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Journal of financial communication
2 issues per year , ISSN 2036-671X , ISSNe 2036-6779
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Financial Reporting is an international peer reviewed half-yearly journal which aims to provide a forum for quality research contributions with theoretical, practical and policy implications in the accounting and reporting field, broadly conceived, adopting different research paradigms and methodologies, with the objective to promote a European debate engaging accounting scholars, professionals, standard setters, regulators and institutions.
Topics of interest for the journal include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Accounting information, standards and regulation (standard setting processes, impacts and applications of accounting standards in national contexts, theoretical foundations of accounting);
- Financial and non-financial disclosures;

- Impact of accounting measures and disclosures on capital markets as well as investor and financial analyst behaviours;
- Business reporting development and cases;
- Social and environmental accounting, reporting and accountability;
- Intellectual capital accounting and reporting;
- Auditing of financial and business reporting;
- Relationships between corporate governance, financial reporting and accountability;
- Relationships between management accounting and financial accounting;
- Information systems and their implications for the above topics;
- Relationships between academia and practice on the above topics.

The Journal will not consider contributions in accounting history, tax issues (unless strictly related to financial and business reporting), institutional business administration, corporate strategy. All submitted papers are subject to strict double-blind peer review process by at least two international reviewers. The Journal also publishes invited opinion papers on relevant topics and book reviews. No fee is required for publication.
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Editor: Francesco Giunta, University of Florence.

Associate Editors: Saverio Bozzolan, University G. Carli - Luiss Roma; Claudia Gabbioneta, Newcastle University; Alberto Quagli, University of Genova; Stefano Zambon, University of Ferrara.

Assistant Editors: Laura Bini, University of Florence (Web Editor); Michela Cordazzo, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Editorial Assistant); Pierluigi Marchini, University of Parma (Web communication); Paola Ramassa, University of Genova (Social media Editor); Monica Veneziani University of Brescia (Editorial Assistant)..

Editorial Board: David Alexander, The Birmingham Business School; Marco Allegrini, University of Pisa; Paolo Andrei, University of Parma; Stefano Azzali, University of Parma; Richard Barker, University of Oxford; Massimiliano Bonacchi, Free University of Bolzano; Willem Buijink, Tilburg University; Francesco Capalbo, II University of Naples; Fabrizio Cerbioni, University of Padua; Lino Cinquini, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa; Eugenio D’Amico, University of Rome III. Anne D’Arcy, Wien University of Economics and Business; Pascale Delvaille, University of Paris ESCP Europe; Roberto Di Pietra, University of Siena; Alessandro Gaetano, University of Rome Tor Vergata; Joachim Gassen, Humboldt University Berlin; Gunther Gebhardt, Goethe Business School, University of Frankfurt; Alessandro Lai, University of Verona; Musa Mangena, Nottingham Trent University; Pietro Mazzola, IULM Milan; Alessandro Mechelli, Tuscia University; Giovanna Michelon, University of Exeter; Araceli Mora, University of Valencia; Tiziano Onesti, University of Rome Tre; Riccardo Palumbo, University "G. D’Annunzio" of Pescara; Michele Pizzo, Second University of Naples; Bernard Raffournier, HEC Genève - Université de Genève; Antonio Ricciardi, University of Calabria; Giuseppe Sannino, II Università di Napoli; Richard Slack, Durham University; Ugo Sòstero, Ca' Foscari University of Venice; Claudio Teodori, University of Brescia; Marco Trombetta, IE Business School.

Coordinator for the Section «Dialogue with standard setters»: Raffaele Fiume, University Parthenope, Naples; Tiziano Onesti, University of Rome III.

Editorial Office: Michela Cordazzo,
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Papers submitted to the journal are typically screened by the editor or one of the associate editors to determine whether the manuscript falls within Financial Reporting Aims and Scope and satisfies the academic standards of the field. Papers are then assigned to an editor (either one of the associate editors or the editor in chief) who oversees the entire editorial process including the final decision on the manuscript. If judged suitable for publication, the manuscript is sent to at least two independent referees for double blind peer review. Based on their recommendation, as well as possible consultation between Editorial Board members, the editor decides whether the paper should be accepted as it is, revised or rejected.

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Thomas D’Angelo, Marco Lam, Samir El-Gazzar, Rudolph Jacob, GAAP-compliant versus non-GAAP voluntary disclosures relative to critical reporting dates
Luca Menicacci, Financial reporting and book-tax conformity: A review of the issues
Riccardo Macchioni, Alessandra Allini, Martina Prisco, The role of the Big Four audit firms and the legal system in non-GAAP comparability
Ivo Hristov, Antonio Chirico, Riccardo Camilli, The role of Key Performance Indicators as a performance management tool in implementing corporate strategies: A critical review of the literature
Raffaele Fiume, Tiziano Onesti, Giulia Cordero di Montezemolo, Matteo Strada, Dialogue with standard setters. Climate change and Financial reporting
Roberto Di Pietra, Stefano Zambon, Book Review. Lorenzo Simoni, Business Models and Corporate Reporting: Defining the Platform to Illustrate Value Creation, Routledge, 2022 by Sam Rawsthorne
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