Wally Smieliauskas

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

105 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E6 M5S1S4

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

A Risk Perspective on Fraudulent Financial Reporting

Canadian Accounting Perspectives, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2008
Wally Smieliauskas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 1,349 (21,125)
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fraud, accounting, auditing, risk, financial reporting

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GAAP as Ineffective Legal Defense of Financial Reporting: Implications for Truthfulness, Auditability, and the IASB's Proposed 2015 Conceptual Framework

2017 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2017
Wally Smieliauskas, Russell Craig and Joel Amernic
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Portsmouth and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 188 (226,518)
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Keywords: Accounting Risk, Argument, Auditability Conceptual Framework, Enron, Expert Witness, Fair Presentation, GAAP, Principles, Rules

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Auditability of Accounting Estimates and the IASB's Conceptual Framework Exposure Draft (2015)

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Wally Smieliauskas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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IASB conceptual framework, auditability, principles-based standards

Evidence on the Economic Consequences of Marriage Equality and LGBT Human Rights

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3080726
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Jessie Y. Zhu and Wally Smieliauskas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Evidence on the Economic Consequences of Marriage Equality and LGBT Human Rights

2018 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Jan 2018
Jessie Y. Zhu and Wally Smieliauskas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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LGBT Human Rights, Marriage Equality, Market Effects on Firms, Firm Level Controls

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Incorporating Uncertainty into Accounting Estimates of Pension Liabilities

Rotman International Journal of Pension Management, Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 26, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Ulrich Menzefricke and Wally Smieliauskas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Pension Accounting, Pension Fund, Pension Shortfall, Uncertainty in Rates of Return

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Auditor Conservatism and Banks’ Measurement Uncertainty during the Financial Crisis

International Journal of Auditing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2016
Feng Chen, Kevin C. K. Lam, Wally Smieliauskas and Minlei Ye
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Hang Seng Management College, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto
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Auditor conservatism; discretionary loan loss provision; asset measurement uncertainty; audit fees

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Empirical Analysis of Accounting Estimates When Predictions are Poor

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2230691
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Mar 2013
Uli Menzefricke and Wally Smieliauskas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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accounting estimates, forecast error, accounting risk, calibration of ranges, audit of estimates, financial reporting framework

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Are All Accounting Estimates Auditable? Some Evidence on Estimated Returns in Pension Accounting

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Jan 2016
Uli Menzefricke and Wally Smieliauskas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Evidence on the Representational Faithfulness of Estimated Returns in Pension Plan Accounting Judgments

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2487527
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Ulrich Menzefricke and Wally Smieliauskas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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judgments on expected returns, audits of accounting estimates, pension asset returns, reliability of discretionary accounting estimates, forecast error, ranges of estimates

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Evidence on the Unauditability of Estimated Returns in Pension Plan Accounting and Their Note Disclosures

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2540663
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Dec 2014
Uli Menzefricke and Wally Smieliauskas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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unauditable accounting estimates, pension asset returns, disclosure quality, estimation uncertainty, significant risk, verifiability

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Managerial Miscalibration and Its Effects on the Auditability of Accounting Estimates: Evidence from Pension Accounting

2017 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 14 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017
Ulrich Menzefricke and Wally Smieliauskas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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auditable accounting estimates, auditable note disclosures, audit quality, accounting quality, pension asset returns, estimation uncertainty, significant risk, verifiability

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A Proposal to Replace True and Fair View with Acceptable Risk of Material Misstatement

Abacus, Vol. 44, Issue 3, pp. 225-250, September 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Wally Smieliauskas, Russell Craig and Joel Amernic
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Auditing, Reasoning Systems, Reporting Frameworks, and Accounting Policy Risk: A Response to Alexander

Abacus, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 455-463, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Dec 2010
Wally Smieliauskas, Russell Craig and Joel Amernic
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Canterbury and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Accounting policy risk, Accounting risk, Auditing theory, Fairness in financial reporting

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Auditor Conservatism and Banks' Measurement Uncertainty During the Financial Crisis

International Journal of Auditing, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 52-65, 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Feb 2016
Feng Chen, Kevin C. K. Lam, Wally Smieliauskas and Minlei Ye
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Hang Seng Management College, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto
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Auditor conservatism, discretionary loan loss provision, audit fees, asset measurement uncertainty

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Misleading Forecasts in Accounting Estimates: An Ethical Blind Spot?

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2230692
Posted: 10 Mar 2013
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Ryerson University - Ted Rogers School of Management, University of Potsdam and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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unethical financial reporting, ethical blind spots, forecasts in accounting estimates, accounting risk