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University of Delaware Weinberg Center/ECGI Corporate Governance Symposium University of Delaware Weinberg Center/ECGI Corporate Governance Symposium Virtual<p><strong><a href="https://udel.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_z67o2BpJQQKVA2IrTTsFWw" target="_blank">REGISTER</a></strong></p><p><strong><a href="/content-sub-site/Documents/For-Events/2022%20Symposium_Weinberg-ECGI%20Corpoate%20Governance%20w%20Chairs%20-%20preliminary%20schedule.pdf" target="_blank">Agenda</a></strong></p><p><strong><em>Co-sponsored with the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)</em></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 2022 Annual Corporate Governance Symposium.</p><p><strong>Lunch Presentation</strong>: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET</p><p>Between the morning and aftenoon paper presentation sessions, there will be a presentation by BlackRock on proxy voting choices.</p><p><a href="https://capture.udel.edu/media/Clip+of+2022+Weinberg+ECGI+Corporate+Governance+Symposium+-+Blackrock+Presentation+-++March+11%2c+2022+%28final%29/1_nwl2bbfn" target="_blank"><strong>Watch Video</strong></a></p><p><strong>Papers:</strong></p><p>The following are the eight papers that have been selected for presentation at the 2022 Symspoium:</p><p><strong>Morning Session:</strong></p><a href="https://capture.udel.edu/media/Weinberg+Center+ECGI+Corporate+Governance+Symposium+%E2%80%93+Part+1+-3+11+2022/1_rywmsfeu" target="_blank"><p><strong>Watch Video</strong></p></a><ul><li><em><strong>Is History Repeating Itself? The (Un)predictable Past of ESG Ratings </strong></em>Florian Berg (MIT), Kornelia Fabisik* (Frankfurt), and Zacharias Sautner (Frankfurt) <br><strong>Discussant</strong><strong>:</strong>  Youngjun Dragon Tang (University of Hong Kong)</li><li><strong><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3722087" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a></strong></li></ul><ul><li><em><strong>ESG Lending </strong></em>Sehoon Kim (Florida), Nitish Kumar* (Florida), Jongsub Lee (Seoul National), and Junho Oh (Hong Kong Polytechnic <br><strong>Discussan</strong><strong>t</strong><strong>:</strong> Lubo Litov (Univeristy of Oklahoma)<br><strong><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3865147" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a><br><br></strong></li><li><em><strong>Climate Risk Disclosure and Institutional Investors </strong></em>Emirhan Ilhan* (Frankfurt), Philipp Krueger (Geneva), Zacharias Sautner (Frankfurt), and Laura T. Starks (Texas)<br><strong>Discussant</strong>:  Henri Servaes (London Business School)<br><strong><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3437178" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a><br><br></strong></li><li><em><strong>Greenhouse Gas Disclosure and Emissions Benchmarking </strong></em>Sorabh Tomar* (Southern Methodist)<br><strong>Discussant:</strong>  Matthew Gustafson (Penn State)<br><strong><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3448904" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a></strong></li></ul><p><strong>Afternoon Session:</strong></p><p><a href="https://capture.udel.edu/media/Weinberg+Center+ECGI+Corporate+Governance+Symposium+%E2%80%93+Part+2+-3+11+20212/1_jaw2t24o" target="_blank"><strong>Watch Video</strong></a></p><ul><li><em><strong>Proxy Advisory Firms and Corporate Shareholder Engagement </strong></em>Aiyesha Dey (Harvard), Austin Starkweather (South Carolina), and Joshua T. White* (Vanderbilt)<br><strong>Discussant</strong><strong>: </strong> Nadya Malenko (University of Michigan) <br><strong><a href="/content-sub-site/Documents/For-Events/2022%20Symposium_White_Proxy%20Advisory%20Firms.pdf" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a><br><br></strong></li><li><em><strong>Paid Leave Pays Off: The Effects of Paid Family Leave on Firm Performance </strong></em>Benjamin Bennett (Tulane), Isil Erel (Ohio State), Léa Stern* (U. Washington), Zexi Wang (Lancaster)<br><strong>Discussant</strong><strong>:</strong>  Daniel Ferreira (London School of Economics)<br><strong><a href="/content-sub-site/Documents/For-Events/2022%20Symposium_Paid_Leave_Pays_Off_2022_02_27.pdf" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a><br><br></strong></li><li><em><strong>Trading Ahead of Barbarians' Arrival at the Gate: Insider Trading on Non-Inside Information </strong></em>Georgy Chabakauri (LSE), Vyacheslav Fos* (Boston College), Wei Jiang (Columbia)<br><strong>Discussant</strong><strong>:</strong>  Umit Gurun (University of Texas at Dallas)<br><strong><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4018057" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a><br><br></strong></li><li><em><strong>Bargaining with Private Equity: Implications for Hospital Prices and Patient Welfare </strong></em>Tong Liu* (Wharton) <br><strong>Discussant</strong>:  Alon Brav (Duke)<br><strong><a href="https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3896410" target="_blank">Read the Paper</a></strong></li></ul><p><strong>* </strong><em>Presenting author</em></p><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><strong><em>Is History Repeating Itself? The (Un)predictable Past of ESG Ratings</em></strong><strong><em> <br></em></strong>Florian Berg (MIT), Kornelia Fabisik (Frankfurt), and Zacharias Sautner (Frankfurt) </li><li><strong><em>Bargaining with Private Equity: Implications for Hospital Prices and Patient Welfare</em></strong><strong><em> <br></em></strong>Tong Liu (Wharton)<br></li></ul><p><strong>Reference Materials for Luncheon Presentation</strong></p><p><strong>1.  </strong><a href="https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/about-us/investment-stewardship/proxy-voting-choice" target="_blank"><strong>Blackrock Investment Stewardship </strong></a></p><p><strong>2. </strong><a href="https://corpgov.law.harvard.edu/2021/10/25/blackrock-to-permit-some-clients-to-vote/" target="_blank"><strong>"BlackRock to Permit Some Clients to Vote," Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, October 25, 2021 </strong></a></p><p><strong>3. </strong><a href="https://corpgov.law.harvard.edu/2021/11/20/blackrocks-move-to-expand-proxy-voting-choice-creates-unknowns/" target="_blank"><strong>"BlackRock's Move to Expand Proxy Voting Choice Creates Unknowns," Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, November 20, 2021 </strong></a></p><p><strong>4.  </strong><a href="https://www.issgovernance.com/policy-gateway/voting-policies/" target="_blank"><strong>ISS Voting Policies 2022 </strong></a></p><p><strong>5.</strong><a href="https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/iss-launches-special-interest-proxy-79062/" target="_blank"><strong> "ISS Launches Special Interest Proxy Advisory Guidelines," by Baker Hostetler.  JDsupra, April 6, 2020</strong></a></p><p><a href="/content-sub-site/Documents/For-Events/2022%20Academi%20Symp_Call%20for%20Papers_final.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Call for Papers</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://www.udel.edu/weinberg-irrci-paper" target="_blank"><strong>Submission Fee Form</strong></a></p><p><a href="https://www.udel.edu/udaily/2022/april/for-the-record-april-1/"><strong>UDaily</strong> </a>- John L. Weinberg/IRRCi Research Paper Awards<br></p>3/11/2022 2:30:00 PM3/11/2022 8:30:00 PMFalse

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