Christopher G. Yust

Texas A&M University

Associate Professor

430 Wehner

College Station, TX 77843-4353

United States

http://www.christopheryust.com

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Scholarly Papers (25)

Are All Activists Created Equal? The Effect of Interventions by Hedge Funds and Other Private Activists on Long-term Shareholder Value

Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2823067
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 18 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2021
Edward P. Swanson, Glen Young and Christopher G. Yust
Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, Texas State University, San Marcos - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
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Shareholder Activism; Activist Investors; Hedge Funds; Other Private Activists; Shareholder Value; Analyst Recommendations; Institutional Ownership

Are All Activists Created Equal? The Effect of Interventions by Hedge Funds and Other Private Activists on Long-term Shareholder Value

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 72, February 2022
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Edward P. Swanson, Glen Young and Christopher G. Yust
Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, Texas State University, San Marcos - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
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Shareholder Activism, Activist Investors, Hedge Funds, Other Private Activists, Shareholder Value, Analyst Recommendations, Institutional Ownership, ROA, Firm Value

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Predicting Credit Losses: Loan Fair Values versus Historical Costs

Accounting Review, Vol. 89(1), pp. 147-176, January 2014
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Brett Wooten Cantrell, John M. McInnis and Christopher G. Yust
University of Mississippi - Patterson School of Accountancy, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
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fair value, loans, historical cost, chargeoffs, impairments, credit loss, bank failure

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Measuring Accounting Fraud and Irregularities Using Public and Private Enforcement

The Accounting Review, Vol. 96 (6), pp. 183-213, November 2021.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
University of Iowa, Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
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Financial Reporting Fraud, Securities Litigation, AAER, SEC Enforcement, Restatements, Irregularities, Fraud Prediction Models

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Spillover Effects in Disclosure-Related Securities Litigation

The Accounting Review, Vol. 97 (5), pp. 275-299, September 2022
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2022
Dain C. Donelson, Rachel W. Flam and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa, London Business School and Texas A&M University
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Securities Litigation; Peer Firm Spillover; Forecasts; Disclosure

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Internal Control Quality and Bank Risk-Taking and Performance

AUDITING: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Vol. 40 (2), pp. 49–84, May 2021
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2021
Matthew Baugh, Matthew Ege and Christopher G. Yust
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy, Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
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bank performance; bank risk-taking; internal control quality

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Is Tax Aggressiveness Associated with Tax Litigation Risk? Evidence from D&O Insurance

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 27, pp. 519-569, June 2022
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Dain C. Donelson, Jennifer L. Glenn and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems and Texas A&M University
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Tax Litigation, Tax Risk, Tax Aggressiveness, Tax Uncertainty, Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance

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The Effect of Shareholder Scrutiny on Corporate Tax Behavior: Evidence from Shareholder Tax Litigation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2023
University of Iowa, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems, Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
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Tax Litigation, Tax Avoidance, Spillover, Agency Costs

The Effects of Independent Director Litigation Risk

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 39 (2), pp. 982-1022, Summer 2022
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Dain C. Donelson, Elizabeth Tori and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa, Oklahoma State University and Texas A&M University
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Director Labor Market; Director Compensation; Board Composition; Litigation Risk; Entire Fairness Standard

The Effects of Independent Director Litigation Risk

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Dec 2021
Dain C. Donelson, Elizabeth Tori and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa, Oklahoma State University and Texas A&M University

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director labor market, director compensation, board composition, derivative litigation risk, entire fairness standard

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Getting Back to the Source: A New Approach to Measuring Ex Ante Litigation Risk Using Plaintiff-Lawyer Views of SEC Filings

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 11 Oct 2022
Antonis Kartapanis and Christopher G. Yust
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School and Texas A&M University
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Ex ante litigation risk, plaintiffs' lawyers, securities litigation, market outcomes, abnormal returns, measurement error, predictive models, imbalanced datasets, area under the receiver operating characteristic curve (AUC)

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Does Media Coverage Cause Meritorious Shareholder Litigation? Evidence from the Stock Option Backdating Scandal

Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 64 (3), pp. 567-601, August 2021.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Dain C. Donelson, Antonis Kartapanis and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa, Texas A&M University - Mays Business School and Texas A&M University
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Media, Backdating, Shareholder Litigation

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'No Comment': Language Barriers and the IASB's Comment Letter Process

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Apr 2023 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2023
Eduardo Flores, Brian Monsen, Emily Shafron and Christopher G. Yust
University of São Paulo - School of Economics, Business and Accounting, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems, Texas A&M University - College of Business and Technology and Texas A&M University
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IFRS, language barriers, standard setter, lobbying, diversity

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The Cost of Disclosure Regulation: Evidence from D&O Insurance and Nonmeritorious Securities Litigation

