• World Finance Banking Symposium
    Lithuania, December 13th-15th, 2023
    Vilnius University

World Finance Banking Symposium

  • Location

    Vilnius University - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  • Date

    13th-15th, December 2023

About the Conference


Program Proceeding online

Keynote Speakers

Henri Servaes

London Business School (United Kingdom)

Henri Servaes is the Richard Brealey Professor of Corporate Governance and Professor of Finance at London Business School. He is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute. Henri holds a BBA from European University and a MSIA and PhD in finance from Purdue University. His areas of interest include corporate finance, corporate governance and control, corporate social responsibility, ESG, and the investment management industry. He has published articles on these topics in all the leading finance journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. He has won prizes for several of his articles, including the Journal of Financial Economics All Star Paper award for his article ?Additional evidence on equity ownership and corporate value?, and the Distinguished Paper Brattle Prize for his Journal of Finance article: ?The cost of diversity: The diversification discount and inefficient investment?. In August of 2005, he was featured in the Financial Times series on Gurus of the Future. His work has been presented at all major international finance conferences and at more than 100 universities worldwide. He has had previous appointments at the University of Chicago, the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Henri has been involved in consulting and executive education for Anglo American, Barclays, Bertelsmann, BG Group, Continental, Deutsche Bank, E ON, Ford, the Financial Times (Lex Team), Freshfields, Mars, PWC, and Suez, among others. His work has been cited in a large number of international newspapers, including the Financial Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, CFO Magazine, Corriere della Sera, Handelsblatt, and Institutional Investor. At London Business School, he teaches corporate finance, corporate governance, and mergers & acquisitions.


Baltic Journal of Economics
Organizations and Markets in Emerging Economies

Call for Papers


Alfreda Sapkauskiene, Phd - Co-Chair of the World Finance & Banking Symposium and Head of Finance Department, Professor at Vilnius University.

You are cordially invited to submit your research papers for presentation consideration at the World  Finance & Banking  Symposium that will take place on December 14th-15th, 2023 in Vilnius, Lithuania. This two days conference will in the Vilnius University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, and promotes the exchange of ideas in research, teaching, and managerial practices through formal presentations of research, discussions and   special  sessions.

AREAS OF INTEREST:  The scientific and organizing committees welcome submissions in all areas of finance, economics and Banking.

Formatting Your Paper: Times New Roman 12-point font, 1.5 spaced. References may be single spaced. Be sure to number all of the pages of the paper. The maximum length of the paper is 50 pages (including title page and all figures, graphs, tables, appendices, and references).

To facilitate the blind review process, REMOVE ALL AUTHOR-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, including acknowledgements, from the uploaded document as this is the document reviewers will be reading.  You will still include ALL authors associated with your submission during the submission process, but not on your paper. The author information provided will appear in the printed and online Program.

Double-Blind Paper Review:  All papers will be reviewed by at least two anonymous reviewers.

Submission Deadline:  September 7th,2023

Authors will be notified of the acceptance decision by September 25th, 2023