Courses a.y. 2023/2024
41011 ACCOUNTING 8 - AUDITING, AUDITORS AND REGULATION
I am a Professor of Accounting at Bocconi University. I am currently the Curriculum Coordinator of the Accounting PhD Programme and the Lead Faculty for the Transparency and Accountability research theme at Bocconi Lab for European Studies (BLEST).
Prior to this, I held academic positions at London Business School, Queen Mary University of London and King’s College London.
I am the Academic Advisor of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW); Editor of Journal of Business Finance and Accounting; and an Editorial Board Member of British Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, and Corporate Governance: An International Review. I have received research grants from several organisations and the European Union. My research has been published in leading academic journals, including The Accounting Review and Review of Accounting Studies.
My research interests include auditor regulation, auditor reporting, sustainability reporting, usefulness of financial statement Information, financial reporting enforcement, and capital market consequences of IFRS adoption.
Auditor university education: does it matter?
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 2022
Proactive financial reporting enforcement: audit fees and financial reporting quality effects
ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 95(2): 167-197., 2020
Are international accounting standards more credit relevant than domestic standards?
ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS RESEARCH, 47(1): 1-29., 2017
Does mandatory IFRS adoption facilitate debt financing?
REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING STUDIES, 20: 1407–1456, 2015
Mandatory IFRS adoption and institutional investment decisions
ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 87 (6): 1993–2025., 2012
The role of taxes in compensation: a case of shareholder expropriation
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 2010
Public audit oversight and audit pricing: evidence from the EU
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, Forthcoming