New issue of the Risk Governance and Control: Financial Markets & Institutions journal

It is our great honor and pleasure for the editorial team of Virtus Interpress to present the second issue of the journal Risk Governance and Control: Financial Markets & Institutions in 2023.

As we delve into various articles covering diverse topics, a common thread emerges, emphasizing the growing relevance of risk management and crisis resilience in both academic literature and the practical realms of public and private enterprises.

The papers published in this issue investigate, in particular, risk management, financial regulation, climate change, climate and environmental risks, statistical regression, risk measures, financial and non-financial reporting, bank failures, automated machine learning, financial statements, board of directors, female directors, gender equality, mergers and acquisitions, sustainability, environmental, social, and governance (ESG), corporate social responsibility (CSR), non-financial disclosure, unemployment, COVID-19 crisis, inflation, etc.

The full issue of the journal is available at the following link .

The first contribution by Soultana Anna Toumpalidou and Simela Chatzikonstantinidou revisits one of the most turbulent events of recent times, the COVID-19 pandemic, and examines how Greece managed the crisis to mitigate its adverse impact on employment.

The second paper by Michele Bonollo, Antonio Menegon, and Luigi Terzi explores the integration of sustainability trends into risk management, demonstrating the effective incorporation of sustainability aspects, fulfilling society’s demands for companies to understand and manage non-financial risks.

The third paper by Martin Mulyadi and Yunita Anwar examines the significant event of a US bank’s bankruptcy in early 2023 and highlights the role of machine learning and digitalization in the financial sector.

The fourth paper by Benedetta Tiveron, Guido Max Mantovani, and Andrea Moro investigates the gender impact on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), showcasing how women’s roles contribute to the increased dynamism and adaptability of companies in handling M&A transactions.

The fifth contribution by Francesco Sotti and Stefano Santucci focuses on sustainable disclosure, examining the effectiveness of core sustainable indicators in enhancing companies’ capacity to manage and report non-financial challenges and performance.

The final contribution by Simela Chatzikonstantinidou, Soultana Anna Toumpalidou, and Evaggelos Drimpetas centers on detecting issues in public/national social policy in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, Greece and aims to understand how national policies can proactively address new social risks, as a passive intervention may prove inadequate.

We hope that you find this issue of the journal useful and that it is both informative and educational!