|CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION
SPRING 2016 CONFERENCE OF THE MULTINATIONAL FINANCE SOCIETY
Turan G. Bali – Georgetown University, USA
ORGANIZED BY: Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
PROGRAM AND ORGANIZING CHAIRS
Panayiotis C. Andreou – Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus & Durham University, UK
George Athanassakos – University of Western Ontario, Canada
LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Neophytos Lambertides – Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Best Paper Award
Best Doctoral Paper Award (Finance)
Best Doctoral Paper Award (Shipping)
The early bird registration fee for presenting authors is €275 if registered by February 15, 2016. Standard registration fee is €375. For doctoral students, a discount of €75 applies*. Late registration after March 15, 2016 includes as surcharge of 20% on the standard registration fee.
Registered participants automatically become members of the Society for one year, which allows them to submit papers to the Multinational Finance Journal at a reduced submission fee.
The social functions include a welcome reception, a guided sightseeing tour, two lunches, coffee breaks and a gala dinner. These functions are complimentary to all registered participants and accompanying persons. Accompanying persons, not appearing on the conference program as co-authors, can registered for the social functions at the time of main registration for an additional fee of €90.
Faculty or practitioners who would like to attend the conference without presenting must register by April 10, 2016 for a fee of €150.
Registrations for presenting authors are non-refundable after March 15, 2016. Prior to March 15, 2016, an administrative charge of €100 will be deducted from any refunded fees. Other registration fees are not refundable.
* Discount will apply only when the student submits a letter showing evidence confirming his/her status as a doctoral student. The letter should be printed on official letterhead and signed by the head/chair of the School.
AREAS OF INTEREST
Papers in all areas of Finance, Banking, Accounting and Economics dealing with developed and developing countries are welcome. Specific topics include, but are not limited to: Asset Pricing; International Asset Market Structures; Financial Derivatives; Corporate Ownership; Governance and Compensation and Firm Performance; Issues of Governance and Management Control; Cost of Bankruptcy and Financial Distress; Capital Structure Issues for Firms; Capital Structures in the Post Crisis Era; Financial Accounting; Banking in Crisis; CDS; Commodities; Contagion in Financial Markets; Initial and Seasoned Public Offerings and Equity Restructuring; Investment Banking and Issuing of Corporate Securities; FX Arbitrage; Financial Reporting; Mergers; Acquisitions; Corporate Restructuring and Takeover Defences; Behavioral Finance; Microstructure of Developed and Emerging Markets; Portfolio Management and Pricing Models; International Corporate Pension Fund Policies; Institutions; Public Sector Financial Constraints in Times of Austerity; Management Traits and Decision Making; The Role of Social Media in the Dissemination of Information; The Management of Restraints in Sources of Finance.
Policy-oriented papers from researchers in government and industry are particularly welcome. Suggestions for the organization of panel sessions on topics of general interest will also be considered.
DOCTORAL STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
The Multinational Finance Society will provide financial support for a limited number of registered doctoral students not sponsored by their institutions.
PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Please visit our website at http://www.mfsociety.org to submit a copy of a completed or nearly completed paper.
The cover page should include the affiliation, address, phone and email address of each author. Each participant agrees to serve as a discussant of a paper in his/her own area of interest, if needed.
Cyprus University of Technology
Information regarding the conference, accommodation, keynote speakers, travel arrangements, registration fees and other activities will be published on the MFS website in due course. Information about past conferences can be found on the website as well.
Cooperative Central Bank Ltd, Cyprus