Call for Papers
25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2012

16 - 18 December 2012, Sydney, Australia

and PhD Forum - 15 December 2012

Website: http://www.banking.unsw.edu.au/afbc

The Institute of Global Finance and the School of Banking & Finance at the Australian School of Business, UNSW, Sydney, would like to invite all academics and practitioners to participate in the 25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference.

On Tuesday 15 December 2012, 10 selected doctorate students will present their research and have it discussed by leading members of the finance profession in a one day forum.

Submission Deadlines: Monday 20 August 2012

SPECIAL ISSUE of The Journal of Banking & Finance on Systemic Risk, Liquidity Risk, Corporate Governance and Global Financial Stability.

This issue will include selected papers presented at the 25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference. Authors who are pre-selected will be notified of the appropriate procedure for inclusion.

PRIZES:
BlackRock Research Award: AUD$10,000 will be awarded to the best paper presented on Capital Markets/Funds Management/Mutual Funds

BankScope Prize: AUD$2,500 will be awarded for the best paper in Banking. Authors whose institutions subscribe to Bankscope data are eligible

Sirca Research Prize: AUD$2,500 for the best paper which has used SIRCA Data. Use of SIRCA data must be acknowledged in the paper

Zephyr Prize: AUD$2,500 will be awarded for the best Corporate Finance paper. To be eligible for the award the university you attend will have to subscribe to the global M&A deal database, Zephyr by Bureau van Dijk

Australian Securities Exchange Prize: Awarded to the best paper presented on derivatives/quantitative finance

REGISTRATION: The deadline for registration for accepted authors is Monday 5 November 2012
Early bird fee (Payment prior to Monday 8 October 2012)
Full fee (Payment received after Monday 8 October 2012)

FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact Conference Administrator, bankconf@unsw.edu.au, Tel: +61 (2) 9385 7774, Website: http://www.asb.unsw.edu.au/afbc

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: The keynote speakers for the 25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference include:
- Professor Viral Acharya, New York University
- Professor Geert Bekaert, Columbia University
- Professor Robert Engle, New York University
- Professor Jarrad Harford, University of Washington
- Professor Anthony Saunders, New York University
- Professor Bruno Solnik, HKUST



Posted 6/29/12