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2020 Corporate Governance Symposium2020 Corporate Governance SymposiumClayton Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE<p><strong>REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND.</strong><strong>  </strong><strong>IT WILL OPEN IN LATE JANUARY 2020.</strong></p><p>The Weinberg Center is excited about its upcoming 2020 Corporate Governance Symposium that will be held on March 17, 2020.  The Center will be celebrating its 20th anniversary and it is also the inaugural year for the John L. Weinberg/IRRCi Research Award competition. </p><p>The focus of the 2020 Corporate Governance Symposium will be "Governance Issues of Critical Importance to Boards and Investors in 2020."  </p><p>The symposium will begin with an address by our<strong> John L. Weinberg Distinguished Speaker – Steve Miller, Chairman of the Board of Purdue Pharma L.P. </strong>Mr. Miller has previously served on numerous Boards, including U.S. Bank, United Airlines, Dow DuPont, and was Chairman of AIG (2010-2015).  He was CEO of Hawker Beechcraft and International Automotive Components, and CEO and Executive Chairman of Delphi Corporation.<strong>  </strong></p><p>Mr. Miller will be followed by a panel who will focus on the most critical governance issues for boards and investors in 2020. The confirmed panelists are: </p><ul><li><strong>Glenn Booraem, </strong>Investment Stewardship Officer and a principal, Vanguard</li><li><strong>The Honorable J. Travis Laster</strong>, Vice Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery</li><li><strong>Aeisha Mastagni, </strong>Portfolio Manager, California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS)</li><li><strong>Patrick McGurn,</strong> Special Counsel and Head of Strategic Research and Analysis, ISS </li><li><strong>Gloria Santona,</strong> Of Counsel, Baker  & McKenzie LLP; Retired Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, McDonald's Corporation; and Director, Aon PLC</li></ul><p><strong>Moderator: Charles M. Elson,</strong> Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Chair of Corporate Governance; Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance; and Professor of Finance </p><p>The panel will be followed by a<strong> </strong>complimentary lunch.<strong> </strong>The presentation of the two research papers that were selected as the winners of the <strong>first John L. Weinberg/IRRCi Research Award Competition</strong> will be facilitated by the Weinberg Center's Co-Directors of Academic Research – <strong>Yaron Nili,</strong> Assistant Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin – Madison Law School, and <strong>Sanjai Bhagat,</strong> Provost Professor, Division Chair of the Professional Effectiveness Division, University of Colorado Boulder, Leeds School of Business.  The papers being presented are:</p><ul><li><strong>"Corporate Culture: Evidence from the Field," </strong>by John R. Graham, Duke University & NBER; Jillian Grennan, Duke University <strong>(Presenter)</strong>; Campbell R. Harvey, Duke University & NBER; Shivaram Rajgopal, Columbia University<br><br><strong>Discussant: </strong>Allen Ferrell, Harvard Law School<br></li></ul><ul><li><strong>"Does Revlon Matter? An Empirical and Theoretical Study," </strong>by Matthew D. Cain, Berkeley Center for Law and Business; Sean J. Griffith, Fordham Law School <strong>(Presenter)</strong>; Robert J. Jackson, Jr., New York University School of Law; Steven Davidoff Solomon, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law<br><br><strong>Discussant:  </strong>Jill E. Fisch, University of Pennsylvania Law School</li></ul><p><strong>Save the Date on your calendar</strong></p><p>Weinberg Center/IRRCi Research Award Competition<strong> - </strong><a href="/content-sub-site/Documents/For-Events/2020%20Symposium_Call%20for%20Papers_Final.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Call for Papers</strong></a></p><p><strong><br></strong></p>3/17/2020 12:00:00 PM3/17/2020 9:00:00 PMFalse

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