International Conference in Rome, February 27, 2018

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International conference “CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL”, Rome, Italy; February 27, 2018

The title of the conference reflects the oldest issue of corporate governance - issue of separation of ownership and control. The event will focus on a broad range of cornerstone issues of corporate governance, i.e. board of directors, corporate control, executive compensation, audit, financial reporting, conflict of interest, shareholder rights, etc. The aim of the conference is to explore the interrelation of corporate governance, ownership and control.

The upcoming conference will therefore provide a platform for academics and practitioners to analyze recent trends and upcoming challenges in the following areas:

  • Corporate governance
  • Auditing
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Earnings Quality
  • Accounting
  • Ownership and Control
  • Payout/dividend policy
  • Capital and ownership structure
  • Mergers, acquisitions, restructuring
  • Bankruptcy, liquidation procedures
  • Corporate social responsibility and compliance
  • Disclosure and transparency issues
  • Corporate governance in family firms
  • Corporate governance in financial institutions
  • Corporate control
  • Earnings management
  • Managerial incentives

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