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Auditor reputation, auditor independence and local market prices: Contagious impact on Andersen's clients in Malaysia


Shafie, Rohami and Md. Idris, Kamil and Wan Ahmad, Wan Norhayati (2004) Auditor reputation, auditor independence and local market prices: Contagious impact on Andersen's clients in Malaysia. Project Report. Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study examines the impact of Andersen reputation on market prices using the event that Andersen admitted shredded documents related to the Enron audit in United States. Specically, in this paper, we extend to the other stock exchange out of United States, namely Bursa Malaysia. In there any contagious impact on Andersen reputation to the Bursa Malaysia?. Since the admitted announcement shows the issue of independence as the main focus in the Andersen case, this study also document the impact of non-audit fees on market reaction surrounding the admitted announcement date. Interestingly, the results prevails a contagious impact on Andersen,s Malaysia office. However, Andersen's Malaysia office only suffered a less severe decline compared to Andersern,s United States and Houston office. In addition, there is no evidence that Andersen's Malaysia questionable.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: College of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Rohami Shafie
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2014 06:19
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2014 08:39
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/5695

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