The Role of Audit Risk Disclosure in Financial Reporting Precision and the Quality of Audited Financial Reports

“Contrary to the conventional wisdom, we find that the client tends to spend fewer corporate resources on precision with audit risk disclosure. As a result of lower precision, audit risk disclosure may lower the informativeness of audited financial reports, albeit ex-post communicating more information to the market. We also find that audit risk disclosure reduces the client’s ex-ante payoff when the […]