2020 GCGC
CONFERENCE: Seoul (Cancelled)

12-13 June 2020

Day 1: Friday 12 June


08.15 Registration
08.45 Welcome
Conference Chair: Kon Sik Kim (Seoul National University School of Law)
Session 1:
Session Chair: TBC
 09.00 The Rise of a Network: The Spillover of Political Patronage and Cronyism to the Private Sector
Speaker: David Schoenherr (Princeton University and ECGI)
Discussant: Yupana Wiwattanakantang (National University of Singapore and ECGI)
10.00 On the Universality of Corporate Governance
Speaker: Hao Liang (Singapore Management University and ECGI)
Discussant: Michael Klausner (Stanford Law School and ECGI)
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
Session 2:
Session Chair: TBC
 11.30 The Ownership and Governance of Financial Market Infrastructure
Speaker: Eilis Ferran (University of Cambridge and ECGI))
Discussant: TBC
12.30 Indirect Investor Protection
Speaker: Holger Spamann (Harvard Law School, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin and ECGI)
Discussant: Geneviève Helleringer (Oxford Law Faculty and Essec Business School)
 13.30-14.30 Lunch break
Session 3:
Session Chair: TBC
 14.30 When Shareholders Disagree: Trading after Shareholder Meetings
Speaker: Miriam Schwartz-Ziv (Michigan State University)
Discussant: Pedro Matos (Darden School of Business, University of Virginia)
 15.30 Picking Friends Before Picking (Proxy) Fights: How Mutual Fund Voting Shapes Proxy Contests
Speaker: Wei Jiang (Columbia Business School and ECGI)
Discussant: Takeo Hoshi (University of Tokyo)
 16.30-17.00 Coffee break
Session 4:
 17.00 Panel Discussion I: Foreign Investors
Moderator: Kon Sik Kim (Seoul National University School of Law and ECGI)
Bill Hwang (GIC)
 18:00 Ends
19.00 Reception & Dinner

Day 2: Saturday 13 June


08.15 Arrival
08.45 Keynote
Session 1:
Session Chair: TBC
 09.00 Disloyal managers and shareholders’ wealth
Speaker: Eliezer M. Fich (Drexel University)
Discussant: Jennifer Hill (Monash University)
 10.00 Stakeholder Impartiality: A New Classic Approach for the Objectives of the Corporation
Speaker: Amir Licht (Harry Radzyner Law School, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya)
Discussant: Enrichetta Ravina (Kellogg School of Management)
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
Session 2: 
Session Chair: TBC
 11.30 Irrelevance of Governance Structure 
Speaker: Zohar Goshen (Columbia Law School)
Discussant: Ulrich Hege (Toulouse School of Economics)
 12.30 Corporate Governance Through Voice and Exit
Speaker: Hannes Wagner (Bocconi University)
Discussant: Randall Thomas (Vanderbilt University Law School and Owen School of Management)
13.30-14.30 Lunch break
Session 3: 
 14.30 Panel Discussion II: Anatomy of Corporate Law
Moderators: Reinier Kraakman (Harvard Law School)
Panelists: Martin Gelter (Fordham University School of Law), Dan Puchniak (National University of Singapore)
 15.30-16.00 Coffee break
Session 4:
Session Chair: Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore and ABFER)
16.00 Does Money Talk? Market Discipline through Selloffs and Boycotts
Speaker: Mariassunta Giannetti (Stockholm School of Economics)
Discussant: Tobias Tröger (Goethe University Frankfurt, House of Finance)
17:00 Should Corporations Have a Purpose?
Speaker: Steven Davidoff Solomon (University of California, Berkeley School of Law)
Discussant: Paola Sapienza (Kellogg School of Management)
18.00 Closing Remarks & Reception
Conference Chair: Kon Sik Kim (Seoul National University School of Law)
GCGC Chair: Luh Luh Lan (National University of Singapore)

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