Meghna Singhvi is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Loyola Marymount University. Meghna Singhvi joined LMU's accounting faculty in fall 2011 and teaches several introductory accounting classes. Meghna previously taught financial and managerial accounting at several universities, including Florida International University, Xavier University and Northern Kentucky University. She is a certified public accountant and has worked as a tax accountant and an internal auditor. She co-authored a paper titled "Audit Fees After Remediation of Internal Control Weaknesses," which published in the March 2011 issue of Accounting Horizons. She has two papers forthcoming on Market Reaction to Audit Committee Director Appointments and Departures. Meghna is enjoying life in Los Angeles with her husband, Vishal, and travels to India each year to visit her friends and family.
Meghna earned her Bachelor's in Commerce from Symbiosis University (Pune, India) and her MBA from Ohio University. She also received her Masters in Accountancy from Northern Kentucky University and her Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting) from Florida International University. Meghna came to the United States as an exchange student to complete her MBA at Ohio University in December 2001 and stayed to pursue a career in accounting.
Florida International University : Ph.D., Accounting 2011
Ohio University : MBA, Business Administration 2002
Symbiosis University : B.Comm., Commerce 2000
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In this study, we examine audit fees for SEC registrants that remediate previously disclosed material weaknesses in internal control. We find that remediating firms have lower audit fees when compared to firms that continue to report material weaknesses in internal control.