James Ryans

London Business School

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Sussex Place

Regent's Park

London, NW1 4SA

United Kingdom

http://www.london.edu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

DOWNLOADS

7,491

SSRN CITATIONS

55

CROSSREF CITATIONS

38

Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Textual Classification of SEC Comment Letters

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2019
James Ryans
London Business School
Downloads 1,442 (16,393)
Citation 15

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SEC comment letters, text classification, topic modeling, financial performance, restatements, write-downs, internal control weaknesses, investor attention, Naive Bayes, Latent Dirichlet Allocation

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Using the EDGAR Log File Data Set

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2017
James Ryans
London Business School
Downloads 1,436 (16,502)
Citation 20

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EDGAR downloads, SEC filings, demand for financial information, investor attention, big data

3.

SEC Comment Letters and Insider Sales

Accounting Review Vol. 91. No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2016
USC Marshall School of Business, London Business School and London Business School
Downloads 1,111 (24,200)
Citation 29

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SEC comment letters, insider trading, revenue recognition, investor inattention, financial disclosure, EDGAR downloads, short sellers.

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U.S. Audit Partner Rotations

Accounting Review, Vol. 92. No. 3, 2017
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2019
Henry Laurion, Alastair Lawrence and James Ryans
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting, London Business School and London Business School
Downloads 845 (35,672)
Citation 5

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U.S. audit partner rotations; fresh look; restatements; valuation allowances and reserves; write-downs; special items.

Responding to Activist Short Sellers: Allegations, Firm Responses, and Outcomes

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2021
Janja Brendel and James Ryans
Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin and London Business School
Downloads 655 (49,632)
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activist short sellers; internal investigations; fraud; voluntary disclosure; delisting; restatements

Responding to Activist Short Sellers: Allegations, Firm Responses, and Outcomes

Journal of Accounting Research, Volume 59, Issue 2
Posted: 24 May 2021
Janja Brendel and James Ryans
Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin and London Business School

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activist short sellers; internal investigations; fraud; voluntary disclosure; delisting; restatements

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Yahoo Finance Search and Earnings Announcements

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jul 2016
London Business School, London Business School, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Yahoo! - Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 620 (54,119)
Citation 9

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Yahoo Finance search; investor attention; earnings responses; earnings surprises; returns; volume; EDGAR search; Google search

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Investor Demand for Sell-Side Research

Accounting Review, Vol. 92. No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2017
Alastair Lawrence, James Ryans and Estelle Sun
London Business School, London Business School and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 503 (70,271)
Citation 7

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Analyst demand; financial reporting events; analyst ability; retail investors

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How Do Representations and Warranties Matter? Risk Allocation in Acquisition Agreements

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Haas School of Business - UC Berkeley, London Business School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 354 (106,404)

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mergers and acquisitions, representations and warranties, material misstatements, indemnification, insurance, private equity, valuation uncertainty, adverse selection, moral hazard

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Earnings Announcement Promotions: A Yahoo Finance Field Experiment

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 66, No. 2-3, 2018
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2019
London Business School, London Business School, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Yahoo! - Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 314 (121,011)
Citation 13

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investor attention, media articles, earnings response, capital markets field experiment, abnormal returns, retail investors, event study

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Investor Reliance on the Crowd

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Apr 2017
London Business School, London Business School, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Yahoo! - Yahoo! Research Labs
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Investor reliance, crowd information, negative returns, uncertainty, information environment

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 120
1.

Regulatory comment letters in mergers and acquisitions

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 04 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2021
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and London Business School
Downloads 120 (386,808)

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comment letters, M&A, regulatory monitoring, monitoring mechanism