Readability of Notes to the financial statements and the adoption of IFRS

Esther Cheung

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract


Financial reports should present clear and easily comprehensible information to investors, yet there are uncertainties regarding the impact of financial report readability after the adoption of IFRS. Therefore, this study examines the association between readability, firm performance and IFRS in Australia by assessing: 1. the impact of the adoption of IFRS on readability of Notes to the financial statements in an Australian context, and 2. the interaction effect between IFRS and firm performance on readability.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27
Number of pages1
JournalExpo 2013 Higher Degree Research : book of abstracts
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventHigher Degree Research Expo (9th : 2013) - Sydney
Duration: 5 Nov 20137 Nov 2013


  • Readability
  • Complexity and length of financial reports
  • Notes to the financial statement
  • IFRS


Dive into the research topics of 'Readability of Notes to the financial statements and the adoption of IFRS'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this