Dr. Jerry Arnold

Affiliated Academic


Los Angeles
Tel: +1 310 570 3982
Fax: +1 213 346 3030

Email: JArnold@marshall.usc.edu
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PhD in accounting, University of Michigan
Masters and BS in accounting, University of Missouri


Dr. Arnold, Emeritus Professor of accounting at the University of Southern California, is a leading expert on accounting issues, particularly those related to compliance with US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules. He has served many times as an expert witness in commercial litigation focusing on SEC and accounting issues, as well as matters involving valuation and assessment of damages. He has also been retained by the SEC and the US Department of Justice as an expert on accounting and disclosure issues, and has advised several companies on SEC compliance issues.

In addition to serving on the faculty at the University of Southern California, Dr. Arnold has taught at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School; the University of California, Los Angeles; the University of Michigan; and the University of Missouri. He was also the founding director of the SEC and Financial Reporting Institute, which promotes interaction among policy makers, their constituencies, and researchers in academia. Since 1989, Dr. Arnold has taught a comprehensive SEC reporting and compliance seminar for the professionals and clients of a "Big Four" accounting firm; the seminar is given several times annually, in locations that have included numerous cities across the US as well as in those Canada, Brazil, and Europe. Dr. Arnold has published extensively in business and academic journals and monographs, and has spoken widely at conferences and before government bodies.

Dr. Arnold holds a PhD in accounting from the University of Michigan, and a Masters and a BS in accounting from the University of Missouri.

Title Type Author
Will SEC Quants Jump from Funds to Public Companies on Valuation Issues? White Paper Raymund Wong and Dr. Jerry Arnold, with Nicolas Morgan
Automated Detection in SEC Enforcement: Anticipating and Adapting to Emerging Account... Working Paper By Dr. Jerry Arnold and Raymund Wong
Finding the GAAP in FCPA Enforcement: Challenges in Identifying the Impact of Alleged... Working Paper By Raymund Wong and Dr. Jerry Arnold