26 OUT 2017 | International Conference “Corporate Governance and Company Performance: exploring the challenging issues”

ISEG, 26th October 2017


The main focus of the event is to find the links between corporate governance and firm performance under the impact of  market financial instability. Economic crises usually provokes the decrease in financial performance of the companies, due to that fact the issue of corporate governance adequacy takes attention of researchers. Academics as well as practitioners try to find out the best corporate governance practices leading to improve the firm performance. Previous papers in this area have already found significant influence of bad or good corporate governance practice on the firm financial stability at the same time the new trends at the market addressed the new challenges to corporate governance. This international conference will provide the platform for academics and practitioners from many countries of the world to analyze recent trends and upcoming challenges in corporate governance and company performance, major challenges and new horizons in further researching.

Key Topics : Corporate governance; Board of directors; Director’s remuneration; State/Private/Family ownership; Reporting, accounting and auditing; Bankruptcy; Liquidation; Corporate transparency issues; Earnings management; Risk management; Corporate Finance and financial performance; Asset Pricing and fund management; Corporate Social Responsibility.

Call for Papers
Paper submission deadline: August 1, 2017
Notification of authors of accepted papers: September 15, 2017
When submitting papers the authors should declare whether they would like to have their papers considered for publication in Special Issues of “Corporate Ownership and Control”, “Journal of Governance and Regulation”. These papers will be subject to a separate reviewing process.

General information
Date: October 26, 2017
Venue: ISEG (Lisbon School of Economics and Management), Lisbon, Portugal
Organizers: ISEG, ADVANCE, Virtus Global Center for Corporate Governance, Virtus Interpress
Papers should be submitted to Professor Alexander Kostyuk alex_kostyuk@virtusinterpress.org and copy to portugal2017conf@virtusinterpress.org.

Maria João Guedes, Assistant Professor, ADVANCE, ISEG, Portugal
Alexander Kostyuk, Professor, Director, Virtus Global Center for Corporate Governance, Ukraine

Registration Fee
Conference registration fee – EURO 290. Please, note that the fee includes conference gala-dinner too.


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