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Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets: Challenges and Opportunities Conference
The conference Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets:
Challenges and Opportunities will be held at the American University of Sharjah
School of Business Administration, United Arab Emirates, on May 12, 2016.
Authors are invited to submit theoretical or empirical
papers from all areas of corporate governance in emerging markets. We are
seeking high-quality manuscripts that are in an advanced stage ready to be
considered for publication. Authors of the accepted papers are expected to act
as discussants for other papers presented at the conference.
Topics for the conference include, but are not limited to,
corporate governance in the Middle East; corporate governance in family
companies; succession planning in family firms; and the effects of corporate
governance reforms on the value of firms.
Selected papers from the conference will be published in a
regular issue of the Emerging Markets Review, and/or the Journal of
Multinational Financial Management, after passing the journals' review
Professor Jonathan Batten, Monash University, Editor of
Emerging Markets Review
Professor Peter Szilagyi, Central European University
Business School, Editor of the Journal of Multinational Financial Management
Submission of full paper by March 28, 2016.
Authors will be notified by April 25, 2016.
All submissions should be sent via email to Mrs. Nisha
Gopalakrishnan at [email protected].
Registration for the Corporate
Governance in Emerging Markets' conference can be done by downloading the registration form by visiting the Registration page.
There will be no conference fees, and the organizer will
cover up to two nights of local hotel accommodation for the presenting authors
coming from outside the UAE. Catering, lunches and dinners, and a shuttle from
and to the hotel will also be provided. The presenters will have to arrange
their own travel expenses (such as air tickets). Participation at the workshop
for non-presenters is free, but places are limited and pre-registration is
required for catering purposes.
The Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets: Challenges and Opportunities Conference will be held on May 12, 2016 at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the UAE and Ruler of Sharjah, who envisioned the university as a leading educational institution in the Gulf region. AUS is an independent, non-profit coeducational institution. AUS is a leading comprehensive coeducational university in the Gulf, serving students from the region and around the world.
Sharjah is a city of learning and the arts, as confirmed by its 1998 UNESCO designation as the Cultural Capital of the Arab World. This context facilitates the university's intention to be an academic center at the intersection of ancient cultural traditions and contemporary intellectual currents. The city of Sharjah is home to more than 20 museums with splendid collections of artifacts and art as well as exhibits on science and natural history. Sharjah also host many cultural festivals, educational conferences, fairs and economic expositions. These resources permit the university to broaden students' formal education in a way not possible elsewhere in the region.
For AUS map and directions, please click here.
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa upon entry: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland (Netherlands), Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and Vatican City.
Citizens of other countries will require a visa to enter the United Arab Emirates. If you are flying to the UAE using Emirates Airlines or Air Arabia, the airline can get you the necessary visa if you make the request in advance.
If you elect to apply for a visa at the UAE embassy in your country, we will be glad to provide you with any supporting documents that you may need. Please contact [email protected].
For more information please contact us:
Department of Accounting
American University of Sharjah
School of Business Administration
PO Box 26666
Mrs. Nisha Gopalakrishnan
Thank You for Registering