2013 New York Accounting and Finance Forum

The fifth New York Accounting and Finance Forum (NYAFF) will be held Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the Engineering and Sciences Building (ES 2008) on the Binghamton University campus. There is no fee to attend the forum; however, online registration is required.



9:55 a.m. - Welcome
Subimal Chatterjee, Associate Dean (Binghamton University School of Management)

10:05 - 11:15 a.m. - Session 1
Uday Chandra, Richard Schneible (University at Albany); An investigation of stock price declines following corporate financing events (view paper)
Discussant: Marcus Burger (Binghamton University)

Konan Chan, Nandakumar Nayar, Ajai K. Singh (Lehigh University), and Wen Yu; Market reaction, revised proceeds, and the classification of seasoned equity offerings (view paper)
Discussant: Veljko Fotak (University at Buffalo)

11:15 - 11:30 a.m. - Coffee Break

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Keynote Speaker
David Yermack (New York University)

12:15 - 1:40 p.m. - Lunch

1:40 - 2:50 p.m. - Session 2
Peter Iliev (Penn State University) and Svetla Vitanova; The effect of the say-on-pay in the U.S. (view paper)
Discussant: Kristian Rydqvist (Binghamton University)

Kenneth Merkley (Cornell University), Roni Michaely, and Joseph Pacelli; Does the size of sell-side analyst industry matter? An examination of bias, accuracy and information content of analyst reports (view paper)
Discussant: Joseph Comprix (Syracuse University)

2:55 - 4:05 p.m. - Session 3
David Harris (Syracuse University), Linna Shi; A general examination of earnings management around financial benchmarks (view paper)
Discussant: David Folsom (Lehigh University)

Douglas Cumming, Na Dai (University at Albany), and Sofia Johan; Are hedge funds domiciled in Delaware different? (view paper)
Discussant: Andrew Lynch (Binghamton University)


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