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Important Dates (GMT +8:00)

  1. Full Paper Deadline: 10 August 2022
  2. Acceptance Notification: 10 August 2022
  3. Camera-ready Paper Deadline: 26 August 2022
  4. Payment Deadline: 25 August 2022



The 24th Malaysian Finance Association International Conference

This invitation and call for papers are addressed to scholars, researchers, government regulators and corporations to participate in MFAIC2022. Full Paper Submission deadline is on 1st June 2022.

Registration and Manuscript Submission System


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.


Topics of interests for submission include, but are not limited to:

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


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.


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

For submission to PhD Colloquium, please email directly to mahmudul.haque@ums.edu.my


1. Prof Dr Iftekhar Hasan, Fordham University

2. Prof Dr Wing-Keung Wong, Asia University, Taiwan


1. Prof Dr Lean Hooi Hooi , University Sains Malaysia

2. Mr. Nik Mohamed Din, Director General of Labuan FSA

3. Ms Helen Peng Xiao Wei, CCB

4. Mr. Owen Chen, Neurogine Group


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 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)
  8. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies (ESCI, Scopus)
  9. Capital Markets Review (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)  

For more details kindly refer to conference website at https://www.ums.edu.my/fkal/en/research/24th-mfa-conference-2022


Registration and submission of full paper must be done electronically through the online submission system.


Co-organised by Labuan Faculty of International Finance, Universiti Malaysia Sabah & Malaysian Finance Association.