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The lectures are being digitized as part of Newman Library's Digital Collections. As each lecture becomes available, it will appear as a link below.
Professional affiliations reflect the period each lecture was given.


Financial Accounting, The Standards Board, and Economic Development (November 12, 1973)
David F. Hawkins - Professor of Business Administration, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University
Differential Disclosure: To Each His Own (March 19, 1974)
A.A. Sommer, Jr. - Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission
A Critique of The Rationale for Required Corporate Financial Disclosure (May 6, 1974)
George, J. Benston - Professor of Accounting and Finance, Graduate School of Management, University of Rochester

Patterns of Accounting Activities (October 8, 1974)
Louis Goldberg - Professor Emeritus of Accounting, University of Melbourne, Australia
Tax Shelters: Their Cause and Cure (November 12, 1974)
Boris I. Bittker - Sterling Professor of Law, Yale University
Fair Presentation: Another View (February 18, 1975)
John C. Burton - Chief Accountant, Securities and Exchange Commission
Financial Reporting Responsibilities (April 7, 1975)
A. Carl Tietjen - Partner (retired), Price Waterhouse

Traceability, Corrigibility, and Sterilization of Managerial Accounting Allocations (November 10, 1975)
Arthur L. Thomas - Professor of Accounting, McMaster University, Canada
Fair Value Accounting (February 17, 1976)
Harvey Kapnick - Chairman, Arthur Andersen & Company
Federal Income Tax Reform-1976 Style (April 26, 1976)
Mortimer M. Caplin - Partner, Caplin & Drysdale

Fair Financial reporting - In Law and Practice (October 28, 1976)
Raymond J. Chambers - Professor of Accounting, University of Sydney, Australia
Conceptual Accounting Models - There is No Panacea (December 7, 1976)
Hector R. Anton - Partner, Haskins & Sells
The Work of the Commission on Auditors Responsibilities (March 8, 1977)
Manuel F. Cohen - Partner, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering
Auditing Standards (April 11, 1977)
Maurice Moonitz - Professor of Accounting, University of California, Berkeley

The Accounting Profession - Current Development and Future Implications (December 12, 1977)
Russell E. Palmer - Managing Partner, Touche Ross & Co.
By Whom and How Should Accounting Standards Be Determined and Implemented (February 27, 1978)
Abraham J. Briloff - Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Professor of Accounting, Bernard M. Baruch College
Setting Auditing Standards - Whose Responsibility? (April 17, 1978)
David Solomons - Professor of Accounting, University of Pennsylvania

A Regulator Responds (December 18, 1978)
Stanley Sporkin - Division Director of Enforcement, Securities and Exchange Commission
Accounting Standards - Boon or Curse? (February 13, 1979)
William T. Baxter - Professor Emeritus of Accounting, London School of Economics
Beyond Emptiness and Blindness: Is There a Hope for Accounting Research? (March 27, 1979)
George H. Sorter - Professor of Accounting and Chairman of Accounting, Taxation and Business Law, New York University
The Role of Litigation in the Federal Tax System (April 23, 1979)
Stuart E. Seigel - Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service

The Inflation that Won't Go Away and How to Account for It (November 5, 1979)
Sidney Davidson - Arthur Young Professor of Accounting, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago
Making Accounting Serve Government Better - A Challenge to the Accounting Profession (December 10, 1979)
Elmer B. Staats - Comptroller General of the United States
Internal Accounting Control - It's the Law (February 11, 1980)
D. R. Carmichael - Vice President, Auditing, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Disclosure Beyond Accounting Disclosure - An Unsatisfied Need (April 22, 1980)
Homer Kripke - Professor of Corp. Law, Finance and Taxation, Director, Securities Institute, NYU School of Law

Internal Control - Contrasts and Confusion (October 27, 1980)
Robert K. Mautz - Director, Paton Center for Accounting Education and Research, University of Michigan
Physical Capital: An Examination (February 5, 1981)
Robert R. Sterling - Francis G. Winspear Distinguished Professor of Professional Accounting, University of Alberta, Canada
What Does the Earnings Number Measure? (April 30, 1981)
Jack L. Treynor - Editor of Financial Analysts Journal; Board Member, Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance

Interpretation of Inflation Accounting Information (December 17, 1981)
William C. Norby - Financial Consultant (retired), Sr. Vice Pres. and Dir., Duff and Phelps. Gap in pages (48-55).
Academic Versus Practioner Research in Accounting (April 1, 1982)
Robert E. Jensen. Gap in pages (56-64).
Cash Flow Reporting: An Innovation or a Return to the Beginning? (May 3, 1982)
Michael P. Bohan, CPA - Partner and Director of Accounting and Auditing Standards, Touche Ross & Co.

Managers' Emphasis on the Short Run: Implications for Accounting (December 14, 1982)
Dr. A. Rashad Abedel-Khalik - Professor, Winspear Foundation of Public Accounting, University of Alberta
Analytical Review Techniques for Auditors (March 24, 1983)
Dr. Robert G. May - Ernst & Whinney Professor or Accounting, University of Texas, Austin
The Evolution of Economics-Based Empirical Research in Accounting (April 14, 1983)
Dr. Ross L. Watts - Associate Professor, Graduate School of Management, University of Rochester

Standards and other Requisites of Professionalism (April 26, 1984)
Donald J. Kirk - Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board

Governmental Accounting: Bridging the Gap in GAAP (February 19, 1985)
Martin Ives - CPA - Vice Chairman and Director of Research Governmental Accounting Standards Board

Congressional Oversight: The SEC and the Accounting (March 18, 1986)
Michael F. Barrett, Jr. - Chief Counsel and Staff Director
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Committee on Energy and Commerce - U. S. House of Representatives

The Accounting Profession in Asia -- Where We are Today and Where we will be in the year 2000 (October 28, 1986)
Walter E. O'Connor - PhD Vice Chairman, International Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.
1987/88 - 1992/93

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Please forward any information on obtaining copies of the Saxe Lectures for 1987-1992 to Professor Hugo Nurnberg at (646) 312-3196.

