Ann Tarca

University of Western Australia

Professor

Business School

35 Stirling Highway

Crawley WA 6009

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

The Case for Global Accounting Standards: Arguments and Evidence

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Jan 2013
Ann Tarca
University of Western Australia
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IFRS, cost and benefits, common accounting standards

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IFRS Fair Value Measurement and Accounting Policy Choice in the United Kingdom and Australia

AAA 2009 Mid-Year International Accounting Section (IAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, UWA Business School (Accounting & Finance), Murdoch University and University of Western Australia
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Fair value measurement, accounting policy choice, within country comparability, between country comparability, T index

International Convergence of Accounting Practices: Choosing between IAS and Us Gaap

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Oct 2002
Ann Tarca
University of Western Australia
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international harmonization, international accounting standards, foreign stock exchange listing

International Convergence of Accounting Practices: Choosing between IAS and Us Gaap

Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting, Vol. 15, pp. 60-91, March 2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2004
Ann Tarca
University of Western Australia
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Mandatory Adoption of IFRS and Analysts’ Forecasts: How Much Does Enforcement Matter?

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2009 ACCT 01
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
The University of Western Australia, UWA Business School, M250 and University of Western Australia
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IInternational Financial Reporting Standards, IFRS, Analyst Forecast Accuracy, Enforcement of Accounting Standards, Audit Fees, Regulation, Rule of Law

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Achieving International Harmonisation Through Accounting Policy Choice

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Oct 2002
Ann Tarca
University of Western Australia
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international accounting convergence, accounting policy choice, International Accounting Standards, foreign stock exchange listings

Identifying Decision Useful Information With the Matrix Format Income Statement

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Feb 2007
University of Western Australia, UWA Business School, M250, University of Western Australia, University of Western Australia, Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Commerce and Administration
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comprehensive income, matrix income statement, performance reporting, IASB

Identifying Decision Useful Information with the Matrix Format Income Statement

Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 184-217, Summer 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 May 2008
University of Western Australia, University of Western Australia, University of Western Australia, UWA Business School, M250, Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Commerce and Administration
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IFRS and Accounting Quality: The Impact of Enforcement

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Western Australia Department of Treasury, The University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia
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IFRS, accounting quality, public enforcement, auditor oversight, security market regulators

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An Investigation of Compliance With International Accounting Standards by Listed Companies in the Gulf Co-Operation Council Member States

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Feb 2007
Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET), UWA Business School, M250 and University of Western Australia
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International Accounting Standards (IAS), compliance, audit, enforcement, Gulf Co-Operation Council (GCC) member states

Measuring Country Differences in Enforcement of Accounting Standards: An Audit and Enforcement Proxy

FIRN Research Paper
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
UWA Business School, M250, The University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia
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security market regulation, external audit, IFRS, compliance, enforcement, accounting quality

Measuring Country Differences in Enforcement of Accounting Standards: An Audit and Enforcement Proxy

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 41, Issue 1-2, pp. 1-52, 2014
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
UWA Business School, M250, The University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia
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security market regulation, external audit, IFRS, compliance, enforcement, accounting quality

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International Convergence of Accounting Standards: 'Hot Topics' and Constituents' Views in Japan

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Jan 2007
Sei-Ichi Kaneko and Ann Tarca
Security Analysts Association of Japan and University of Western Australia
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International Accounting Standards Board, Accounting Standards Board of Japan, convergence, fair value measurement, comprehensive income, leases, business combinations

An Investigation of the Relationship between Use of International Accounting Standards and Source of Company Finance in Germany

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2012
University of Western Australia, University of Western Australia and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting
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international accounting standards, IAS IFRS, US GAAP, source of company finance, outsider equity, outsider debt, foreign stock exchange listing

An Investigation of the Relationship between Use of International Accounting Standards and Source of Company Finance in Germany

