EFiC 2019 Conference in Banking and Corporate Finance

New developments and trends in the financial world.

  • Thu 4 - Sat 6 Jul 19


  • Colchester Campus

    Essex Business School

  • Event type

    EFiC Conference in Banking and Finance

  • Event organiser

    Essex Business School

  • Contact details

    Organising Committee

The Essex Finance Centre (EFiC) organises the fourth edition of the EFiC Conference in Banking and Corporate Finance. The objective is to bring together leading academics, practitioners and policy-makers and give them the opportunity to present state-of-the-art research in the broad areas of banking and corporate finance. The symposium also provides a forum to build connections and future collaborations among experts. 


  • Location: Essex Business School, Colchester Campus
  • Date: Thursday 4 - Saturday 6 July 2019

How to book

  • Registration closed.

 Download the detailed conference programme (.pdf)

How to submit

  • To submit a paper, email efic@essex.ac.uk . In the subject header please add Submission: EFiC 2019. The submission deadline is Friday 5 April, 2019 and authors will be notified about the acceptance of papers by Monday 6 May, 2019.
  • To submit a paper in the Journal of Corporate Finance dedicated session, please see below the dual submissions rules.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • asset pricing
  • banking
  • big data
  • behavioural finance
  • commodity markets
  • corporate finance
  • corporate governance
  • diversity and women in finance (dual submission option) 
  • financial crisis and resolution
  • financial econometrics
  • financing of SMEs
  • international finance
  • portfolio and risk management
  • rethinking financial regulation

The conference includes a dedicated track session on the topic “Diversity and Women in Finance” with combined submission option to the Journal of Corporate Finance.

Important dates

  • Deadline for submission: Friday 5 April, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: Monday 6 May, 2019 (for dual submissions see rules below)
  • Conference registration deadline: Friday 31 May, 2019
  • Conference dates: Thursday 4 July to Saturday 6 July, 2019