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, commercial law and taxation within a dynamic and inclusive learning environment while actively engaging our stakeholders and the wider community.

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18 May 2015 Research finds strategies to overcome ethnic discrimination in accounting industry
Aspiring accountants from an ethnic minority have greater success finding a job if they adopt strategies that minimise their cultural differences, a Victoria Business School PhD graduate has found. Read more
1 April 2015 SACL student wins with Summer Gold Poster
Harry Berger, a third year student in accounting and law, won a Faculty Best Poster… Read more
24 March 2015 New Financial Markets Law Publication
Financial Markets Conduct Regulation: A Practitioner’s Guide, a book co-written by Trish Keeper, Senior Lecturer… 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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