Review of Accounting Studies, 23 (2), pp. 528-588, June 2018, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 3112661
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Dain C. Donelson, Justin Hopkins and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Texas A&M University
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Disclosure Regulation; Directors’ and Officers’ (D&O) Insurance, Litigation

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U.S. Evidence from D&O Insurance on Accounting-Related Agency Costs: Implications for Country-Specific Studies

Journal of Financial Reporting, Vol. 6 (2), pp. 63-87, Fall 2021
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Dain C. Donelson, Brian Monsen and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems and Texas A&M University
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Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance; Audit Fees; Agency Costs; Financial Reporting; Country-Specific Studies

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Information Production and Translation of Legalese: The Media’s Role in Impounding Price Information from Case Filings

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 May 2023
Dain C. Donelson, Antonis Kartapanis and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa, Texas A&M University - Mays Business School and Texas A&M University
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Media, Market Reaction, Securities Litigation, Securities Class Action, Investor Processing Costs

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Tainted Portfolios: How Impairment Accounting Rules Restrict Security Sales

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Vol. 46 (5-6), pp. 608-635, May/June 2019
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2019
Brett Wooten Cantrell and Christopher G. Yust
University of Mississippi - Patterson School of Accountancy and Texas A&M University
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fair value accounting, financial crisis, impairment, OTTI, pro-cyclical, security sales, standard setting, auditor expertise

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Current Issues Faced by Controllers

Accounting Horizons, forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2023
Anthony Bucaro, T. Jeffrey Wilks and Christopher G. Yust
Case Western Reserve University, Brigham Young University and Texas A&M University
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controllership, chief accounting officer, interview, practitioner, IMA Core Competencies

Déjà Vu: The Effect of Executives and Directors With Prior Banking Crisis Experience on Bank Outcomes Around the Global Financial Crisis

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 36 (2), pp. 658-998, Summer 2019, Mays Business School Research Paper No. #3188236
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2020
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, Brigham Young University, University of Cincinnati - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
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Governance, Banking, Learning, Financial Crisis, Bank Performance, Bank Risk-Taking, Bank Financial Reporting Quality

Déjà Vu: The Effect of Executives and Directors with Prior Banking Crisis Experience on Bank Outcomes Around the Global Financial Crisis

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Aug 2018
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, Brigham Young University, University of Cincinnati - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University

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governance, banking, learning, financial crisis, bank performance, bank risk-taking, bank financial reporting quality

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Earnings Momentum and Bank Loan Quality

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Nov 2020
Shuping Chen, John M. McInnis and Christopher G. Yust
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
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banks, earnings growth momentum, financial crisis, loan defaults, bank failures, compensation incentives, benchmark beating

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The Merits of Securities Litigation and Corporate Reputation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Sep 2023
Dain C. Donelson, Antonis Kartapanis and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa, Texas A&M University - Mays Business School and Texas A&M University
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Reputation, Fraud, Securities Class Actions, Litigation

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Insurers and Lenders as Monitors During Securities Litigation: Evidence from D&O Insurance Premiums, Interest Rates and Litigation Costs

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 86 (3), pp. 663–696, September 2019., Mays Business School Research Paper No. 3028807
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2023
Dain C. Donelson and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa and Texas A&M University
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Securities Litigation, Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance, Interest Rates, Litigation Costs

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The Relation between Religiosity and Private Bank Outcomes

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 91 (1), pp. 86-105, June 2018
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 May 2018 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Brett Wooten Cantrell and Christopher G. Yust
University of Mississippi - Patterson School of Accountancy and Texas A&M University
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Religiosity, Private Banks, Risk, Performance, Financial Reporting

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Are Public Health Policies Associated with Corporate Innovation? Evidence from U.S. Nonsmoking Laws

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Sep 2023
Adam J. Olson, Christopher G. Yust and Brant E. Christensen
University of Cincinnati - Department of Accounting, Texas A&M University and Brigham Young University
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Nonsmoking laws, employee health, innovation, patents, research and development

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Does Fair Value Accounting Provide More Useful Financial Statements Than Current GAAP for Banks?

The Accounting Review, Vol. 93 (6), pp. 257-279, November 2018
Posted: 08 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2019
John M. McInnis, Yong Yu and Christopher G. Yust
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting, University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University

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fair value, historical cost, financial instrument, bank, value relevance

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The Role of D&O Insurance in Securities Fraud Class Action Settlements

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol 58 (4), pp 747-778, November 2015
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2016
Dain C. Donelson, Justin Hopkins and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Texas A&M University

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Securities Litigation, Directors’ and Officers’ (D&O) Insurance, Settlements, Fraud

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Litigation Risk and Agency Costs: Evidence from Nevada Corporate Law

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol 57 (3), pp 747-780, August 2014
Posted: 30 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2015
Dain C. Donelson and Christopher G. Yust
University of Iowa and Texas A&M University

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Litigation risk, state corporate law, Nevada, agency costs