Thomas and Therese Grojean Family Associate Professor of Accountancy
- Financial accounting
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Northwest Indiana Business Magazine
As banks grapple with bond losses, new research suggests they will comply with accounting rules but break classic investing rules
March 27, 2023
Jeffrey Burks is the Thomas and Therese Grojean Family Associate Professor of Accountancy and the Deloitte Faculty Fellow at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.
The Times of Northwest Indiana
March 27, 2023
“Why Do Banks Gain and Loss Sell Securities," a study by Notre Dame Professor Jeffrey Burks and Fairfield University Professor John Aland, found banks will look backward when determining what bonds to sell in order to preserve earnings as accounting rules encourage them to hold onto money-losing bonds.
The Wall Street Journal
December 13, 2021
“Neither the company nor the auditor wants to air dirty laundry by disclosing disputes. It could create legal liability and also reputational risk,” said Jeffrey Burks of the University of Notre Dame, who co-wrote the study with Jennifer Sustersic Stevens of Ohio University.
November 10, 2021
Mandatory Securities and Exchange Commission disclosures about the reasons behind auditor firings are useless for assessing whether restatement trouble lies ahead for the company, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.