Call for Papers

Original research papers and management articles are invited for the session themes mentioned below. Suggested topics under the themes are only indicative and not exhaustive. The contributors can include research paper on any other topic falling under the broad scope of the main theme of accounts and finance. Proposed themes

1. Banking and Economics

  • Banking in Emerging Financial Markets
  • Diversification strategy of Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Internationalization of Banking and Bank Products
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers in Banking and Finance sector
  • Investment Banking and Practices
  • Banking Intermediation and Regulation
  • Base II/III Norms and Guidelines
  • Securities, Banking and Financial Laws and Provisions
  • Developments in Behavioral Finance
  • Personal Wealth management

2. Corporate Finance and Investments

  • Event study/Earnings management
  • Accounting and Financial performance
  • Mergers, acquisitions and takeovers, diversification and shareholders’ value/firm performance
  • International trade and finance
  • Market microstructure of financial markets
  • Empirical studies on regional stock markets and integration
  • Corporate governance and firm performance
  • Asset Pricing

3. Financial Reporting Analysis

  • Earnings Management
  • Comparative Analysis of firms adopting multiple reporting standards: IGAAP, IFRS and US-GAAP
  • Quality of Financial Reporting in Emerging Markets
  • Auditing Standards: Comparative studies between IGAAP, IFRS and US-GAAP
  • Disclosures on Hedge Accounting: Implications for investors


  • Academicians / Faculty members
  • Research Scholars
  • Corporate Executives
  • Consultants

Note: At least one of the authors has to be registered at the conference for the paper to be accepted / presented at the conference. 


Sl. No. Particulars/Details Dates/Deadline
1 Deadline for acceptance of abstracts 10th September, 2014
2 Review of Abstract and acceptance intimation 15th September, 2014
3 Deadline for Full Paper submission 15th October, 2014
4 Decision on Full Paper acceptance 31st October, 2014
5 Last Date of Conference Registration 10th November, 2014
6 Date of Presentation 27th – 28th November, 2014