New issue of the Journal of Governance and Regulation

The editorial team of Virtus Interpress is pleased to publish a new issue of the Journal of Governance and Regulation (volume 11, issue 2, special issue). The studies in this issue feed the current literature on “corporate governance” with new research directions that are paving the way toward future research hopes and prospects.

This special issue presents a number of new governance and regulation trends, especially regarding audit quality, CEO duality, board independence, multiple directorships, financial performance, ownership structure, return on assets, return on equity, liquidity, value-added tax, corporate and personal income tax, tax burdens and relief, tax changes, tax revenues, strategic corporate governance, state-owned enterprises, company performance, microfinance, banks, interest rates, financing activity, audit committee, finance sector, income, investments, foreign direct investment, artificial intelligence, robo-advisors, financial advisors, financial technology, investment plans, fiscal deficit, public debt, public spending, budget deficit, enterprise architecture management, gross domestic product, SMEs, financial markets, stock market performance, economic growth, unemployment, labor productivity, workplace fairness, ethical leadership, working capital, quarantine regulation, COVID-19, etc.

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In the first paper, Fortune Ganda examines the effect of corporate governance on corporate financial performance in Turkish firms from 2008 to 2018.

Pankaj Mishra, Netra Pal Singh, and Ayesha Farooq carry out an outcome-based evaluation of telecom policy and highlight the importance of such evaluation

Medain Hashani, Roberta Bajrami, and Kosovare Ukshini describe the effects of changing the tax laws, namely the law on corporate income tax, personal income, and value-added tax, on the liquidity of construction companies.

Foluso Philip Adekanmbi and Wilfred Isioma Ukpere evaluate the impacts of perceived workplace fairness, ethical leadership, and workers’ demographics on ethical behaviors within Nigeria’s public service.

Elias Kaunda and Theuns Pelser try to develop a strategic corporate governance framework for state-owned enterprises in the developing economy.

Jamal Barafi, Ibrahim Suleiman Alqatawneh, Muaath S. Al-Mulla, and Moustafa Elmetwaly Kandeel aim to tackle the national regulations and procedures implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait.

Dodik Siswantoro, Mohamad Soleh Nurzaman, Sri Nurhayati, Agus Munandar, Abdul Ghafar Ismail, and Syed Musa Bin Syed Jaafar Alhabshi analyze the consistency and suitable method of company zakat calculation by evaluating the financial reports of companies in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Malaysia.

Halil Kukaj, Artan Nimani, and Vesel Usaj investigate the relationship between FDI, economic growth, and unemployment to quantify in selected Western Balkans countries.

Sohail Magableh, Mustafa Alalawneh, and Usama Alqalawi study the effect of education on labor productivity using data from the Jordanian economy.

Nawaf Abdullah Al Jundi aims to get acquainted with the impact of the nature of financing activity on the interest rates and Murabaha rates prevailing in commercial banks and microfinance institutions in Jordan.

Yahya Ali Al-Matari explores the impact of corporate governance characteristics, particularly the characteristics of audit committees, on the performance of finance companies.

Tanpat Kraiwanit, Kris Jangjarat, and Jarturon Atcharanuwat deal with the question of the acceptance of employing financial robo-advisors among investors to manage their finances.

Muhanned Obeidat, Ahmad Al-Tarawneh, Ghassan Omet, Mohammad Khataybeh, and Basheer Khamees estimate the impact of real gross domestic product on the fiscal deficit in the Jordanian economy.

Nail Sariyev reviews and evaluates selected tax burdens and reliefs between Slovakia and Ireland in relation to “hidden champion” as a specific type of globally successful innovative company.

Tim Brée and Erik Karger conduct an iterative systematic literature review to identify relevant enterprise architecture management challenges in different EAM tasks.

Finally, Wasfi Al Salamat and Khaled I. Batayneh focus on the impact of stock market performance on the economic growth of a group of MENA countries during the time period 2000–2019.

We invite you to enjoy reading the new trends and future prospects of scholarly articles in this special issue of the journal.