The rules of the game in the areas of finance and accounting are undergoing changes at a frenetic pace. While the global financial crisis is behind us, yet the contemporary challenges surrounding European debt crisis, Inflationary pressures in emerging market economies, and political crisis in Middle-East with its concomitant impact on crude oil prices, have precipitated the need for conventional theory and practice of financial management and accounting to expand in scope and substance substantially. With uncertainty being the only constant, corporate enterprises need to continuously evolve sound financial policies that are capable of maximizing the shareholder wealth. It is in this context that the conference endeavors to create a platform for academicians, researchers, and practicing executives wherein they can engage in intellectually stimulating discussions and deliberate on policy prescriptions for corporate enterprises. The learning gleaned out from the conference would enable the participants to be better prepared to tackle the challenges and manage uncertainty.