Last date for Submission of the Final Paper is extended from Dec 10, 2020 to Dec 13, 2020.   No change in paper title, author names will be permitted after submission.   * Registration fees: Nil   Submission of Abstract is closed now.

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

SEBI and NISM are glad to invite academicians, researchers, students and other stakeholders to participate in the Second SEBI-NISM Research Conference on “Behavior of Securities Markets – Sighting of Black Swan”. The conference is to be held in the webinar mode during 25-26 February, 2021.

The goal of this conference is to continuously improve the research standards in securities markets, facilitate industry academia interaction and exchange of information and knowledge. The conference aims at providing a platform for every participant to share their unique perspectives, thoughts and knowledge.

This Conference is open for all the researchers, faculty members, market intermediaries in the areas of Finance across the globe.

Key Themes:

The conference themes include the following:
  • Securities Market Response to Black Swan Events;
  • Corporate Finance Response to COVID-19;
  • Regulatory Response to Black Swan Events;
  • Impact of Pandemic on Corporate Governance and Disclosure Standards;
  • Impact of Technology on Economy and Markets during COVID-19;
  • Any Other Topic Related to Conference Theme.

KEY DATES

  • Dates for the Conference: February 25-26, 2021
  • Last date for Submission of Abstract: October 31, 2020
  • Last date for Submission of Final Paper: December 13, 2020
  • Announcement of Acceptance of Paper for Presentation latest by: January 25, 2021
  • Conference Registration Begins: February 15, 2021
  • Last Date for Registration: February 21, 2021

CONTACT US


For any queries contact:

Mr. Ashutosh Kumar

Email Id: ssir@nism.ac.in

Mobile No. : 9326022370/7506581992

WhatsApp No. : 7506581992

Conference Co-coordinator

Dr. Pradiptarathi Panda

Assistant Professor, NISM

Email- pradiptarathi.panda@nism.ac.in

Conference Coordinator

Dr. Latha Chari

Associate Professor, NISM

Email- latha.chari@nism.ac.in

ABOUT SEBI

SEBI was given statutory powers on April 12, 1992 in accordance with the provisions of the SEBI Act, 1992. SEBI is the regulator of the Indian securities market. The Preamble of SEBI describes the basic functions of SEBI as “…to protect the interests of investors in securities and to promote the development of, and to regulate the securities market and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.”

For more details please visit www.sebi.gov.in.

ABOUT NISM

The National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) is a public trust established in 2006 by SEBI. The institute carries out a wide range of capacity building activities at various levels aimed at enhancing the quality standards of and increase the participation in the securities markets. The institute’s six schools of excellence work towards creating a professionalized securities markets.
For more details please visit www.nism.ac.in.

Detailed Programme Schedule will be uploaded later.

Academicians, researchers, students and other stakeholders are invited to submit abstracts related to the specified themes only.

Author/co-author can submit only one abstract (not less than 300 words) that provides insights into the potential findings, data source and details of methodology of the study. The submitted work should not have been published elsewhere and should not be intended to be published elsewhere during the review period. Abstracts as per the above guidelines are to be submitted to conference@nism.ac.in

Final papers are to be submitted on or before the specified dates. Final paper submission is to be done through Easychair (Click Here for the link). The guidelines for the paper submission are –

  1. There will be only paper by one author/co-author.
  2. Only empirical papers will be considered for this conference.
  3. Papers shall not be longer than 10,000 words excluding bibliography and references.
  4. Papers shall be based on data sourced from authentic sources only. The source of data used/referred in the paper should be clearly mentioned.
  5. Papers needs to be submitted in pdf/word without the details of the author along with a maximum of 5 key words along with Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) codes.
  6. The paper should be unpublished, original and empirical. The font should be in Times New Roman with 12 font size and single spaced.
  7. The plagiarism of the paper should not exceed 25%. If it exceeds will not be considered for the review process.
  8. All papers will be blind reviewed to ensure an adequate standard, proposed subject of the submitted abstract has been followed, length of paper.
  9. The author’s details including name, title, current position along with the name of the organisation, and contact details needs to be mentioned only in the title page. The authors need to submit two files. One is the title page and another is the main paper.
  10. No changes will be allowed in the paper title, paper and authorship after submission.
  11. Footnotes can be used but end notes need to be avoided.
  12. Authors will be fully responsible for the accuracy of the data used in the manuscripts. Due reference needs to be given in the paper for the same.
  13. Bibliographical references need to be cited using the American Psychological Association (APA) style.
  14. All tables need to be numbered in Arabic numerals and should always be cited in the text with consecutive numbers. Each table should contain a ‘’Title of the Table’’. Footnotes of the table should be in subscript lowercase letters and needs to be placed below the table body. The table font should be 10, times new roman and it should be properly aligned.
  15. All figures need to be numbered and titled in chronological order. The figures should not be blurred.
  16. Paper layout should be One-column Portrait.
  17. Any violation of the rules given above will cause for the rejection of the paper.

Bibliographic References:

  1. References should include (a) Author’s surname, initials as it appears on the cited works, (b) Year of publication, (c) “Title of the paper”, (d) Name of the Journal, (e) Volume number, (f) (Issue number), and (g) Page references.
  2. References must appear at the end of the manuscript and not as footnotes on each page.
  3. Each source cited in the paper must appear in the reference list; likewise, each entry in the reference list must be cited in the text portion of the paper.
  4. Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last name of the first author of each work.
  5. Authors’ names need to be inverted (last name first); give the last name and initials for all authors of a particular work for up to and including seven authors.
  6. All major words in journal titles needs to be capitalize. When referring to books, chapters, articles, or webpages, capitalize only the first letter of the first word of a title and subtitle.
  7. An example of bibliographic reference is given below-

Sims, C. A., Stock, J. H., and Watson, M. (1990), Inference in Linear Time Series Models with Some Unit Roots, Econometrica58, 113–144.Selection of Papers:

  1. Papers submitted on or before the timeline will only be considered.
  2. Decision of Selection Committee on acceptance/rejection of the paper will be final.
  3. A lump sum amount of ₹ 5,000 will be awarded per selected paper to the author (to the first author only, if the paper is co-authored).
  4. The conference will offer the Best Paper Award to three best papers (first, second and third) and will be awarded ₹ 30,000, ₹ 25,000 and ₹ 20,000 respectively, which will be announced at valedictory session.
   Last date for Submission of the Final Paper is extended from Dec 10, 2020 to Dec 13, 2020.   No change in paper title, author names will be permitted after submission.   * Registration fees: Nil   Submission of Abstract is closed now.

REGISTRATION

Key Dates:

  • Dates for the Conference: February 25-26, 2021
  • Last date for Submission of Abstract: October 31, 2020
  • Last date for Submission of Final Paper: December 13, 2020
  • Announcement of Acceptance of Paper for Presentation latest by: January 25, 2021
  • Conference Registration Begins: February 15, 2021
  • Last Date for Registration: February 21, 2021
 How to Register?

All interested participants including paper presenters will register through registration link. Registration Link for Participants will be provided on the date of opening of registration.

Note: *Registration fees: Nil

 For registration contact:

Ashutosh Kumar,

Email id: ssir@nism.ac.in,

Mobile no.-9326022370/7506581992.

THEMES

Key Themes:
The conference themes include the following:
    • Securities Market Response to Black Swan Events;
    • Corporate Finance Response to COVID-19;
    • Regulatory Response to Black Swan Events;
    • Impact of Pandemic on Corporate Governance and Disclosure Standards;
    • Impact of Technology on Economy and Markets during COVID-19;
    • Any Other Topic Related to Conference Theme.