The Time Has Come : A Call to the Accounting Profession to Join the Fight Against Financial Fraud (September 22, 1993)
Stanley Sporkin - Judge, United States District Court, District of Columbia

Derivatives Wars: A Battlefield Report from a Platoon Sergeant (February 9, 1995)
Robert H. Herz - CPA, FCA & Partners, Coopers & Lybrand, NYC
Does Our Current Accounting Model Adequately Portray the Magnitude of a Company's Financial Obligations? The Recognition and Measurement of Liabilities (May 2, 1995)
Stan Ross - Vice Chairman and managing Partner, Ernst & Young Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group

Benchmarking the Finance Function ( February 13, 1996)
Frank R. Gatti - Vice President and Corporate Controller, New York Times Company
FASB in My Rear View Mirror (April 22, 1996)
Robert J. Swieringa - Dean, Johnson School of Management, Cornell University

Financial Reporting Update (March 25, 1997)
Norman N. Strauss - Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Financial Reporting and Investor Protection (October 20, 1997)
Michael H. Sutton - Chief Accountant, Securities and Exchange Commission

FASB Perspectives on the Development of International Accounting Standards (March 9, 1998)
James J. Leisenring - Member of FASB
Accounting in the 21st Century (November 2, 1998)
Robert K. Elliott - Partner in KPMG LLP, & Vice Chair of the AICPA Boards of Directors

Accounting Ethics and the Public Interest (March 15, 1999)
David A. Costello - CPA, President and CEO National Association of State Board of Accountancy
Accounting in the 21st Century (November 1, 1999)
Philip D. Ameen - Vice President & Comptroller, General Electric Company

Alternative Forms of Public Practice: Implications for the Profession - (February 23, 2000)
Arthur S. Ainsberg ('68, MBA '72) - Chief Financial Officer, Brahman Partners

The Evolution of Audit Committee Responsibilities Within the Context of Personal, Political, and Corporate Governance - (November 8, 2000)
H. Stephen Grace, Jr., PhD - President, H.S. Grace & Company, Inc., & Grace & Co. Consultancy, Inc.

Separation of Auditing Tax Services from Management Consulting Services: Implications for the Profession - (March 26, 2001)
James S. Turley - Chairman, Ernst and Young LLP

Implications of Accounting Research for Financial Reporting Standard Setting - (March 13, 2002)
Katherine Schipper - Financial Accounting Standards Board

The Crisis in Financial Reporting - (October 17, 2002)
Rick Antle - Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Accounting, Yale School of Management

Quality Accounting for Equity Analysis - (March 9, 2003)
Stephen H. Penman - George O. May Professor and Morgan Stanley Research Fellow
Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
Implementation Challenges in Applying the Consensus in EITF Issue 02-17: Recognition of Customer Relationship Intangible Assets Acquired in a Business Combination (March 29, 2003)
Teresa Iannaconi & Brenna Wist - Partners - SEC and Practice Advisory Services Group - KPMG LLP

Enron and the Future of U.S. Corporate Law and Policy
*496 Enron and the Necessity of the Objective Proximate Monitor
(October 25, 2004)
Charles M. Elson - Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Chair in Corporate Governance and the Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, University of Delaware

The Challenges Facing Auditors and Analysts in U.S. Capital Markets - (April 4, 2005)
Paul M. Healy - James R. Williston Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Restoring Investor Trust: The role of auditor competition in the future of the capital markets - (November 7, 2005)
Edward E. Nusbaum - Chief Executive Officer Grant Thornton, LLP

The Primacy of "Present Fairly" in the Auditor's Report - (April 10, 2006)
Stephen A. Zeff
Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Accounting
Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University
Global Financial Reporting: How does the U.S. Fit In? - (October 25, 2006)
Mary E. Barth
Joan E. Horngren Professor of Accounting
Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and Member, International Accounting Standards Board

Adverse Effects of Accounting, Uniformity on Practice, Education and Research - (October 22, 2007)
Shyam Sunder
James L. Frank Professor of Accounting,
Economics and Finance, Yale School of Management, Yale University

The Auditing Profession: 21st Century Challenges - (October 27, 2008)
Gary John Previts
E. Mandell de Windt Professor,
Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland

The Accounting at a Tipping Point – Decline or Renewal - (October 26, 2009)
Susan Haka
Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting,
Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University

The Role of Accounting in the Financial Crisis: Lessons for the Future - (October 25, 2010)
S.P. Kothari
Deputy Dean and Gordon Y Billard Professor of Management,
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Changes in the Regulatory Environment and There Effects on Audits and Auditors - (May 9, 2011)
Peggy Wood
Professional Standards Partner at Grant Thorton LLP and,
President of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
Can There Be Government Accounting Without Accountability? - (October 31, 2011)
Michael Granof
Ernst & Young Distinguished Professor of Accounting
McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin

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