Prof. Christoph Spengel in the media: On the credibility of Olaf Scholz, the Cum-Cum transactions and the verdict in the Cum-Ex trial
Economist Christoph Spengel from the University of Mannheim attacks politicians for letting the illegal Cum-Ex tax deals go on for so long. You can read his comments on Olaf Scholz's memory lapses in an interview in the Mannheimer Morgen. Click here for a current article by Prof. Spengel on the ...
Guest article by Prof. Bischof in the FAZ: In difficult times, profit usually comes first
On the role of green performance indicators for corporate goals.
Paper by Doctoral Candidate Qi Gao Accepted by Management Science
The article “The Limited Power of Blockchain Networks for Information Provision” by Qi Gao (together with Benedikt Franke and André Stenzel) has been accepted by Management Science(forthcoming). The paper investigates the potential and limits of privacy-preserving corporate blockchain applications ...
Green transparency or data jungle?
Researchers and practitioners discuss ESG and reporting issues at the University of Mannheim Business School
GBP Monitor June: More than Half of the Companies Implement Environmental and Climate Protection Measures but Financial Targets Dominate in Measuring Success
What do companies do to reach the so-called ESG goals that means environmental, social and governance goals? The latest report of the German Business Panel (GBP) shows a mixed picture: 52 percent of all companies say that they are advocate for environment and climate protection. However, for only 15 ...
Honorary Professorship for Wilhelm Schmundt
Wilhelm Schmundt, Managing Director and Senior Partner of BCG, was awarded the honorary professorship by Dean Lutz in the Fuchs Petrolub-Saal of the University of Mannheim on 7 June, 2023.
New edition of the MaFAT Area News
A review of the activities of MaFAT and the Area Accounting & Taxation in 2022.
We are hiring: Doctoral Researchers in Accounting and Taxation (f/m/d)
Successful candidates join the team of the German Business Panel (GBP). The GBP is a core project of the Collaborative Research Center „Accounting for Transparency“ (SFB/TRR 266). The GBP conducts firm surveys with a focus on topics in taxation and accounting to understand perceptions, expectations ...
Prof. Spengel as expert in the Legal Committee on Country-by-Country Reporting in the German Bundestag
On April 17, the German implementation law for the EU-wide mandatory public country-by-country reporting was discussed in the Legal Affairs Committee of the German Bundestag. Prof. Christoph Spengel was present as an expert.
Green transparency or data jungle? – TRR 266 Forum on June 13
ESG challenges in reporting and taxation