School of Accounting and Commercial Law

School of Accounting and Commercial Law

The School of Accounting and Commercial Law is part of the Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington.

We pursue and share knowledge of accounting and commercial law within a dynamic and inclusive learning environment while actively engaging our stakeholders and the wider community.

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Sep26Explanations for not having an audit committee in a 'comply or explain' regime - Dr Tom Scott (The University of Auckland Business School)
Date: 26 September 2014
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: RWW315
We utilise the Australian ‘comply or explain’ corporate governance regime to examine the explanations given… Read more
Oct8CAGTR Business Links Seminar - Professor Margaret Woods
Date: 8 October 2014
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: Rutherford House, Lecture Theatre 2
“What has gone wrong with risk management?”The world is awash with standards, codes of practice… Read more

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27 August 2014 Unique computer games may be lost
Associate Professor Susan Corbett says a little known part of New Zealand’s cultural and computing heritage is under threat due to the passage of time. Read more
21 August 2014 Social inequality still rife in New Zealand
Social inequality has worsened over the past decade in New Zealand, a new study from… Read more
20 August 2014 Student 'shadows' CFO of the Department of Internal Affairs
CPA Australia and Victoria Business School offered 13 accounting and finance students the chance to… Read more

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Dr Lisa Marriott, Senior Lecturer

Courts More Lenient on White Collar Criminals

New Zealanders take welfare fraud more seriously than tax evasion, according to new research by Dr Lisa Marriott.
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Matt Sorola, PhD student at SACL

Matt Sorola-
Current PhD Student

Matt comes from Texas, and knew within a week he'd made the right decision to study in Wellington.
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Chair in Public Finance

The School’s externally sponsored Chair in Public Finance (CPF) aims to bring academic research and public finance debate together.
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Sarah Zhang
MPA Graduate

Sarah reached a point in her career where she felt she needed formal education in finance and accounting to progress further.
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