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International Journal of Financial Services Management
International Journal of Financial Services Management


Special Issue on: "Financial Services Industry: Emerging Challenges and Prospects"

Guest Editors:
Dr. Panagiotis Andrikopoulos, De Montfort University, UK
Dr. Catarina Figueira, Cranfield University, UK

Over the last few decades there has been a series of substantial changes in the Financial Services industry. Recent advances in policy-making, regulatory framework, information and communication technology and risk management practices, all combined with the explosive growth in the volume of cross border capital flows, have led to an increasing demand for effective, efficient and prudent deployment of economic capital. The objective of this special issue is to bring together current theoretical and empirical research on the issues highlighted above and investigate their implications with regards to the Financial Services industry.

Subject Coverage
Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Risk management and incentives
  • Efficiency
  • Bank safety and banking supervision
  • Regulatory framework
  • Corporate ownership
  • Control and corporate governance
  • Mergers and acquisitions activities
  • The availability of credit
  • Risk management and insurance
  • Macroeconomic fluctuations
  • Systemic risk
  • Competitive effects across banks and countries
  • Market discipline
  • Liquidity management
  • Developed and/or/vs. developing areas

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

1-2 Page Abstract: 31 May 2008

Submission of Manuscripts: 31 August 2008

Notification to Authors: 30 October 2008

Final Versions Due: 15 January 2009