*3rd Annual Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference*

*December 10-11, 2022*

*Hybrid: Both in person at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
and Virtually*

*Special Track for Special Issue Paper Development: Financial Market

*Scope of the Conference: *We are delighted to invite you to the 3rd Annual
Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference, which will be Hybrid,
both in person at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, and
virtually on 10th and 11th December 2022.

*The conference will feature a special track for papers on Financial Market
Misconduct, to promote development of submissions to a **special issue of
the *
of Banking Finance*
The track will be managed by Professor **Carol Alexander*
co-editor of JBF.*

We invite the submission of original papers on all aspects of corporate
finance and corporate governance, and for the special track on financial
market misconduct.

Topics of interest include: capital structure, corporate and securities
law, corporate culture, corporate failure, corporate finance and public
policy, corporate governance, corporate restructuring, corporate social
responsibility, crowdfunding, dividends, payout policy, and repurchases,
entrepreneurial finance, family business, financial contracting, financial
intermediation, financial literacy, fintech, fraud, innovation, IPOs and
SEOs, mergers and acquisitions, misconduct, private debt, private equity,
trade credit, socially responsible investments, sustainable finance, real
options, and venture capital.

The conference offers an interdisciplinary forum to gain feedback on timely
working papers from scholars in finance, entrepreneurship, innovation,
international business, law, management and accounting disciplines.

*Keynote Speaker: **Jonathan Karpoff, *
of Washington Foster School of Business*

Plaques for two best papers and two best discussants will be awarded by the
Corporate Governance Special Interest Group of the *British Academy of

*Another feature of the conference is an Editor's Panel Publishing Session,
including editors from:*

of Banking and Finance*

JBF is an ABS 3 ranked journal (impact factor 3.07) that publishes papers
in all areas of finance, ranging from asset pricing to banking to corporate

Journal of Management*

BJM is an ABS 4 ranked journal (impact factor 6.099) that publishes papers
in all areas of business, including corporate governance, entrepreneurship,
finance, international business, strategy, etc.

of Corporate Finance*

RCF is published by Now Publishers and commenced in 2021. RCF papers
include top scholars such as Franklin Allen, Allen Berger, Omrane Guedhami,
Tim Jenkinson, Richard Smith, and Konstantinos Stathopoulos, among others.
See also the
Personal Page.

Business Economics*

SBE is an ABS 3 ranked journal (impact factor 8.164) that publishes papers
in all aspects of entrepreneurship, including governance, public policy,
and finance.

of Technology Transfer*

JTT is an ABS 3 ranked journal (impact factor 5.69) that publishes papers
in all areas of innovation and technology transfer, including management
practices, public policy, and regulation.

Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance*

VC is an ABS 2 ranked journal (impact factor 3.00) that publishes papers in
all areas of entrepreneurial finance.

*Location*: College of Business, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Boca
Raton, Florida

*World-Wide Airport Connections: *Worldwide airport connections: 20 min
drive: Ft. Lauderdale; West Palm Beach; 45min-1hr drive: Miami

*Conference Fees: In-person:* TBD (for conference dinner, lunches, and
coffee breaks)

*Virtual:* TBD (For administrative/tech support)

*Hotel Options*: Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel 4*, 8 min drive to FAU;
Courtyard by Marriot 4*, 7 min drive; Best Western Plus University Inn , 10
min drive. Note: there are dozens of hotels in Boca Raton and surrounding
areas (e.g., Delray Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, etc.) at both cheaper and more
expensive rates.

*Submission Instructions and Questions: *Submissions may be sent by email
to [log in to unmask] There is no submission fee. Questions may be
directed to either Douglas Cumming
([log in to unmask]) or Sofia Johan
([log in to unmask]). Questions about the JBF special issue can be directed
towards Carol Alexander
at [log in to unmask]

*Deadlines, Dates, and Contingencies with the Covid 19 Pandemic:*

Submission Deadline: August 15, 2022. We prefer a full paper but if
necessary you may submit a shorter 10-page abstract if a completed paper
will be ready one month prior to the conference.

Notification of Acceptance: on or before September 15, 2022.

Conference Format: With uncertainty with the Covid pandemic, as of 1
February 2022 we plan to host a *hybrid conference*, including both
in-person and virtual participation. The Covid pandemic may require other
changes over the coming months and there is ample time for you to decide
whether you attend in person at our Boca Raton campus or attend from the
comfort and safety of your home.

*Details from the 2021 and 2020 Boca Conference Programs:*

The 2021 Boca Conference drew 182 submissions from top scholars worldwide.
We accepted 72 papers. The full conference program remains
including best paper announcements and prizes.

The 2020 Boca Conference drew 126 submissions from top scholars worldwide.
We accepted 68 papers. The full conference program remains
including best paper announcement and prizes.

We look forward to seeing you in 2022!

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