Dr. Sidney C M LEUNG (梁志滿)

PhD - Financial Accounting (University of New South Wales)
MBA - Business Adminstration (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Bachelor of Science (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)             

Visiting address
LAU-13-218
Phone: +852 34427924

Author IDs

Qualifications/Experiences

Qualification

Certifying Organization

CMA

CMA Australia

FCPA (Aust.) Fellow

CPA Australia

Research Interests/Areas

  • Financial accounting
  • Corporate governance
  • Earnings management
  • Family Control
  • Analyst Forecasts

Prizes/Honours

  • British Accounting and Finance Association Prize for 2015 for the most outstanding paper published in The British Accounting Review during 2015 - British Accounting and Finance Association
  • Best Paper Award - 2012 Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics Symposium at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Best Paper Award in Corporate Governance - 2006 Annual Conference of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand

Activities

Participating in or organising a conference / an event

  • Hu, F. and S. Leung (July 2011), "Appointment of Politically Connected Top Executives and Subsequent Firm Performance and Corporate Governance: Evidence from China's Listed State-Owned Enterprises", 19th Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, Accounting and Management, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Hu, F. and S. Leung (21-23 June 2010), "Top Management Turnover, Firm Performance and Government Control: Evidence from China's Listed State-Owned Enterprises", The Illinois International Accounting Symposium 2010, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Hu, F. and S. Leung (1-5 August 2009), "Appointment of Political Top Executives and Subsequent Performance and Corporate Governance: Evidence from China’s Listed SOEs", 2009 Annual Meeting and Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, American Accounting Association (AAA), New York, USA.
  • Srinidhi, B., S. Leung and F. A. Gul (3-4 January 2009), "Demand for Client-Specific Knowledge and Audit Tenure-Quality Relationship", Contemporary Accounting Research and Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics Special Joint Symposium 2009, Hong Kong.
  • Hu, F. and S. Leung (2009), "Top Management Turnover, Firm Performance and Government Control: Evidence from China's Listed State-Owned Enterprises", American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, New York, USA.
  • Hu, F. and S. Leung (2009), "Appointment of Politically-connected Top Executives and Subsequent Firm Performance and Corporate Governance: Evidence from China's State-Owned Enterprises", The Asian Finance Association (AsFA) International Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Srinidhi, B., S. Leung and F. A. Gul (6-8 July 2008), "Auditor Tenure and Earnings Quality: Effect of Client-Specific Knowledge", 2008 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ/ IAAER) Conference, Sydney, Australia.
  • Leung, S. and B. Horwitz (Aug 2006), "Strong investor protection and concentrated management ownership: Evidence from Hong Kong during the Asian Financial Crisis", paper presented at American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.
  • Jaggi, B. and S. Leung (Aug 2006), "Impact of family dominance on monitoring of earnings management by audit committee: evidence from Hong Kong", paper presented at American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.
  • Leung, S. and B. Horwitz (July 2006), "Strong investor protection and concentrated management ownership: Evidence from Hong Kong during the Asian Financial Crisis", paper presented and received the Best Paper Award at 2006 AFAANZ (Accounting and Finance Association of Austalia & New Zealand (AFAANZ) annual conference, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Jaggi, B. and S. Leung (July 2006), "Impact of family dominance on monitoring of earnings management by audit committee: evidence from Hong Kong", paper presented at Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Srinidhi, B. and S. Leung (July 2006), "Differential Effects of Regulation FD on long and short-term forecasts by first analysts", paper presented at Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Leung, S. and B. Horwitz (2005), "Do Concentrated Management Ownership and Other Board Characteristics Create or Destroy Value? Hong Kong Evidence During the Asian Financial Crisis", paper presented at the Asia-Pacific Corporate Governance Conference, Hong Kong.
  • Leung, S. (November 2003), "Voluntary Disclosure of Strategic Operating Information and the Accuracy of Analysts' Earnings Forecasts", Paper presented at the 11th Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance Economics and Accounting, Thailand, Forthcoming.
  • Leung, S. (2003), "Voluntary Disclosure of Strategic Operating Information and the Accuracy of Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts", paper presented at the 11th Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance Economics and Accounting, Taipei.
  • Leung, S. (July 2002), "Voluntary Disclosure Choice: the Effect of Earnings Predictability on the Disclosure of Management Earnings Forecasts and Strategic Operating Information", Paper presented at the 2002 AAANZ Conference, Perth Australia.
  • Horwitz, B. and S. Leung (July 2001), "Director Ownership and Voluntary Segment Disclosure: Hong Kong Evidence", Paper presented at the AAANZ Auckland Conference 2001, Australia, Vol. 15, No. 3.
  • Gul, F. A., S. Leung and B. Srinidhi (13-14 June 2001), "Efficient and Opportunistic Earnings Management: Evidence on the Role of Investment Opportunity Set and Debt Level", Paper presented at the Symposium on Equity Valuation and Corporate Governance, Hong Kong, China.
  • Gul, F. A., S. Leung and B. Srinidhi (August 2000), "Efficient and Opportunistic Earnings Management: Evidence on the Role of Investment Opportunity Set and Debt Levels", Paper presented at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting 2000, USA.
  • Gul, F. A., S. Leung and B. Srinidhi (July 2000), "Efficient versus Opportunistic Earnings Management: Some Evidence on the Role of Differential Growth Opportunities and Debt Levels", Paper presented at the AAANZ Annual Conference, Australia.
  • Leung, S. and R. Zhao (May/June 2000), "Inner Reserve and Income Smoothing: The Evidence of Hong Kong Banks", Paper presented at the 8th Pacific Basin Finance, Economics and Accounting Conference and the 2nd ADSGM International Conference, Thailand.
  • Leung, S. and R. Zhao (January 2000), "Inner Reserve and Income Smoothing: The Evidence of Hong Kong Banks", Paper presented at the 2000 Mid-Year Meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA), USA.
  • Leung, S. (July 1999), "The Influence of Earnings Usefulness on the Decision to Issue Management Earnings Forecasts and the Market's Reaction to the Forecasts", Paper presented at the 1999 Annual Conference of the Accounting Association of Australia & New Zealand (AAANZ), Australia.