Call for Papers
9th Annual Conference on Corporate Finance

November 9 - 10, 2012, Washington University in St. Louis Campus

Following the successes of the eight previous corporate finance conferences, Olin Business School at Washington University and its Center for Finance and Accounting Research (CFAR) will be co-hosting the 9th annual conference titled Corporate Finance, November 9 - 10, at the Washington University in St. Louis campus.

TOPICS: The topics of interest for the conference are broad, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate control and organization, international issues in corporate finance, capital structure, payout decisions, corporate investment decisions, corporate governance, financial intermediation, and banking. This is not an exhaustive list, and empirical and theoretical papers on these, as well as related topics, are most welcome.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: If you wish to have your paper considered for presentation at the conference, please submit the paper electronically by July 9, 2012, to the website: by clicking on the Paper Submission tab. There is a $25 submission fee for each manuscript. Questions regarding the submission process should be directed to Jennifer Schmich (

FURTHER INFORMATION: The organizing committee is co-chaired by Ohad Kadan and Mark Leary. Those submitting papers will be informed of the committee's decision in early September.

All conference participants will be responsible for their own expenses. We look forward to an exciting conference and hope you will submit your paper for consideration.

Posted 6/18/12