MFAIC 2022


The 24th Malaysian Finance Association International Conference 2022


7th – 9th  September 2022

 Conference Theme

Global Finance: Evolving and Impacting the Post-Pandemic World

Conference Venue/ Platform

Dorsett Grand Labuan / Hybrid Mode


Welcome to the 24th Malaysian Finance Association International Conference 2022 (MFAIC2022) on Global Finance: Evolving and Impacting the Post-Pandemic World. Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan International Campus is proud to be a host for this conference that will be organized on 07-09 September, 2022. We cordially offer a platform for researchers and practitioners to meet and exchange ideas and information, share their findings and analytical views on issues relevant to international business and finance, both in their general and specific contexts. All papers will be double blind-reviewed by a panel of established researchers.


The scientific and organizing committee welcome submissions in all areas of: Accounting and Auditing, Corporate Finance, Islamic Finance, Financial Economics, Financial Institutions, FinTech, International Finance, Investment, Behavioral Finance, and Real Estate Finance.


This conference invites papers on any of these major tracks but not limited to:

  • Accounting & Auditing
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Institutions
  • Fintech
  • Islamic Finance
  • International Finance
  • Investment
  • Real Estate Finance

PhD Colloquium

Open only to existing PhD candidates to present their full dissertation or proposal with preliminary results. Conceptual papers or proposals without any empirical findings will not be considered.

 Best Paper Awards

The Conference Organizer will confer e-Certificate for Best Paper Award to qualified paper(s) as recommended by the Review Committee.

  1. Three (3) MFA Best Paper Awards (published in Capital Markets Review) with RM1,000 cash prize for each paper.
  2. Three (3) IJBF Best Paper Awards (published in International Journal of Banking and Finance) with RM 400 cash prize for each paper.


Keynote Address

  1. Prof Dr Iftekhar Hasan, Fordham University
  2. Prof Dr Wing-Keung Wong, Asia University, Taiwan


 Plenary Sessions

  1. Prof Dr Mohamed Ariff, Sunway University
  2. Prof Dr Lean Hooi Hooi, University Sains Malaysia
  3. Mr Nik Mohamed Din Nik Musa, Labuan FSA


 Publication Opportunities

Selected papers will be invited for further review and consideration for publication in the following refereed journals. Submission fees or/and publication fees may apply to some of these journals, to be followed up by the respective journal with the author after the conference:

1. Journal of Financial Stability (SSCI, SCOPUS)
2. Annals of Financial Economics (ESCI, SCOPUS)
3. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance (ESCI, SCOPUS)
4. Asian Journal of Business and Accounting (ESCI, SCOPUS)
5. International Journal of Business and Society (ESCI, SCOPUS)
6. International Journal of Economics & Management (SCOPUS)
7. Journal of Risk and Financial Management (ESCI, SCOPUS, ABDC)
8. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies (ESCI, SCOPUS)
9. Capital Market Reviews (MyCite, ABDC)
10. Labuan Bulletin of International Business and Finance (MyCite)
11. International Journal of Banking and Finance (MyJurnal)
12. Labuan e-Journal of Muamalat and Society (MyJurnal)

Registration & Paper Submission*

*Registration & Submission: *

Registration payment is only via ConfBay system (credit card)

For submission to PhD Colloquium, please email directly to


Important Dates

Full Paper Deadline: 30 June 2022

Acceptance Notification: 20 July 2022

Camera-ready Paper Deadline: 6th August 2022

Payment Deadline: 1 August 2022


Conference Fees

Local Participant:

Presenter (MFA Member) RM450

Presenter (Non-MFA Member) RM650

Presenter (Student) RM350

Participant RM350


International Participant:

Presenter & Non-Presenter USD250

Student USD150



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Email                           :

Basic Submission Rules 

Format All content in one file, including title page, abstracts, JEL, keywords, text, tables, figures, references and appendix, if any.

Language: English 
Paper length: 
No limit 
Paper size: 
A4 with single spacing 
Font type: 
Times New Roman 
Font size: 
10 point 
Figures & Tables: 
Included in the paper (please do not send separately) 
One inch margin around each side of the page 
File format: 
MS Word-compatible file (PDF file is not acceptable)

Articles which previously published, under consideration by another conference or journals, and with pre-existing copyright are advised not to be submitted for review and consideration.