SIRCA Best Paper Award: BFCM Conference

SIRCA is pleased to announce the winners of the SIRCA Best Paper Award at the Behavioral Finance and Capital Markets (BFCM) Conference are Tālis J. Putniņš (UTS) for his co-authored paper titled ‘Volatility After-Effects: Evidence from the Field’ found here, and Sean Foley (The University of Sydney) for his co-authored paper ‘Is There An Optimal Closing Mechanism’ found here.

SIRCA would like to congratulate Tālis and Sean for jointly winning the SIRCA Best Paper Award at the BFCM Conference.

7th Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference (FMCGC)

SIRCA is pleased to announce our support of the FMCGC to be held at the Intercontinental Melbourne The Rialto over 31 March – 1 April, 2016. Please see the website for more details.

SIRCA are sponsoring a $1,000 prize for the best paper which has used SIRCA data (this includes the full range of SIRCA data from Corporate Governance to the ASX intraday tick data with regulatory disclosures, and the Thomson Reuters intraday tick data and news). Please note, the use of SIRCA data must be acknowledged in the paper.

The deadline for paper submissions is 22 January, 2016.

SIRCA’s Corporate Governance 2014 Update

SIRCA has released the latest update for the Corporate Governance dataset, providing company report details through to the end of 2014. Histories back to 2001 have been added for companies that became large during 2014, and our annual update process continued to gather data for companies that fell out of the largest 500 group during 2014.

Our Corporate Governance dataset is available through the Member Portal.

YRW5 Participants

SIRCA’s YRW5 submissions are being reviewed and finalised. We are again delighted with the high quality of papers received this year and look forward to the presentations of the successful applicants at the University of Technology, Sydney over 19-20 November.

All applicants will receive an email confirming their position for the YRW5 event shortly.