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2019 Corporate Governance Symposium2019 Corporate Governance SymposiumClayton Hall, Univeristy of Delaware, Newark, DE<p> </p><p><em>Co-sponsored with the Department of Finance, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics<br></em></p><div style="text-align:center;"></div><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>To Register</strong><em><strong>, </strong></em><strong>click </strong><a href="https://cvent.me/8NOmP" target="_blank"><strong>HERE</strong></a><br></p><p>The focus of the 2019 Corporate Governance Symposium will be "Governance Issues of Critical Importance to Boards and Investors in 2019."  The symposium will begin with an address by our<strong> John L. Weinberg Distinguished Speaker – Indra Nooyi, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo.</strong><strong>  </strong></p><p>Ms. Nooyi will be followed by a<strong> Special Speaker – Robert J. Jackson, Jr., Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.</strong></p><p>Commissioner Jackson will be followed by a panel who will focus on the most critical governance issues for boards and investors in 2019. The confirmed panelists are: </p><ul><li><strong>Glenn Booraem, Investment Stewardship Officer and a principal, Vanguard</strong></li><li><strong>Aeisha Mastagni, Portfolio Manager, California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS).</strong><strong>  </strong></li><li><strong>Steve Odland, President and CEO, The Conference Board</strong></li><li><strong>Eric Shostal, Vice President, Investor Stewarship Team, BlackRock<br></strong></li><li><strong>Myron T. Steele, Partner, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP; former Chief Justice, Delaware Supreme Court</strong></li></ul><blockquote><p><strong>Moderator: Charles M. Elson, Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Chair of Corporate Governance; Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance; and Professor of Finance </strong></p></blockquote><p>The panel will be followed by a<strong> luncheon speaker – William D. Cohan, </strong><strong><em>New York Times</em></strong><strong> best-selling author, special correspondent at Vanity Fair, and a former senior Wall Street M&A investment banker at Lazard Frères & Co., Merrill Lynch and JPMorgan Chase</strong></p><p>The presentation of academic papers on topics that are of critical importance to boards and investors will occur in the afternoon. The following papers will be presented:</p><ul><li><strong><a href="/content-sub-site/Documents/For-Events/Taylor_AKST%20UD.pdf" target="_blank">"Audit Process, Private Information, and Insider Trading,"</a></strong> by Salman Arif, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University; John Kepler,The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Joseph Schroeder,Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, and Daniel Taylor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania <strong>(Presenter)</strong></li></ul><blockquote><p><strong>Discussant – </strong>W. Robert Knechel, Fisher School of Accounting, University of Florida </p></blockquote><ul><li><strong><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3162407" target="_blank">"Investors' Attention to Corporate Governance,</a>"</strong> by Peter Iliev  Penn State University; Jonathan Kalodimos, Oregon State University; and Michelle Lowry, Drexel University <strong>(Presenter)</strong><strong> <br><br></strong><strong>Discussant </strong>– Alan Crane, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University <br><br></li><li><strong><a href="/content-sub-site/Documents/For-Events/ErtimurPatrick_Investor%20Driven%20Governance_2018-01-31.pdf" target="_blank">"Investor-Driven Governance Standards and Firm Value,"</a> </strong> by Yonca Ertimur, University of Colorado Boulder; and Paige Patrick, University of Washington  <strong>(Presenter)</strong> <strong><br><br>Discussant </strong>– Fei Xie, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics, University of Delaware<br>   <br></li><li><strong><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3229962" target="_blank">"Shareholder Voting on Golden Parachutes: Determinants and Consequences,</a>"</strong> by Albert H. Choi, University of Virginia Law School (Presenter); Andrew C.W. Lund, John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship, Villanova University,  Charles Widger School of Law; Robert Schonlau, Farmer School of Business, Miami University</li></ul><blockquote><p><strong>Discussant </strong>– John White, Cravath, Swaine & Moore</p></blockquote><p><a href="/content-sub-site/Documents/For-Events/2019%20Symposium_Call%20for%20Papers_Final.docx" target="_blank"> Call for Papers</a></p>3/20/2019 12:00:00 PM3/20/2019 9:00:00 PMFalse

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