession and the challenges it faces in 10th International Conference on Corporate serving the public interest. He identifies various Governance: ‘Corporate Governance and Uni- issues, which impact on the auditors’ ability to versal Acceptance: Taking Stock of Progress act as an effective gatekeeper (for example, to and Indicators of Future Trends’ held at Bir- warn about impending financial crisis). These mingham Business School, University of Bir- issues include that auditing tends to be a box- mingham, United Kingdom on 25 June 2012. ticking exercise based on whether a company The theme of the conference examined the has followed the relevant accounting standards, extent to which there is universal acceptance of even where this might lead to misleading corporate governance and included papers results; the extent to which regulatory capture which discussed developments in some of the has been achieved by the profession; and con- key

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Published: Aug 15, 2013

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