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University of Delaware Weinberg Center/ECGI Corporate Governance Symposium (Virtual)University of Delaware Weinberg Center/ECGI Corporate Governance Symposium (Virtual)Webinar<p>​​<strong><em>Co-sponsored with the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)</em></strong></p><p><strong><a href="https://cvent.me/9KWPPG" target="_blank">REGISTER HERE</a></strong></p><p><strong><a href="https://cvent.me/Qrgkkn" target="_blank">SESSIONS SCHEDULE HERE</a><br></strong></p><p><strong><a href="https://capture.udel.edu/media/Weinberg+Center+ECGI+Corporate+Governance+Symposium+3+16+2021/1_9xw7lhlm" target="_blank">VIEW RECORDING OF THE SYMPOSIUM HERE</a></strong></p><p><strong><a href="https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1BoIgxAQ1bvyID0qHkWboBy7KQwzkEbBe">VIEW INDIVIDUAL PAPER PRESENTATIONS</a></strong><br><strong></strong><strong></strong></p><p>In collaboration with the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance and the Department of Finance at the Lerner College of Business & Economics, at the University of Delaware, will host its 2021 Annual Corporate Governance Symposium. The papers included in the Symposium collectively address new developments and critical issues within the area of ESG:</p><p><strong>Morning Session: 10 a.m. – noon (EDT)</strong></p><ul><li><em><strong>The ESG-Innovation Disconnect: Evidence from Green Patenting<br></strong></em>Lauren Cohen (Harvard & NBER) <strong>(Presenter)</strong>, Umit Gurun (UT Dallas) and Quoc Nguyen (DePaul U.)<strong><br>Discussant: </strong>Laura Starks (University of Texas, Austin)<br><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3718682" target="_blank"><strong>Read the Paper</strong></a></li></ul><ul><li><em><strong>Responsible Institutional Investing Around the World</strong></em><em> </em>Rajna Brandon (U.  Geneva), Simon Glossner (UVA), Philipp Krueger (U. Geneva), Pedro Matos (UVA) <strong>(Presenter)</strong>, Tom Steffen (Osmosis Investment Management)<br><strong>Discussant: </strong>Alexander Dyck (University of Toronto)<br><strong><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3525530" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a><br><br></strong></li><li><em><strong>The Real Effects of Environmental Activist Investing</strong></em><em>  <br></em><em> </em>S. Lakshmi Naaraayanan (LBS), Kunal Sachdeva (Rice U.) <strong>(Presenter)</strong>, Varun Sharma (LBS)<br><strong>Discussant: </strong>Lilian Ng (York University)<strong><br><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3483692" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a><br><br></strong></li><li><em><strong>Coordinated Engagements</strong></em><em><br> </em>Elroy Dimson (U. Cambridge) <strong>(Presenter)</strong>, Oğuzhan Karakaş (U. Cambridge), Xi Li (LSE)<strong><br>Discussant: </strong>Wei Jiang (Columbia University)<br><strong><a href="http://www.ssrn.com/id=3209072" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a><br><br></strong></li></ul><p><strong>Afternoon Session: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. (EDT)</strong></p><ul><li><em><strong>The Big Three and Board Gender Diversity: The Effectiveness of Shareholder Voice</strong></em><em> <br></em>Todd Gormley (Wash U.), Vishal Gupta (U. Alabama), David Matsa (Northwestern U.), Sandra Mortal (U. of Alabama) <strong>(Presenter),</strong> Lukai Yang (U. of Alabama)<strong><br>Discussant: </strong>Tracy Wang (University of Minnesota)<strong><br><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3724653" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a><br><br></strong></li><li><em><strong>The Distribution of Voting Rights to Shareholders</strong></em><strong> </strong>Vyacheslav Fos (Boston College) (Presenter), Cliff Holderness (Boston College)<strong><br>Discussant: </strong>Michelle Lowry (Drexel University)<br><a href="/content-sub-site/Documents/For-Events/The%20Distribution%20of%20Voting%20Rights%20to%20Shareholders%20-%20March%202021.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Read the Paper<br><br></strong></a></li><li><em><strong>Trading and Shareholder Democracy</strong></em><em> <br></em>Doron Levit (U. of Washington), Nadya Malenko (U. of Michigan)<strong> (Presenter)</strong>, Ernst Maug (U. of Mannheim) <strong>Discussant: </strong><strong>Liyan Yang (University of Toronto)<br><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3463129" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a><br><br></strong></li><li><em><strong>Disloyal Managers and Shareholders' Wealth</strong></em><em> <br></em>Eli Fich (Drexel U.) <strong>(Presenter)</strong>, Jarrad Harford (U. of Washington), Anh Tran (U. of London)<strong><br>Discussant: </strong>Xiaoyun Yu (Indiana University)<strong><br><a href="/content-sub-site/Documents/For-Events/FICH_Disloyal_Managers.pdf" target="_blank">Read the paper</a></strong></li></ul><p>We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 John L. Weinberg/IRRCi Research Paper Award competition, which seeks to highlight innovative research and includes an award of US$10,000:</p><ul><li>“The ESG-Innovation Disconnect: Evidence from Green Patenting” (Cohen, Gurun, and Nguyen) </li><li> <p>“The Distribution of Voting Rights to Shareholders" (Fos and Holderness)</p></li></ul><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>3/16/2021 1:45:00 PM3/16/2021 7:00:00 PMFalse

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