International Conference in Rome (February 28, 2019)

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Conference concept and key topics

International conference “CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: SEARCH FOR THE ADVANCED PRACTICES”, Rome, Italy; February 28, 2019

The event is a platform for sharing ideas on new trends that are currently shaping the concept of modern corporate governance. The conference will focus on a variety of crucial issues of corporate governance, i.e. corporate ownership and control, earnings management, audit, corporate social responsibility and compliance, disclosure and transparency issues, financial reporting, board of directors’ practices, shareholders’ rights, etc. The main goal of the conference is to investigate new perspectives and challenges of corporate governance and outline possible scenarios of its development.

The key topics will include:

  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate governance in Islamic banks
  • Corporate governance and blockchain
  • Corporate ownership and control
  • Mergers, acquisitions, restructuring
  • Auditing
  • Accounting
  • Earnings quality
  • Payout/dividend policy
  • Bankruptcy, liquidation procedures
  • Corporate social responsibility and compliance
  • Disclosure and transparency issues
  • Corporate governance in family firms
  • Corporate governance in financial institutions
  • Board committees
  • Board performance
  • Managerial incentives
  • Conflict of interests
  • Directors’ duties and liabilities

We invite the submission of theoretical and empirical studies that advance the understanding of the areas mentioned above.

Please submit the extended abstract of the paper (≈200 words) or the full paper (up to 5000 words), including the title and affiliation.