Coorporate governance mechanism and the moderating effect of independency on the integrity of financial reporting

  • Published December 15, 2016
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.21511/imfi.13(4).2016.06
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    Volume 13 2016, Issue #4 , pp. 68-74
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The purpose of this study is to examine the moderating role of independency on the relationship between corporate governance mechanisms and institutional ownership, managerial ownership, independent commissioners, audit committee and the quality of public accounting firm towards the integrity of financial statements. This study used a sample of companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange during in 2014. There were 138 companies that were examined. Moderated Regression Analysis (MRA) was used to test the hypotheses. Results show that independency has a full moderating role on the relationship between institutional ownership, independent commissioners and quality of public accounting firm towards the integrity of financial statements. Independency has no moderating role on the relationship between managerial ownership and audit committee towards the integrity of financial statements.

Keywords: independency; corporate governance mechanism, quality, integrity.
JEL Classification: G34, M41, M48

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