The Journal of Financial Management, Markets and Institutions aims to publish high-quality, original and innovative research papers concerning broad areas of finance, such as: Financial Institutions; Financial Markets; Risk Management; Investments; Corporate Finance. The mission of the JFMI is to provide new insights that can significantly contribute to advancing knowledge regarding financial institutions, markets and corporate finance. Potential contributions should address useful research questions, have a sound and robust research design and a rigorous methodological approach. They can be of an empirical, analytical, or clinical nature. The Journal encourages the submission of papers which are based on a multidisciplinary approach that reflects the diversity of the different research areas in finance. The JFMI publishes papers that have been accepted by the Editorial Board after a double-blind peer-reviewed process. The Journal’s Editorial Board is committed to an effective, accurate, transparent and rapid review process. To this end, a global team of Associate Editors supports the Editorial Board in the reviewing process. The Journal is bi-annual and will be freely available online to make research easily accessible beyond the academic community.