History

The history of the publishing house "Virtus Interpress" started in 2003 with the launching of the journal "Corporate Ownership and Control". Since that time we have published thousands of papers, cooperated with numerous experts from more than 100 countries of the world, arranged more than 15 international academic events, published dozens of books on corporate governance and cherished our network. We are constantly working on enhancing our standards and quality of services in order to deliver best services on the market and ensure customer satisfaction.

1. 15 May, 2003 Establishing a publishing house “Virtus Interpress”
2. May 2003 Establishing a journal Corporate Ownership and Control
3. October 2004 Establishing a journal Corporate Board: role, duties and composition
4. August 2005 Launching a new business segment – book publishing. The First book, published by the publishing house was titled as “Corporate Governance in a Transition Economy”
5. September 2005– December 2006 A work on a new book “Corporate Board Practices”
6. September 2007 Publishing a textbook “Corporate Governance”
7. June 2010 Publishing a book “Anti-crisis paradigms of corporate governance in banks: a new institutional outlook”
8. October 2010 Establishing a journal Risk Governance and Control: financial markets and institutions
9. May 2011 Publishing a book "Corporate Governance: An International Outlook"
10. June 2011 Participating in the international research workshop “Managing the way out of crisis: between regulation and forecasts” (France) as an official publication
11. October 2011 Publishing a book "Euroasian Perspectives Of The Banking Systems Development"
12. January 2012 Establishing Journal of Governance and Regulation
13. April 2012 Participating in International conference “Improving financial institutions: the proper balance between regulation and governance” in Helsinki, April 19-20, 2012, as co-organizer and official sponsor
14. September 2012 Participating in the International conference "Corporate Governance and Regulation: Outlining New Horizons for Theory and Practice", Pisa, September 19, 2012, as co-organizer and official sponsor
15. April 2013 Participating in the International conference "Governance & Control in Finance & Banking: A New Paradigm for Risk & Performance", Paris, France, April 18-19, 2013, as co-organizer and official sponsor
16. October 2013 Participation in the International conference "Financial Distress: Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting Issues ", Rome, October 17-18, 2013, as co-organizer and official sponsor
17. May 2014 Participation in the International conference "Corporate Governance: a Search for Advanced Standards in the Wake of Crisis", Milan, May 8, 2014, as co-organizer and official sponsor
18. September 2014 Participation in the International conference "Global Financial Market and Corporate Governance: Issues of Efficiency and Performance", Nuremberg, September 25, 2014, as co-organizer and official sponsor
19. January 2015 Launching of the Corporate Governance Experts Global Repository
20. May 2015 Participating in the International conference “Corporate and Institutional Innovations in Finance and Governance”, Paris, as co-organizer and official sponsor
21. May 2015 Organising of the PhD courses for researchers "Getting your research published in journals: exploring the recent world trends and disclosing the major formal and informal rules", Paris
22. November 2015 Participation in the International Conference “Corporate Governance, Accounting and Audit: Crisis Challenges” Lüneburg (Germany), November 26, 2015, as co-organizer and official sponsor
23. February 2016 Launching an online platform for browsing, searching an accessing the papers published in the Journals of Virtus Interpress
24. May 2016 Participation in the International Conference “Past and Future of Corporate Governance: Practices, Reforms and Regulations” Rome (Italy), May 26, 2016, as co-organizer and official sponsor
25. July 2016 Organisation of the special session on Corporate Governance at the 7th International Research Meeting in Business and Management (IRMBAM-2016) in Nice, France
26. August 2016 All editors of the journals published by Virtus Interpress became members of the Council of Science Editors
27. November 2016 Participation in the International conference “Reporting, Investor Relations, Capital Markets – Challenges and Opportunities in Financial Communication”, Leipzig (Germany) November 10, 2016, as co-organizer and official sponsor
28. November 2016 Signing the agreement with CrossRef and initiation of the process of DOIs assignment to all papers published by Virtus Interpress
29. November 2016 Participation in the International workshop “Corporate Accountability: Major Actors, Innovative Instruments and Performance”, Paris, November 24, 2016, as co-organizer and official sponsor
30. January 2017 Launching of a new journal in cooperation with the University of Greenwich - Corporate Governance and Sustainability Review
31. February 2017 Launching of the project on writing three books n the field of corporate governance (global perspectives, emerging countries and Arab countries)
32. March 2017. Signing agreement with Portico to preserve content of the Virtus Interpress journals
33. April 2017 Participation in the International conference “Corporate Governance and Sustainable Development – Industries, Higher Education, NGOs”, Hong Kong, May 4, 2017, as co-organizer and official sponsor
34. May 2017 Signing the agreement with Crossref Similarity Check Service
35. June 2017 Launching of a new journal in cooperation with the Sapienza University of Rome - Corporate Governance and Organizational Behavior Review
36. October 2017 Two journals of "Virtus Interpress" become completely Open Access
37. October 2017 Participation in the International conference "Corporate Governance and Company Performance: Exploring the Challenging Issues" that took place in Lisbon on October 26, 2017
38. December 2017 Launching of a new journal book "Corporate Governance: New Challenges and Opportunities"
39. February 2018 The second book in the series, titled "Corporate Governance in Emerging Economies: Theory and Practice" was published
40. February 2018 Participation in the International conference "Corporate Governance, Ownership and Control" that took place at Sapienza University of Rome
41. March 2018 Three journals of “Virtus Interpress” were included in the 2018 edition of CABS AJG (United Kingdom)
42. March 2018 The launch of the third book in the series, titled "Corporate Governance in Arab Countries: Specifics & Outlooks"
43. March 2018 The representatives of our editorial team have become the members of the Society for Scholarly Publishing
44. March 2018 “Corporate Board: role, duties and composition” journal was transferred to the complete Open Access model.