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Press release: For immediate release 16th June 2015

Nyenrode welcomes leading academics and professionals for European Financial Management Association conference

From June 24th to 27th, Nyenrode Business Universiteit in the Netherlands will host the 24th annual meeting of the European Financial Management Association (EFMA). At this event Nyenrode welcomes academics from world-leading institutions such as Harvard, Chicago Booth and London Business School as well as representatives from the International Monetary Fund, the Dutch Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Chaired by Nyenrode’s Professor Dr. Dennis Vink, the EFMA Meeting invites financial academics and professionals to present their research and share ideas surrounding key issues faced by businesses in the field of financial management. Professor Dr. Dennis Vink says, “This event is one of the largest academic conferences in the world and presents the latest research in all areas of financial management. We are very proud to host it in The Netherlands.”

A total of 288 international paper presentations were selected for this year’s event, which will be discussed at as many as 93 parallel sessions over four days. The aim is that the ideas generated at these discussions provide the basis for better practices by businesses in the future.

Key topics for this year’s event include;

Active Fund Management and Performance
Six Years of Reform and Regulation -What has Changed in Credit Ratings
House Prices and Fundamentals: Realities and Policy Responses
Efficiently Inefficient: How Smart Money Invests and Market Prices are Determined

This year’s keynote speech; “The Low Risk Anomaly and Corporate Finance” is to be given by Harvard University Professor Malcolm Baker. Included in this year’s event will also be the EFM ‘Merton H. Miller’ Doctoral Seminar, sponsored by the EFM Journal - a one-day seminar for PhD students to develop their research skills through tutorials and meetings with leading finance scholars.

More information about the EFMA Annual Meeting, can be found here:


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About Nyenrode Business Universiteit

Nyenrode Business Universiteit is the only private university in the Netherlands. The institute was founded in 1946 for business, by business. Nyenrode prepares talented and ambitious people for a career in a management, entrepreneurial, financial or accounting function within an international environment, and attaches great value to social awareness and sustainable leadership, with the motto: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Stewardship.

About EFMA

European Financial Management Association (EFMA) was founded in 1994 by Prof. John Doukas to encourage research and disseminate knowledge about financial decision making in all areas of finance as it relates to European corporations, financial institutions and capital markets. To achieve its objective, the European Financial Management Association provides its membership with a refereed journal, the European Financial Management, and holds Annual Meetings at which members exchange ideas, present and discuss their research.

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