The ECGI's fifth General Assembly took place on Thursday 19 April 2007 at the Institute for Law and Finance, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt. It was followed by a keynote speech The New Vote Buying by Professor Bernard Black and an Oxford Union-style debate on the motion “This House believes that long-term shareholders should have double voting rights” proposed by Bertrand Collomb, Chairman of Lafarge and opposed by Guy Jubb, Head of Corporate Governance, Standard Life Investments. A full report will appear here in due course.
The Egon Zehnder International Prize was won by Jeffrey N. Gordon, Alfred W. Bressler Professor of Law, Columbia Law School and ECGI with:
The Standard Life Investments Finance Prize was won by Belen Villalonga, Finance Unit, Harvard Business School and Professor Raphael Amit, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania with:
The De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek Law Prize was won by Marcel Kahan, School of Law, New York University and Edward Rock, School of Law, University of Pennsylvania with: