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Call for Papers    ::   conference and short courses: leaflet    ::  

Fraud (including corruption), shadow economies (including fiscal fraud and illegal activities) and money laundering affect companies for the damage, unfair competition, by information asymmetry, the destruction of the image. Affect states for structural imbalances, for reducing revenue, for the degradation of public services, insecurity and terrorism. Affect the societies for the anemia in ethical relationships, the weakening of democracy, the degradation of living conditions. Affect citizens for the degradation of building the future. All sectors (from economy to culture, health to sports, the urbanism to the environment, etc..) are contaminated, nationally and internationally. It is imperative to prevent and combat these phenomena.

The 1st OBEGEF conference aims to study these phenomena in an integrated way, to prevent and combat them, comparing experiences from different countries and political and cultural spaces. It is intended as a forum for experts from different scientific areas, an interlacing of experience of businessmen, academics, politicians, policemen and other professionals who may intervene in the process of fighting and preventing; building an interdisciplinary, international and multidimensional perspective.

The conference will assume various forms: plenary and specialized sessions, short courses, presentations of papers and posters, panel discussions and seminars.

Topics of interest for the conference are related (but not limited) to:

. Ethical education and fraud prevention
. Shadow economy, fraud and money laundering
. Crime, white-collar crime and fraud
. Social, institutional and individual dynamic of fraud
. Fraud: frameworks, types, procedures
. State and corruption
. Prevention and detection of fraud. Proof
. Fraud by social sectors
. Other aspects of fraud

Being guaranteed quality and coherence, a set of accepted and presented communication will be selected to be included in a book to be published by an internationally renowned publisher.

A set of the best papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Academic Ethics published by Springer and on Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, published by Lousiana State University.

Important dates:

  • Deadline for abstract submission: (April 9) May 30, 2012

  • Notification on the submission outcome: May 7 (1st call) and June 10 (2nd call), 2012

  • Deadline for full paper submission: July 30, 2012

  • All participants with accepted abstracts and submitted papers have to be registered by July 30, 2012 at the latest

Conference call for papers / Master and Doctoral tutorials: leaflet for download

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