Jeffrey Burks


279 Mendoza College of Business
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Thomas and Therese Grojean Family Associate Professor of Accountancy

  • Financial accounting

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When Companies Fire Their Auditors, Timing Is Clue to Future Trouble

“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.

Disclosures on auditor firings are useless in forecasting restatement trouble, study shows

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.