Abacus, Vol. 49, Issue 1, pp. 74-98, 2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
University of Western Australia, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting and The University of Western Australia - UWA Business School
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Foreign stock exchange listing, IAS/IFRS, International accounting standards, Outsider debt, Outsider equity, Source of finance company, U.S. GAAP

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An Investigation of the International Comparability of Management Commentary Reports

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Serene Seah and Ann Tarca
University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia
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International comparability, management commentary, narrative disclosure, Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), Operating andFinancial Review (OFR)

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Achieving High Quality, Comparable Financial Reporting: A Comparison of Independent Enforcement Bodies in Australia and the United Kingdom

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Ann Tarca and Philip R. Brown
University of Western Australia and UWA Business School, M250
Downloads 457 (60,479)
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Financial reporting regulation, enforcement, Australian Securities and Investment Commission, ASIC, Financial Reporting Review Panel, FRRP

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IFRS Adoption and Analysts' Earnings Forecasts: Australian Evidence

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2010
Julie Cotter, Ann Tarca and Marvin Wee
University of Southern Queensland, University of Western Australia and Australian National University (ANU)
Downloads 414 (68,146)
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International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); analysts’ forecasts error and dispersion; AASB 1047 and AASB 101 IFRS transition disclosure

A Comparison of Between-Country Measures of Legal Setting and Enforcement of Accounting Standards

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 24 Apr 2014
The University of Western Australia, UWA Business School, M250 and University of Western Australia
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legal system, enforcement of accounting standards; auditors; regulation; rule of law; International Financial Reporting Standards; IFRS; analysts’ forecasts; forecast error; forecast dispersion

A Comparison of Between‐Country Measures of Legal Setting and Enforcement of Accounting Standards

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 42, Issue 1-2, pp. 1-50, 2015
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Feb 2015
The University of Western Australia, UWA Business School, M250 and University of Western Australia
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legal system, enforcement of accounting standards, auditors, regulation, rule of law, International Financial Reporting Standards, IFRS, analysts’ forecasts, forecast error, forecast dispersion

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The Value Relevance of IFRS Earnings Totals and Subtotals and Non-GAAP Performance Measures

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 May 2018
Greg Clinch, Ann Tarca and Marvin Wee
Independent, University of Western Australia and Australian National University (ANU)
Downloads 178 (165,015)

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IFRS, IASB, performance reporting, underlying earnings, pro forma earnings, street earnings, non-GAAP earnings, alternative performance measures

IFRS Non-GAAP Earnings Disclosures and Fair Value Measurement

Accounting and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
Lance Malone, Ann Tarca and Marvin Wee
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, University of Western Australia and Australian National University (ANU)
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IFRS, Non-GAAP, fair value measurement, analyst forecasts

IFRS Non‐GAAP Earnings Disclosures and Fair Value Measurement

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 59-97, 2016
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Lance Malone, Ann Tarca and Marvin Wee
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, University of Western Australia and Australian National University (ANU)
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IFRS, Non‐GAAP, Fair value measurement, Analyst forecasts

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Foreign Firms in the Less-Regulated Us Market

Asia Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Dec 2004
Curtin University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance - Department of Finance and Banking, The University of Western Australia - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of Western Australia
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International cross-listing, foreign stock exchange listing, Level I ADRs, US OTC market

Disclosure Incentives, Mandatory Standards and Firm Communication in the IFRS Adoption Setting

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2012
Marvin Wee, Ann Tarca and Millicent Chang
Australian National University (ANU), University of Western Australia and The University of Western Australia
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INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARDS (IFRS), AASB 1047, AASB 1, TRANSITION RECONCILIATION, CONTINUOUS DISCLOSURE REGIME, VALUE RELEVANCE

Disclosure Incentives, Mandatory Standards and Firm Communication in the IFRS Adoption Setting

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2014
Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Marvin Wee, Ann Tarca and Millicent Chang
Australian National University (ANU), University of Western Australia and The University of Western Australia

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AASB 1047, AASB 101, continuous disclosure regime, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), transition reconciliation, value-relevance

