Op-eds, Summaries, and Videos

"Research on Corporate Transparency: An Open Online Course, Summer Term 2021," Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, April 25, 2021.

Video: PhD Lecture and Q&A on Charting the Transparency Landscape and ESG Reporting

"Reporting Regulation: The Impact on Corporate Innovation," Vox EU, April 8, 2021.

"Comment Letter in Response to the Consultation Paper on Sustainability Reporting," IFRS Foundation, December 31, 2020

"Sustainability Reporting: 2020 Workshop Report," ECGI-IFRS Foundation Policy Workshop, December 4, 2020.

Video: Academic Keynote Brief

"Wirecard Scandal: When All Lines of Defense Against Corporate Fraud Fail," ProMarket.org, November 6, 2020

"Panel Discussion of Editors in Accounting and Finance,"  PhD Symposium, Salem Center for Policy at the McCombs School of Business, August 12, 2020.

"Adoption of CSR and Sustainability Reporting Standards: Economic Analysis and Review," with Hans Bonde Christensen and Luzi Hail, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, August 12, 2019.

Video: Miami Accounting Webinar Series, April 24, 2020

"In Small-Business Lending, Will Some Areas Get Left Behind?" Chicago Booth Review, April 13, 2020.

"How Should European Policy Makers Respond to Covid-19?" by Romesh Vaitilingam, Chicago Booth Review, April 6, 2020.

"What Role Should Market-Based Environmental Ratings Play in Capital Markets."

Video: University of Toronto, Rotman, February 25, 2020

"Should Sustainability Disclosures Be Standardized?" with Hans B. Christensen, Chicago Booth Review, November 27, 2019.

"Why Less Regulation Isn't Necessarily Better," by Brian Wallheimer, Chicago Booth Review, February 25, 2019.

"The Death of a Regulator: Strict Supervision, Bank Lending and Business Activity," with Joao Granja, Oxford Business Law Blog, July 3, 2019.

"Accounting for Financial Stability: Lessons from the Financial Crisis and Future Challenges," with Jannis Bischof and Christian Laux, Oxford Business Law Blog, May 21, 2019.

"Want More Policies Based on Evidence?Chicago Booth Review, May 25, 2018

"The Road to Reproducibility: Registered Reports and the Journal of Accounting Research," The Wiley Network, May 8, 2018.

Video: Line of Inquiry: Christian Leuz on pump-and-dump schemes, Chicago Booth Review, April 2018.

"Strict Supervision, Bank Lending and Business Activity," HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, April 14, 2018.

"Stricter Banking Supervision Boosted Lending," by Alex Verkhiver, Chicago Booth Review, March 21, 2018

"Financial Plumbing Most to Blame for 2008 Crisis," SAFE Newsletter, February 2018.

"Not All 'Pump and Dump' Investors Are Gullible," by Megan E. Doherty, Chicago Booth Review, January 10, 2018.

"The Economics of Disclosure and Financial Reporting Regulation," The CLS Blue Sky Blog, January 9, 2018.

"Who Falls Prey to the Wolf of Wall Street?" Oxford Business Law Blog, December 18, 2017 and The CLS Blue Sky Blog, December 17, 2017.

"The Twlight Zone: OT Regulatory Regimes and Market Quality," Oxford Business Law Blog, August 23, 2017 and The CLS Blue Sky Blog, August 8, 2017.

Video: What Will Brexit Mean for Europe?, The Big Question, Chicago Booth Review, February 2017.

Brexit: What it Means for Europe and the World, December 2016.

"No Country Left Behind: History Complicates Efforts for Harmonize Global Regulation," Oxford Busines Law Blog, November 20, 2016 and The CLS Blue Sky Blog, November 7, 2016.

"The Brexit Vote is an Opportunity for the EU to Find a New Resolve," Chicago Booth Review, July, 23, 2016.

"The Economics of Disclosure and Financial Reporting Regulation: Evidence and Suggestions for Future Research," Oxford Business Law Blog, April 10, 2016.

"Public Audit Oversight and Reporting Credibility," HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, December 29, 2015.

"Improving Cross-border Mobility: Evidence from Accountancy," Vox EU, December 17, 2015.

"Transparency and Political Relationships," The University of Chicago, September 4, 2015.

"The Twilight Zone: OTC Regulatory Regimes and Market Quality," HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, December 22, 2013.

"The 'Global Player Segment'—A New Approach to Global Reporting Convergence," IAS Plus, July 20, 2013.

"Mandatory IFRS Reporting and Changes in Enforcement," HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, April 13, 2012.

"Circling the Drain: Can the Euro Be Saved, Or Is It Doomed? A Freakonomics Quorum," Freakonomics.com, November 30, 2011.

"Eurobonds schaden mehr als sie helfen" Oekonomenstimme, September 16, 2011.

"Euro bonds won’t cure what ails Europe," Bloomberg: Business Class, September 14, 2011.

"Standpunkt zu Eurobonds: Wegweisung zu einer Entwicklungsunion" Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, September 7, 2011, p.18.  (Gekürzte Version des House of Finance White Papers "Eurobonds zur Bewältigung der europäischen Krise? Wegweisung zu einer modernen Entwicklungsunion")

"Accountants of the World Unite!" Bloomberg: Business Class, June 24, 2011.

"Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation," HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, February 4, 2011.

"Different Approaches to Corporate Reporting Regulation," HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, August 2, 2010.

"From Level I to Level III, the myth of fair value," by Tracy Alloway, Financial Times, April 15, 2010.

"Did Fair-Value Accounting Contribute to the Financial Crisis?" HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, December 21, 2009.

"Disclosure and the Cost of Capital," HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, May 15, 2009.

"We Need Smarter Regulation, Not More," Forbes.com, Commentary, February 9, 2009.

"Economic Consequence of IFRS Reporting," HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, December 8, 2008.

"Do Foreigners Invest Less in Poorly Governed Firms?," HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, October 30, 2008.

"Get Real About the Financial Crisis," Wall Street Journal Europe, October 9, 2008, p.15.

 

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