Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing Conference 2020

Monday 7 - Tuesday 8 September 2020 Manchester

Due to Covid-19, the conference has been postponed till further notice. The conference committee will update the delegates on the new dates once they are confirmed.

We are pleased to invite you to the British Accounting and Finance Association’s Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing Conference, which will be held in Manchester during 7–8 September 2020.

We invite the submission of original papers focusing on research questions with consequences for corporate finance and capital markets, and especially on those topics falling within the intersection of corporate finance and asset pricing.

The Conference is to be hosted by the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing Special Interest Group (CF&AP SIG). We are grateful to the ICAEW’s charitable trusts for their financial support.

Keynote Speakers

Professor Douglas Cumming (Florida Atlantic University)
Professor Guofu Zhou (Washington University)

Paper Submissions 

We invite papers covering all areas of corporate finance and asset pricing-related studies. Authors are encouraged to submit both full papers and works-in-progress; in the case of the latter, however, submissions should be completed drafts that include principal results.

Key Dates

  • Deadline for paper submission: Midnight (GMT) 15 July 2020

    Authors, however, are strongly encouraged to submit their work as soon as it is ready, as we review submissions as papers are received, returning our decisions expeditiously on a continuous basis.

    Authors should email their papers to:

  • Notification of acceptance will be no later than: 31 July 2020
  • Online registration opens: TBC

Papers will be selected via a double-blind review process undertaken by the programme committee.


Opens: TBC
Ends: TCB

Full:  £60
Students: £40

The fees cover conference registration and catering for two days.

The Conference Gala Dinner plays a dynamic role in the social programme for the delegates. If you would like to attend the dinner on 7 th September, the fee will be £35 in addition to the registration fees.

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