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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Aug27Not for Profit Seminar 3 - Accounting, governance and charities' registration issues
Date: 27 August 2014
Time: 8.15 am
Venue: VUW, Government Buildings, Lecture Theatre 1, 15 Lambton Quay, Wellington
Registered Charities must comply with the new reporting requirements under the Charities Act from 1… Read more
Aug29The Effect of the US-Chile Free Trade Agreement on the Earnings Quality of Chilean Firms - Mariela Gallardo (PhD candidate in Accounting, University of Auckland Business School)
Date: 29 August 2014
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: RWW315
This paper examines whether a change in a government trade policy that significantly increases the… Read more
Sep1 What will the economy look like under a National-led Government? - Hon Bill English
Date: 1 September 2014
Time: 3.00 pm
Venue: GBLT1, Old Government Buildings, Pipitea Campus
The Chair in Public Finance is pleased to host this public lecture by Hon Bill… Read more

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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
29 July 2014 Capital gains in the capital city
Associate Professor Dr David White, School of Accounting and Commercial Law Victoria University hosted a… Read more
21 July 2014 Bright future for students in CPA Australia's Shadow a CFO competition
Eight top Victoria Business School accounting and commercial law students will each spend a day… 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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