Institutional Investor Activism and Engagement

Institutional Investor Activism and Engagement

  • 10 December 2017
  • Tel Aviv & Jerusalem, Israel

***This event is by invitation only***

 

Jointly organized by

 

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

The School of Business Administration, the Hebrew University Jerusalem

London Business School Center for Corporate Governance

Raymond Ackerman Family Chair in Israeli Corporate Governance, Bar-Ilan University

 

 

Organizing Committee

 

Marco Becht, Solvay Brussels School, ECGI and CEPR

Julian Franks, London Business School, ECGI and CEPR

Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and ECGI

Beni Lauterbach, Bar-Ilan University and ECGI

Hannes Wagner, Bocconi University, Milan

Yishay Yafeh, Hebrew University, ECGI and CEPR

 

 

Confirmed Participants

 

Ian Appel, Boston College

Alon Brav, Duke University and ECGI

Jill Fisch, University of Pennsylvania and ECGI

Slava Fos, Boston College

Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics and ECGI

Thomas Hellmann, University of Oxford

Cliff Holderness, Boston College

Robert Jackson, Columbia Law School

Doron Levitt, Wharton

Jörg Rocholl, ESMT Berlin and ECGI

Russ Wermers, University of Maryland

Bernie Black, Northwestern University and ECGI

Andrew Ellul, Indiana University and ECGI

Yaniv Grinstein,  Cornell University and ECGI

Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and ECGI

Ehud Kamar, Tel Aviv University and ECGI

Eugene Kandel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and ECGI

Amir Licht, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and ECGI

Miriam Schwartz Ziv, Michigan State University

Michael Weisbach, Ohio State University

 

 

With financial support from

 

European Corporate Governance Research Foundation (ECGRF)

Norwegian Finance Initiative (NFI)

Raymond Ackerman Family Chair in Israeli Corporate Governance

The Center for Empirical Studies of Decision Making and the Law at the Hebrew University

The I-Core Program of the Planning and Budgeting Committee and the Israel Science Foundation, Grant no. 1821/12

 

This conference is supported by:

    

Travel and accomodation

Delegate information will be provided by email.

10 December - Day 1

09:30
- 09:45

Registration and Coffee

09:45
- 09:55

Greetings

09:55

Session 1

09:55
- 10:40

The Allocation of Corporate Power between Shareholders and Managers

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The Allocation of Corporate Power between Shareholders and Managers

Time:
09:55h
- 10:40h

Speakers

Back to full programme

Corporate governance through voice and exit: Evidence from Standard Life Investments

Time:
10:40h
- 11:30h

Speakers

Discussants

11:30
- 11:45

Coffee

11:45

Session 2

Back to full programme

Institutional investors and corporate political activism

Time:
11:45h
- 12:35h

Speakers

Discussants

12:35
- 13:45

Lunch

13:45

Session 3

13:45
- 14:35

A Collaborative theory of the Corporation and its Implications for Corporate Structure

Speakers:
Discussant:
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A Collaborative theory of the Corporation and its Implications for Corporate Structure

Time:
13:45h
- 14:35h

Speakers

Discussants

14:35
- 15:25

Institutional Investor Impact in Going Private Transactions

Speakers:
Discussant:
Miriam Schwartz Ziv
15:25
- 15:45

Coffee

15:45

Session 4

15:45
- 16:35

Soft Shareholder Activism

Speakers:
Discussant:
Sivan Frenkel
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Soft Shareholder Activism

Time:
15:45h
- 16:35h

Speakers

Discussants

18:00

Dinner

11 December - Day 2

09:00

Session 1

09:00
- 09:50

Activist Directors and Information Leakage

Speakers:
Robert Jackson
Discussant:
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Activist Directors and Information Leakage

Time:
09:00h
- 09:50h

Speakers

Professor
Robert Jackson

Discussants

09:50
- 10:40

Activism, Strategic Trading, and Liquidity

Speakers:
Discussant:
Zvi Wiener
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Activism, Strategic Trading, and Liquidity

Time:
09:50h
- 10:40h

Speakers

Discussants

10:40
- 11:10

Coffee

11:10

Session 2

11:10
- 12:00

How Does Hedge Fund Activism Reshape Corporate Innovation?

Speakers:
Discussant:
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How Does Hedge Fund Activism Reshape Corporate Innovation?

Time:
11:10h
- 12:00h

Speakers

Discussants

12:00
- 12:50

Job Creation: The Role of Foreign Venture Capital

Speakers:
Thomas Hellmann
Discussant:
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Job Creation: The Role of Foreign Venture Capital

Time:
12:00h
- 12:50h

Speakers

Prof
Thomas Hellmann

Discussants

12:50
- 14:00

Lunch

14:00

Session 3

14:00
- 14:50

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Effects of Passive Investors on Activism

Speakers:
Ian Appel
Discussant:
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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Effects of Passive Investors on Activism

Time:
14:00h
- 14:50h

Speakers

Ian Appel

Discussants

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Adapting to Radical Change: The Benefits of Short-Horizon Investors

Time:
14:50h
- 15:40h

Speakers

Discussants

15:40
- 16:00

Coffee

16:00

Session 4

16:00
- 16:50

Do Institutional Investors Monitor their Large vs. Small Investments Differently? Evidence from the Say-On-Pay Vote

Speakers:
Russ Wermers
Discussant:
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Do Institutional Investors Monitor their Large vs. Small Investments Differently? Evidence from the Say-On-Pay Vote

Time:
16:00h
- 16:50h

Speakers

Russ Wermers

Discussants

18:30

Dinner

Speakers

Prof
Thomas Hellmann
Robert Jackson

Presentations

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The Allocation of Corporate Power between Shareholders and Managers

Time:
09:55h
- 10:40h

Speakers

Back to all presentations

Corporate governance through voice and exit: Evidence from Standard Life Investments

Time:
10:40h
- 11:30h

Speakers

Discussants

Back to all presentations

Institutional investors and corporate political activism

Time:
11:45h
- 12:35h

Speakers

Discussants

A Collaborative theory of the Corporation and its Implications for Corporate Structure

Back to all presentations

A Collaborative theory of the Corporation and its Implications for Corporate Structure

Time:
13:45h
- 14:35h

Speakers

Discussants

Back to all presentations

Soft Shareholder Activism

Time:
15:45h
- 16:35h

Speakers

Discussants

Sivan Frenkel

Activist Directors and Information Leakage

Professor
Robert Jackson
Back to all presentations

Activist Directors and Information Leakage

Time:
09:00h
- 09:50h

Speakers

Professor
Robert Jackson

Discussants

Back to all presentations

Activism, Strategic Trading, and Liquidity

Time:
09:50h
- 10:40h

Speakers

Discussants

Zvi Wiener
Back to all presentations

How Does Hedge Fund Activism Reshape Corporate Innovation?

Time:
11:10h
- 12:00h

Speakers

Discussants

Job Creation: The Role of Foreign Venture Capital

Prof
Thomas Hellmann
Back to all presentations

Job Creation: The Role of Foreign Venture Capital

Time:
12:00h
- 12:50h

Speakers

Prof
Thomas Hellmann

Discussants

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Effects of Passive Investors on Activism

Ian Appel