Welcome to EUFIN 2015!

The 11th workshop on European Financial Reporting will take place at ESSEC Business School and SKEMA Business School in Paris, France, on 3-4 September 2015. In continuation of the workshop´s tradition, the 2015 version offers parallel sessions that give sufficient room to present and discuss academic research papers. In addition, in plenary sessions keynote speakers from practice and regulatory or standard setting bodies will inform on practical implications of current developments in accounting and financial reporting within Europe.



European financial reporting: Future challenges
with (confirmed to date)
Jacques de Greling, SFAF, EFFAS
David Cairns, (moderator)


ICAS/EFRAG report presentation on Professional investors' use of accounting information
Hans Buysse, EFRAG Board Member and Partner, Syncap Belgium
Mark Clatworthy, Bristol University
Joachim Gassen, Humboldt University
Pat Finnegan, IASB Board Member
Araceli Mora (moderator), University of Valencia and former EFRAG TEG member

Yuri Biondi, CNRS, ESCP Europe
Marie-Pierre Calmel, Conseil de normalisation des comptes publics
Eugenio Caperchione, Modena University and CIGAR
Riccardo Mussari, Siena University

The workshop offers an opportunity and venue for the meeting of academics and practitioners that are interested in recent developments and research projects regarding financial reporting in Europe, its regulation and harmonization, and its process of change due to international developments. Young academics are especially invited to participate and profit from the fruitful atmosphere of the EUFIN workshops. Topics of the papers may include, but are not restricted to, current accounting, governance and accountability issues with regard of the EU or particular Member States, economic and regulatory issues of international financial reporting and standard setting, auditing and enforcement.

Key dates

Extended deadline for paper submission: 15 June 2015

Notification of acceptance: 30 June 2015

Deadline for registration: 31 July 2015


About ESSEC Business School

For over a century, ESSEC has been developing a state-of-the-art educational program that gives the individual pride of place in its learning model, promoting the values of freedom, openness, innovation and responsibility. Preparing future managers to reconcile personal interests with collective responsibility, giving consideration to the common good in their decision-making, and weighing economic challenges against the social costs are some of the objectives ESSEC has set for itself. With campuses in Paris and Singapore, ESSEC is recognized as a top French business school with international visibility.           

About SKEMA Business School

SKEMA Business School is one of France’s largest Grande Ecoles with 6,700 students and 160 permanent faculty members. The school offers a wide range of degree programmes, including bachelors, Grande Ecole (Masters in Management), Masters of Science, specialized Masters, PhD and eMBA. The school currently has sites in France (Lille, Sophia-Antipolis, Paris), China (Suzhou), and the United States (North Carolina). SKEMA Business School, EQUIS and AACSB accredited, was created in 2009 by the merger of CERAM Business School and Groupe ESC Lille to offer greater resources to its students, its corporate partners, and its 32,000 alumni. 


The conference will take place at the La Defense campuses of ESSEC and SKEMA, in the business district of Paris. Please refer to the conference program for more details.

More about EUFIN

EUFIN is the European Financial Reporting Research Group. It is an informal grouping of researchers interested in the evolution of financial reporting in Europe, covering all related aspects such as regulation, application, consequences of change etc. and it aims to support and encourage the submission of research papers to Accounting in Europe, a journal of the European Accounting Association.

More about Accounting in Europe

Accounting in Europe, a journal of the European Accounting Association, aims to contribute to policy debate by publishing high quality articles that provide new insights for research, practice, policy and regulation in all areas of accounting. The journal welcomes papers from a wide range of paradigms and research methods which are targeted towards its mixed academic and practitioner readership and which enhance the understanding or the development of accounting and auditing either in Europe or for Europe from a global perspective.