International Online Conference (November 19-20, 2020)

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Conference concept and key topics


The upcoming online conference is a brilliant opportunity for scholars from all around the world to share ideas on corporate governance trends in the wake of pandemic. The event will focus on a variety of crucial issues of corporate governance under conditions of global lockdown, i.e., corporate regulation, earnings management, IT governance, financial reporting, accounting, audit, corporate social responsibility and compliance, board of directors’ practices, disclosure and transparency issues, shareholders’ rights, etc. The main goal of the conference is to provide an interdisciplinary outlook on the above-mentioned themes and to invoke discussion of them that is a major value of the scholarly research. The upcoming international online conference will, therefore, become a platform for academics and practitioners from all around the world to investigate the following topics:

  • Accounting systems, disclosure and transparency issues
  • Auditing
  • Bankruptcy, liquidation procedures
  • Board of directors practices and performance
  • Corporate governance in family firms
  • Corporate governance in financial institutions
  • Corporate governance of state-owned enterprises (SOE) and their role in the society
  • Corporate ownership and control
  • Corporate social responsibility and compliance
  • Development of financial markets and market for corporate control
  • Directors’ duties and liabilities
  • Earnings management
  • Environmental social governance disclosure
  • Executive compensation and corporate governance
  • IT governance and blockchain technology
  • Laws, regulations and corruption
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Shareholder engagement and co-creation
  • Shareholder Right Directive and effects on corporate governance processes
  • Shareholder voting and institutional behaviour
  • Shareholders’ rights efficiency of judicial system and shareholder protection
  • Social norms and cultural values

We invite the submission of theoretical and empirical studies that advance the understanding of the areas mentioned above and any other area related to corporate governance, even if not explicitly indicated.

Please submit an extended abstract of the paper (400-1000 words) or a full paper (up to 6000 words), including the title and affiliation.