Chairman: David Alexander, Internationally respected Accountancy Academic, former Professor of International Accounting, University of Birmingham

06 Maj 2013

In addition to chair the event, David will bring discussions on the politics behind IFRS and critical areas within fair value and revenue recognition.

David Alexander, internationally respected accountancy academic, former Professor of International Accounting, University of Birmingham

David has extensive research interests and publication record in international financial reporting and was the Head of Department of Accounting and Financing at the University of Birmingham from 2001-2004 and Professor of Accounting until 2010. He has recently retired. He has also a record as an academic researcher, visiting professor and lecturer at, amongst others: University of Hull, Leeds University, Leeds Metropolitan University, Bocconi University (Milan) and the Norwegian School of Management.

He is an author of several key text books in the field, either solely or in a team, with wide experience of developing teaching materials for higher education courses at all levels in a variety of media. Amongst others, he has been involved in:

Jointly with Simon Archer, “Miller IAS/IFRS GAAP Guide”, Harcourt Brace Professional, 2000. New editions 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, Spanish translation 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

Jointly with Chris Nobes, “Financial Accounting: an international introduction”, Pearson, 2001, second edition 2004, third edition 2007, Italian translation, 2008, fourth edition 2010, Croation translation, 2012 (forthcoming).

Refereed Papers
The true and fair view in the European Union (with Eva Eberhartinger); European Accounting Review, 2009, Vol 18, No 3, pp.571-594.

The European Union endorsement process for international financial reporting standards: a telos-based analysis (with Eva Eberhartinger); Accounting in Europe, 2010, Vol 7, pp.37-62.

Material Misstatement of What? A Comment on Smieliauskas et al., A Proposal to Replace “True and Fair View” with “Acceptable Risk of Material Misstatement”, 2010, Abacus, Vol 46, No 4.

Economia Aziendale and financial valuations in Italy: some contradictions and insights (with Stefania Servalli); Accounting History, 2011 (forthcoming).

Chapters in Books

Globalisation of Accounting Standards : A UK Perspective; Globalisation of Accounting Standards (Ed). Godfrey J and Chalmers K, Elgar, Australia, 2007.

The Recent History of Fair Value; in: The Routledge Companion to Fair Value (ed: P.Walton) 2007