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Financial Performance Explanations and Institutional Setting

Accounting and Business Research, Vol. 40, No. 5, pp. 421-450, 2010
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
Walter Aerts and Ann Tarca
University of Antwerp and University of Western Australia
Downloads 124 (222,442)
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Management discussion and analysis (MD&A), Operating and Financial Review (OFR), regulation, enforcement, litigation, attributional statements

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Exploring Comparability in Disclosure of Non-IFRS Performance Measures

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Mar 2019
Greg Clinch, Ann Tarca and Marvin Wee
Independent, University of Western Australia and Australian National University (ANU)
Downloads 39 (418,812)

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IFRS Standards, IASB, primary financial statements, performance reporting, voluntary disclosure, underlying earnings, pro forma earnings, street earnings, non-GAAP earnings, management performance measures, comparability

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Discussion of Isidro, Ohanlon and Young

Abacus, Vol. 42, Issue 3-4, pp. 345-353, September 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Ann Tarca
University of Western Australia
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Achieving High Quality, Comparable Financial Reporting: A Review of Independent Enforcement Bodies in Australia and the United Kingdom

Abacus, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 438-473, December 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Nov 2007
Philip R. Brown and Ann Tarca
UWA Business School, M250 and University of Western Australia
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The Impact of Segment Reporting Under the IFRS 8 and SFAS 131 Management Approach: A Research Review

Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 261-312, 2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Sep 2013
James Madison University - College of Business, University of Dayton - Accounting and University of Western Australia
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Management's Earnings Justification and Earnings Management Under Different Institutional Regimes

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 93-115, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Walter Aerts, Peng Cheng and Ann Tarca
University of Antwerp, Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University - International Business School Suzhou and University of Western Australia
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Corporate Governance, Earnings Management Justification, Management Commentary, Performance Explanations, Reporting Environments

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Accounting for Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Debt and Equity: Finding a Way Forward

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 59, Issue 1, pp. 7-58, 2019
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Mar 2019
Australian National University (ANU), UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting, University of Western Australia and The University of Western Australia
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Compound instruments, Equity, Hybrid, IAS 32, Liabilities

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Exploring the Influence of Institutional Factors on the Segment Disclosure Practices of Large European Listed Entities

Posted: 06 Oct 2018
Nadia Albu and Ann Tarca
Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and University of Western Australia

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IFRS 8, Segment Disclosures, Disclosure Quality, Institutional Theory

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IFRS Adoption and Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts: Australian Evidence

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 52, Issue 2, pp. 395-419, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Apr 2012
Julie Cotter, Ann Tarca and Marvin Wee
University of Southern Queensland, University of Western Australia and Australian National University (ANU)
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International financial reporting standards, Analysts’ forecasts error and dispersion, AASB 1047 and AASB 101 IFRS transition disclosure

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ASIC Actions: Canaries for Poor Corporate Governance?

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
The University of Western Australia, The University of Western Australia - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of Western Australia

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corporate governance, accounting standards, enforcement, Australian Securities and Investment Commission

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Does Cross-Listing Signal Quality?

Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 Nov 2006
Curtin University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance - Department of Finance and Banking, The University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia

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cross-listing, long-run abnormal returns

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The Impact of Us Gaap Reconciliation Requirements on Choice of Foreign Stock Exchange for Firms from Common Law and Code Law Countries

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Robert B. B. Durand and Ann Tarca
Curtin University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance - Department of Finance and Banking and University of Western Australia

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Harmonization of accounting standards, US GAAP Form 20-F reconciliation, Cross-listing, Foreign stock exchange listing, Code law/common law legal systems.

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A Commentary on Issues Relating to the Enforcement of International Financial Reporting Standards in the EU

European Accounting Review, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2005
Posted: 16 Mar 2005
Ann Tarca and Philip R. Brown
University of Western Australia and UWA Business School, M250

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Enforcement, Compliance, Regulatory oversight in the European Union (EU), Financial reporting regulation, International financial reporting standards, IFRS