ECGI is proud to announce the appointment of five new Fellows to add to its distinguished ranks. The new Fellows, who were drawn from academia in Europe, North America and Australia, were elected by their peers, the existing Fellows of ECGI...
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) is seeking to appoint leading research scholars as Research Members of the institute. ECGI operates as a global network and as such applications are welcome from all locations and no physical presence is required at the Institute's...
The ECGI Roundtable on Board Level Employee Representation took place on 25 October at Imperial College Business School in collaboration with the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). The event focused on the role of employees in corporate governance...
For the last decade economists have been preoccupied with the decline in bank financing to small businesses and entrepreneurs. This effort has produced a better understanding of the obstacles to external financing.
The paper uses recently created datasets measuring legal change over time in a
sample of 28 developed and emerging economies to test whether the strengthening
of shareholder rights in the course of the mid-1990s and 2000s promoted...Read more
Are MNEs more socially responsible, and where is this more likely to occur? Are
firms less responsible in emerging or transitional economies, and what impact
does the dominant national corporate governance regime have? We explore...Read more
The paper surveys the corporate opportunities doctrine in four jurisdictions: the US, the UK, Germany, and France. Our analysis enables us to trace the development of the doctrine, exposing the way in which certain models of dealing with a...Read more
In 2015, Delaware made several important changes to its laws concerning merger litigation. These changes, which were made in response to a perception that levels of merger litigation were too high and that a substantial proportion of merger cases...Read more
The research work that emanates from ECGI is undertaken by leading scholars around the globe. This important network of academics is at the very core of what ECGI does, drawing on the finest minds in academia from all over the world to tackle some of the most important issues that confront business and governments today.
The ECGI Patron Members provide regular and long-term support for Academic Research through their contributions to the European Corporate Governance Research Foundation (ECGRF). Their philanthropic donations stimulate the production of research studies and other academic work of excellence in corporate governance.
The Institutional Members of ECGI provide a vital connection between the academic world and the policy and practitioner aspects of corporate governance. These members recognise the importance of evidence-based research in developing their corporate governance policies and seek to continuously improve the standards of corporate governance.