The 9th international Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) will be co-organised by Audencia Business School (Institute of Finance) and the University of Economics Prague (Department of Monetary Theory and Policy). Dr. M. Blomkvist, Dr Karel Bruna, and Professor E. Galariotis will chair the event and Dr Bruna, in his speech invited the participants of the 8th International Conference to join us in the city of Prague between the 30th of May and 1st of June 2019 as the event will be hosted at the state of the art premises of the University of Economics Prague.
This year the conference was hosted by the Department of Business Studies of the University of Rome III in Rome between the 4 and 6 of June. The title of the event was “Financial Intermediaries, Markets, Instruments, and Regulation one Decade After the Crisis: new threats, new opportunities”. 200 papers were presented in the following areas: Asset Pricing and Portfolio Valuation; Banking and Financial Services; Capital Structure; Corporate Finance; Corporate Governance; Exchange Rates; Financial Markets and the Micro-Structure of Stock Exchanges; Financial Regulation and Supervision; Financial Stability; Financial Engineering, Innovation, and Fintech; Insurance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Microfinance and Economic Development; Monetary Policy and Central Banking; New Accounting Standards’ Impact on Finance; Risk Management. The papers of the conference are eligible for consideration to two special issues in the “Journal of Financial Services Research” and the “European Journal of Finance”.
Photo caption from left to right: C. Zopounidis (president of the FEBS) and Distinguished Research Professor of the Finance Department of Audencia Business School; Associate Professor C. Gaganis (treasurer of the FEBS); Professor Emilios Galariotis (assistant general secretary of the FEBS) and Director of the Institute of Finance and Head of the Department of Finance at Audencia Business School; Professor F. Pasiouras (general secretary of the FEBS) and co-chair of the conference); Professor Franco Fiordelisi, co-chair of the conference; Professor G. Pennacchi , co-chair of the conference; and Professor I. Hasan, invited Key note speaker.