Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference

The La Trobe Business School in conjunction with Monash University, the University of Queensland and, the Victoria University of Wellington invite academics and PhD students to submit papers for consideration of presentation at the 9th Financial Markets and Corporate Governance and PhD symposium (FMCG 2018). The conference and PhD symposium will be held at the City Campus (CBD) of La Trobe University.

Important dates

Conference: 5 to 7 April 2018
PhD Symposium: 4 April 2018

Theme of the Conference: Governance, Information and Financial Markets

Keynote speakers

Professor Avanidhar Subrahmanyam
(Anderson School of Management, University of California Los Angeles)

Professor Ron Masulis
(Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales)

Professor Robert Faff
(UQ Business School, University of Queensland).

Professor Tom Smith
(Department of Applied Finance Centre & Actuarial Studies, Macquarie University; and UQ Business School, University of Queensland)

Highlights of FCMGs

  • Three day Conference: 5 to 7 April 2018
  • One day PhD Symposium: 4 April 2018
  • PhD and Early/Mid-Career researchers’ workshop: 5 April 2018
  • Two Practitioners’ Sessions: 6 April 2018
  • Special Conference Issue - Pacific Basin Finance Journal
  • Recognition of Professor Stephen Brown’s significant contribution to the research in Finance
  • Recognition of Professor Ferdinand Gul’s contribution to the research in Auditing and Assurance.

Conference Academic Sessions – Paper Submissions

All submissions for the Conference Academic Sessions MUST be submitted the below submit paper link only

Submit paper

  • Deadline - Paper submission for conference academic sessions: 15 Jan 2018
  • Conference - Five Best paper awards ($1000 each)

PHD research proposal submission

Abstract of the PhD proposal in pdf format MUST be sent by email to

  • Deadline - Research proposal (abstract) submission for PhD Symposium: 15 Jan 2018
  • PhD Symposium - Five best Research Proposal / Paper awards ($500 each)

For more information about submissions of papers, please refer to the Paper Submission Information document [PDF 570KB]