2019 Conference on “New Frontiers in Banking: from Corporate Governance to Risk Management”

The 2019 Conference on “New Frontiers in Banking: from Corporate Governance to Risk Management” will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Francesca Cornelli. The deadline for paper submissions is September 16, 2018. The conference will take place March 28‐30, 2019, at Bocconi University in Milan. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

Conference on New Methods for the Cross Section of Returns

Together with the Fama-Miller Center at Chicago Booth and EDHEC, RFS will co-host a conference on “New Methods for the Cross Section of Returns.” The conference will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editors are Stijn van Nieuwerburgh and Andrew Karolyi. The deadline for papers is June 15, 2018. The conference will take place September 27-28, 2018, at the Gleacher Center of the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. The Call for Papers may be viewed here. The keynote speaker, John Cochrane, has blogged about the conference here.

2018 Texas Finance Festival

The 2018 Texas Finance Festival took place April 19-21, 2018, at the Horseshoe Bay Resort in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. Pictured are John Griffin of The University of Texas at Austin, RFS Editor Itay Goldstein of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and Cesare Fracassi of The University of Texas at Austin.

RFS Article Featured in Forbes

A paper published in RFS issue 31(1), “Does a CEO’s Cultural Heritage Affect Performance under Competitive Pressure?” by Duc Duy Nguyen, Jens Hagendorff, and Arman Eshraghi, was featured in Forbes in a piece titled, “New Study Links A CEO’s Cultural Heritage With Corporate Performance.” Read the article online here.

2018 Conference on “New Frontiers in Banking Research: from Corporate Governance to Risk Management”

The 2018 Conference on “New Frontiers in Banking Research: from Corporate Governance to Risk Management” took place March 15-17 at Sapienza University in Rome. Pictured are Stefano Caselli of Bocconi University, Marina Brogi of Sapienza University, and RFS Editor Francesca Cornelli of London Business School.

2018 Conference on “New Frontiers in Banking Research: from Corporate Governance to Risk Management”

RFS FinTech Initiative 2018

The RFS FinTech Initiative took place March 16-17, 2018, at Cornell Tech – Tata Innovation Center. Pictured are RFS Editors Wei Jiang and Itay Goldstein, Professor Pam Moulton representing Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Xiaoyan Zhang representing XIN FinTech Center at Tsinghua’s PBC School of Finance, and RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi. For more, please visit RFS FinTech Initiative.

Registration is Now Open for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018

You may register for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018 on the conference web site. The conference will take place May 21-24, at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Early registration will be $100 for members and $140 for nonmembers. Beginning April 8, the registration rate will increase to $125 for members and $165 for nonmembers. The registration fee is waived for doctoral students (from any university) and Yale University faculty members.