Bret A. Johnson

George Mason University - Department of Accounting

Assistant Professor

Fairfax, VA

United States

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Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

Is There Information Content in Information Acquisition?

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Apr 2019
Brigham Young University - Marriott School, George Mason University - Department of Accounting, Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business and Brigham Young University
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Information Acquisition, Investor Expectations, Sophisticated Traders, EDGAR

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SEC Comment Letters and Firm Disclosure

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2017, Vol. 36(5), 337-357, George Mason University School of Business Research Paper No. 18-6
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 25 May 2018
Zahn Bozanic, J. Richard Dietrich and Bret A. Johnson
Florida State University, Ohio State University and George Mason University - Department of Accounting
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Corporate Disclosure, Disclosure Regulation, Comment Letters, SEC

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The Regulatory Observer Effect: Evidence from SEC Investigations

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2021
Oregon State University, Florida State University, George Mason University - Department of Accounting and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
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Accounting, Financial Reporting, SEC, Investigations, Enforcement, Observer Effect, Regulation

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SEC Comment Letters on Form S-4 and M&A Accounting Quality

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
George Mason University - Department of Accounting, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business, California State University, Northridge and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro
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SEC, Comment Letter, M&A, S-4, Accounting Quality

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Protecting Wall Street or Main Street: SEC Monitoring and Enforcement of Retail-Owned Firms

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2020
Michael Iselin, Bret A. Johnson, Jacob Ott and Jacob Raleigh
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Accounting, George Mason University - Department of Accounting, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Accounting and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Accounting
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SEC monitoring, SEC enforcement, retail investors, comment letters, AAERs

The Switch Up: An Examination of Changes in Earnings Management after Receiving SEC Comment Letters

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2020: 917-944
Posted: 10 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2020
University of Tennessee - Haslam College of Business, George Mason University - Department of Accounting, Vanderbilt University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business

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accruals-based earnings management; comment letter; filing review process; real earnings management; SEC

The Switch-Up: An Examination of Changes in Earnings Management after Receiving SEC Comment Letters

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Jul 2019
University of Tennessee - Haslam College of Business, George Mason University - Department of Accounting, Vanderbilt University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business

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accruals-based earnings management, comment letter, filing review process, real earnings management, SEC