Books

Dr Nigel Finch is a world renowned lecturer and expert in the area of sovereign risk and emerging markets. In fact he wrote the book on it, along with many other insightful publications. If you would like to gain an intimate understanding into the depth of knowledge and experience Saki Partners brings to organisations, take a look at some of our publications.

BOOKS

GOODWILL IMPAIRMENT TESTING IN AUSTRALIA

Finch N., (2015), Goodwill Impairment Testing In Australia, Scholars’ Press, Saarbrücken, Germany.

Goodwill Impairment Testing In Australia examines the compliance with goodwill impairment disclosures required under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

EMERGING MARKETS AND SOVEREIGN RISK

Finch N., (2014), Emerging Markets and Sovereign Risk, Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Emerging markets are an increasingly important area of corporate strategy and fast becoming the driver of global growth. Today, emerging markets account for 40% of global GDP and are experiencing growth rates two or three times faster than developed economies.

FUNDAMENTALS OF CORPORATE FINANCE (2ND EDITION)

Berk J., De Marzo P., Harford J., Ford G., Miollica V., & Finch N., (2014), Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 2nd edition, Pearson Education, Sydney.

Fundamentals of Corporate Finance shows you how to succeed in business studies, master core finance concepts and learn to identify and solve many business problems.

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN MINING: LEADING PRACTICE IN AUSTRALIA

Finch N., (2012), Contemporary Issues in Mining: Leading Practice in Australia, Palgrave Macmillan, London.

The economic significance of the mining sector should not be underestimated. For many countries mining has been instrumental in delivering economic prosperity to the nation.

BEST PRACTICES IN MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

Gregoriou G. N., & Finch N., (2012), Best Practices in Management Accounting, Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Management accounting has undergone significant evolution moving away from rigid budgeting programs and static output measures to comprehensive approaches of value identification and measurement.

FUNDAMENTALS OF CORPORATE FINANCE

Berk J., De Marzo P., Harford J., Ford G., & Finch N., (2010), Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, Pearson Education, Sydney.

The only text with a clear unifying theme that is aligned to the goals of a first course in finance, supported by problem-solving methodology for every key concept and examples that analyse financial concepts in practice in Australia and internationally.

BOOK CHAPTERS

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND GOVERNANCE: THEORY AND PRACTICE

Finch N., (2015), Development of Sustainability Reporting Frameworks: The Case of Australia in S. Idowu, C. Frederiksen, A. Mermod, & M Nielsen (eds.), Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance: Theory and Practice, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 227-239.

This book deals with the role of international standards for corporate governance in the context of corporate social responsibility.

THE BANKING CRISIS HANDBOOK

Carlin T. M., Finch N., & Ford G., (2010) The Financial Crisis and Loan Impairment Provisioning in Asian Banks in G. N. Gregoriou (ed.), The Banking Crisis Handbook, CRC Press, Florida, pp. 335–352.

Carlin T. M., Finch N., & Ford G., (2010) Remuneration, Risk and Financial Crisis in G. N. Gregoriou (ed.), The Banking Crisis Handbook, CRC Press, Florida, pp. 521–538.

Shedding new light on the recent worldwide banking debacle, The Banking Crisis Handbook examines what was done prior, during, and after the global financial crisis to attain a clear picture of the banking crisis and the drivers for future banking collapses.

OPERATIONAL RISK TOWARDS BASEL III: BEST PRACTICES AND ISSUES IN MODELING, MANAGEMENT AND REGULATION

Ford G., Sundmacher, M., Finch N., & Carlin T. M., (2009), Operational Risk Disclosure in Financial Services Firms in G. N. Gregoriou (ed.), Operational Risk Towards Basel III: Best Practices and Issues in Modeling, Management and Regulation, John Wiley and Sons, New Jersey, pp. 381–395.

This book highlights how operational risk helps firms survive and prosper by giving readers the latest, cutting-edge techniques in OpRisk management.

THE VAR MODELLING HANDBOOK: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS IN ALTERNATIVE INVESTING, BANKING, INSURANCE AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Ford G., Carlin T. M., & Finch N., (2009), Value at Risk, Capital Standards and Risk Alignment in Banking Firms in G. N. Gregoriou (ed.), The VaR Modelling Handbook: Practical Applications in Alternative Investing, Banking, Insurance and Portfolio Management, McGraw-Hill , New York, PP. 97–122.

Unlike market risk metrics such as the Greeks, or beta, which are applicable to only certain asset categories and sources of market risk, VaR is applicable to all liquid assets, making it a reliable indicator of total market risk.

ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING: CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES

Finch N., (2008), Sustainability Reporting Frameworks in A. Choudhuri (ed.), Environmental Accounting: Concepts and Practices, The ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, pp. 174–182.

In the past century, the world had witnessed large-scale damage to the natural environment championed by the corporate world.

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: CURRENT ISSUES

Carlin T. M., Finch N. & Ford G., (2007), Misadventure and the Form of Payment in Corporate Acquisitions in G. N. Gregoriou. & K. Neuhauser (eds.), Mergers and Acquisitions: Current Issues, Palgrave McMillan, New York, pp. 27–41.

Carlin T. M., Finch N. & Ford G., (2007), A Deal Too Far: The Case of the Killer Acquisition in G. N. Gregoriou. & K. Neuhauser (eds.), Mergers and Acquisitions: Current Issues, Palgrave McMillan, New York, pp. 234–248.

This collection of exclusive articles presents the latest research in the area of mergers and acquisitions.

INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING: STANDARDS, REGULATIONS AND FINANCIAL REPORTING

Carlin T. M., & Finch N., (2006) The Rise and Impact of Hybrid Securities in Australian Listed Corporationsin G. N. Gregoriou & M. Gaber (eds.),International Accounting: Standards, Regulations and Financial Reporting, Elsevier, New York, pp. 367–385.

This book includes an in-depth coverage of International Accounting Standards, the application of Fair Value Accounting and topics such as auditing and taxation in different countries.