The Effect of Shareholder Scrutiny on Corporate Tax Behavior: Evidence from Shareholder Tax Litigation

What are the causes and consequences of shareholder tax litigation? The annual frequency of shareholder tax litigation has nearly tripled in recent years, but little is known about why certain firms get targeted with this kind of litigation and how this litigation affects not only the sued firm but also its industry peers. Our recent paper examines […]

Spillover Effects in Securities Litigation

Courtesy of Dain Donelson, Rachel Flam, and Christopher Yust When a firm is sued, do its peers respond to the litigation by changing their own behavior? In our recent paper, we examine the spillover effect of securities litigation on industry peers. We focus on investor reactions and changes in peers’ disclosure and financial reporting. We […]