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The Sixth Annual 
Global Corporate Governance Colloquium (GCGC)

Hosted (online) by Yale Law School

(Today) Friday, 11 June 2021 |  08:45 – 17:30 EDT | 14:45 – 23:30 CEST
Saturday, 12 June 2021 |  07:50 – 16:15 EDT | 13:50 – 22:15 CEST

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Day 1: Friday 11 June 2021
08:45 EDT | 14:45 CEST 

Welcome Address
Henry Hansmann (Yale Law School and ECGI), Conference Chair
Marco Becht (Solvay Brussels School, ULB and ECGI)
Tobias Tröger (DFG LawFin Center, Goethe University and ECGI), GCGC Chair

Session 1: Chaired by Horst Eidenmüller (University of Oxford and ECGI)

Retail Shareholder Participation in the Proxy Process: Monitoring, Engagement, and Voting
(Alon Brav, Matthew D. Cain, Jonathon Zytnick)

Presenter: Alon Brav (Duke University and ECGI)
Discussant: Mariassunta Giannetti (Swedish House of Finance and ECGI)

Which Firms Require More Governance? Evidence from Mutual Funds' Revealed Preferences
(Irene Yi)

Presenter: Irene Yi (University of Toronto)
Discussant: Nickolay Gantchev (University of Warwick and ECGI)


Session 2: Chaired by Luca Enriques (University of Oxford and ECGI)

The Corporate Governance Machine
(Elizabeth Pollman, Dorothy Lund)

Presenter: Elizabeth Pollman  (University of Pennsylvania Law School and ECGI)
Discussant: Gaizka Ormazabal (IESE Business School and ECGI)

LBO Financing 
(Mike Burkart, Samuel Lee, Henrik Petri)

Presenter: Samuel Lee (Santa Clara University and ECGI)
Discussant: Franklin Allen (Imperial College London and ECGI)


Panel Discussion: The Role of Corporations in Society: A Global & Historical Perspective
Moderator: Colin Mayer (University of Oxford and ECGI)
Anat Admati (Stanford University and ECGI)
Naomi Lamoureaux (Yale University)
Ron Harris (Tel Aviv University)
William Goetzmann (Yale University)


Session 4: Chaired by Marco Becht (Solvay Brussels School, ULB and ECGI)

As California goes, so goes the nation? Board gender quotas and the legislation of non-economic values
(Felix von Meyerinck, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi, Markus Schmid, Steven Davidoff Solomon)

Presenter: Markus Schmid (University of St. Gallen)
Discussant: Bo Becker (Swedish House of Finance and ECGI)

Investing in influence: Investors, portfolio firms, and political giving
(Marianne Bertrand, Matilde Bombardini, Raymond Fisman, Francesco Trebbi, Eyub Yegen)

 Presenter: Eyub Yegen (University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management)
Discussant: Mike Klausner (Stanford Law School and ECGI)


Day 2: Saturday 12 June 2021
07:50 EDT | 13:50 CEST 

Panel Discussion: The Future of Capitalism in Asia
Moderator: Curtis Milhaupt (Stanford Law School and ECGI)
Hideki Kanda (Gakushuin University and ECGI)
Kon Sik Kim (Seoul National University and ECGI)
Yupana Wiwwatanakantang (National University of Singapore and ECGI)
Angela Zhang (University of Hong Kong)


Session 6: Chaired by Claudia Custodio (Imperial College London and ECGI)

Tunneling Through Group Trademarks
(Sojung Kim, Woochan Kim)

Presenter: Woochan Kim (Korea University Business School and ECGI)
Discussant: Dan Puchniak (National University of Singapore and ECGI)

The Sustainability Wage Gap
(Philipp Krueger, Daniel Metzger, Jiaxin Wu)

Presenter: Philipp Krüger (University of Geneva and ECGI)
Discussant: Mark Roe (Harvard University and ECGI)


Session 7: Chaired by Roberta Romano (Yale Law School and ECGI)

Underperformance in Family Successions: The Role of Outside Work Experience
(Irena Kustec, Charlotte Ostergaard, Amir Sasson)

Presenter: Charlotte Ostergaard (BI Norwegian Business School and ECGI)
Discussant: John Morley (Yale Law School and ECGI)

For Whom Corporate Leaders Bargain
(Lucian A. Bebchuk, Kobi Kastiel, Roberto Tallarita)

Presenter: Lucian Bebchuk (Harvard University and ECGI)
Discussant: René Stulz (Ohio State University and ECGI)


Session 8: Chaired by Mariana Pargendler (FGV Law and ECGI)

The Voting Premium
(Doron Levit, Nadya Malenko, Ernst Maug)

Presenter: Nadya Malenko (Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and ECGI)
Discussant: Ernst Ludwig von Thadden (University of Mannheim and ECGI)

Systematic Stewardship
(Jeffrey N. Gordon)

Presenter: Jeffrey N Gordon (Columbia Law School and ECGI)
Discussant: Jonathan Macey (Yale Law School)

Closing Remarks
Henry Hansmann (Yale Law School and ECGI), Conference Chair
Tobias Tröger (DFG LawFin Center, Goethe University and ECGI), GCGC Chair

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