Twenty Years after Cadbury, Ten Years after Sarbanes-Oxley: Challenges of Corporate Governance Conference

  • Institution University of Bath
  • Event Type Call for Paper
  • Date June 23, 2013 - June 24, 2013
  • Venue University of Bath
  • Location University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY UK
  • Details

    Twenty Years after Cadbury, Ten Years after Sarbanes-Oxley: Challenges of Corporate Governance
    Conference, PhD Colloquium and Special Issue of Journal of Empirical Finance
    Guest Editor: Professor Anna Zalewska

    Academic keynote speakers:
    Professor Kevin J. Murphy, USC Marshall School of Business, USA
    Professor David Yermack, NYU Stern Business School, USA

    Panel of practitioners:
    Lord Ian MacLaurin, Former CEO and Chairman of Tesco PLC and former Chairman of Vodafone Group PLC
    Sir Julian Horn-Smith, Founding member of Vodafone Group, former Deputy CEO of Vodafone, Senior advisor to UBS Investment Bank, London, and CVC
    Philip Lowe, Director General for Energy in the European Commission and former Director General for Competition
    Charles Tilley, Chief Executive of CIMA
    Lord Christopher Tugendhat, Former Chairman of Abbey National plc and of Blue Circle Industries plc and former Vice-President of the European Commission

    This conference will bring together leading academics and practitioners from around the world working in the area of corporate governance to discuss developments over the last two decades, issues of current concern, and future directions in the corporate governance evolution process. In particular, it will address the effects and effectiveness of past changes in government policies, codes of good practice, shareholder activism and internal, i.e. firm-driven, initiatives aimed at improving corporate governance. It will aim to inform the future direction of development.

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    The following is a non-exhaustive list of relevant research areas for the conference and special issue:
    Remuneration and performance
    CEO remuneration practices
    Board remuneration practices
    Board diversity
    Board independence
    Role of audit
    Regulation and audit fees
    Internal control mechanisms
    Role of professional standards and ethical codes
    Value-relevance of governance change

    More details are available from on the conference website

  • Submission Deadline02-04-2013
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