2017 GCGC

2-3 June 2017

Day 1: Friday 2 June

08:15 Registration & Introduction
08:45 Welcome
Conference Chair: Hideki Kanda (University of Tokyo)
 09.00 Session 1:
Session Chair: Curtis Milhaupt (Columbia Law School)
Common Ownership, Competition and Top Management Incentives
Speaker: Mireia Giné (IESE Business School)
Discussant: Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics)
Shareholders and Stakeholders around the World: The Role of Values and Culture in Directors’ Decisions
Speaker: Amir Licht (Radzyner School of Law, Herzliya)
Discussant: Kenichi Ueda (University of Tokyo)
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 Session 2: 
Session Chair: Allen Ferrell (Harvard University)
Adapting to Radical Change: The Benefits of Short-Horizon Investors
Speaker: Mariassunta Giannetti (Stockholm School of Economics)
Discussant: Oren Sussman (Oxford Saïd Business School)
Leviathan Inc. and Corporate Sustainability
Speaker: Pedro Matos (Darden School of Business, Virginia)
Discussant: Alexander Ljungqvist (NYU Stern Business School)
13:30 -14:30 Lunch break
 14.30 Session 3: 
Session Chair: Dan Puchniak (National University of Singapore)
Do Business Groups Harm Capital Allocation Efficiency Outside the Business Group?
Speaker: Woochan Kim (Korea Business School)
Discussant: Alexander Wagner (Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zurich)
Does Agency Structure Dictate Agency Decisionmaking: Implications of the CFPB’s Design for Administrative Governance
Speaker: Roberta Romano (Yale Law School)
Discussant: Holger Spamann (Harvard Law School)
16.30 – 17:00 Coffee break
17.00-18.00 Panel: Stewardship Codes
Panel Chair: Marco Becht (Université libre de Bruxelles)
Panelists: Yasumasa Tahara, Financial Services Agency of Japan
Guy Jubb, formerly Global Head of Governance & Stewardship, Standard Life Investments Limited.
19.00 Reception & Dinner

Day 2: Saturday 3 June

08:15 Registration
08:45 Welcome
Conference Chair: Hideki Kanda (University of Tokyo)
 09.00 Session 1:
Session Chair: Jonathan Macey (Yale University)
The Value of Takeover Defenses
Speaker: Robert Jackson (Columbia Law School)
Discussant: Emiliano Catan (NYU Law School)
Bankruptcy Law, Private Benefits, and Risk-Taking
Speaker: David Schoenherr (Princeton University)
Discussant: Julian Franks (London Business School)
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 Session 2: 
Session Chair: Gen Goto (University of Tokyo)
Minting Capital: The Role of the Corporation
Speaker: Katharina Pistor (Columbia Law School)
Discussant: Kon Sik Kim (Seoul National University)
What Drives Corporate Inversions? International Evidence
Speaker: Burcin Col (Pace University)
Discussant: tbc
13:30 -14:30 Lunch break
 14:30 Panel: The Changing Structure of Ownership
Panel Chair: Gerard Hertig (ETH Zurich)
Panelists: tbc
 15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 Session 3:
Session Chair: Uwe Waltz (Goethe Institute, Frankfurt)
16.30 – 17:00 Employee Orientation and Merger Outcomes
Speaker: Hao Liang (Singapore Management University) Cara Vansteenkiste (Tilburg University)
Discussant: Henry Hansmann (Yale Law School)
17.00-18.00 Team Stability and Performance: Evidence from Private Equity
Speaker: Francesca Cornelli
Discussant: Ronald Gilson (Stanford Law School)
19.00 Buffet reception

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