ECGI Annual Members' Meeting

ECGI Annual Members' Meeting

The event brings together international academics and practitioners in the field of corporate governance for the AGM, Annual Lecture, and Working Paper Prize-giving ceremony which are typically preceded by an informal members’ dinner.

In the past, the annual lectures have been delivered by Per Strömberg, Francesca Cornelli, Julian Franks, Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden and many other respected academics.

The Finance Series prize of €5,000, sponsored by Standard Life Investments, the global asset manager, is awarded to the best paper each year in the ECGI Working Paper Finance Series. ECGI Research Members who have won this prize include: Mariassunta Giannetti, Henri Servaes, Eitan Goldman, Rui Albuquerque, and Per Strömberg.

The Law Series prize of €5,000, sponsored by Allen & Overy LLP, the international law firm, is awarded to the best paper each year in the ECGI Working Paper Finance Series. ECGI Research Members who have won this prize include: Ronald Gilson, Holger Spamann, Mark Roe, Katharina Pistor and Martin Gelter.

Past events

The ECGI Annual Members Meeting 2017 took place on 27-28 April 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The event comprised of a dinner, AGM, Lecture and Prize-giving ceremony.

 

2017 Working Paper Prize-giving

Date:
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 19:00
Location:
IMD Business School, Lausanne, Switzerland

The ECGI Annual Members Meeting 2016 took place on 21 and 22 April 2016 in London, UK. The event comprised of a dinner, AGM, Lecture and Prize-giving ceremony.

Annual Lecture:

Date:
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 19:00
Location:
THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, HOUGHTON ST, LONDON WC2A 2AE, UNITED KINGDOM

Thanks to the generosity of Professor Øyvind Bøhren, Professor of Financial Economics at the Norwegian Business School, the General Assembly took place at the BI on Friday morning, followed by the 2015 ECGI Annual Lecture and the announcement of the winners of the 2015 Working Paper prizes.

Date:
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 19:00
Location:
BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo

The ECGI Annual Members Meeting 2014 took place on 28 and 29 April 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. The event comprised of a dinner, AGM, Lecture and Prize-giving ceremony.

2014 Working Paper Prize-giving:

Date:
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 19:00
Location:
the Royal Academy of Belgium, Palais des Académies, rue Ducale 1, 1000 Bruxelles

The ECGI Annual Members Meeting 2013 took place in Dublin on 15-16 May. On Thursday, 16 May, the General Assembly and Oxford Union-style debate on the motion that "This House believes that the shareholder-oriented corporation is flawed" that follows both took place at the offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dublin.

Date:
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 19:00
Location:
PwC Dublin

The ECGI Annual Members Meeting 2012 took place in Stockholm on 26-27 April. On Friday 27 April, the General Assembly and Annual Lecture were held at the Royal Coin Cabinet, Stockholm.

Date:
Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 19:00
Location:
PwC Dublin

The ECGI Annual Members Meeting 2011 took place in Amsterdam on 7-8 April.  On Friday 8 April, the General Assembly and Annual Lecture was held at the Duisenberg School of Finance.

Date:
Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 19:00
Location:
the Duisenberg School of Finance, Gustav Mahlerplein 117, 1082 MS Amsterdam

The ECGI Annual Members Meeting 2010 took place in Luxembourg on 6-7 May.  On Friday 7 May, the General Assembly and Annual Lecture was held at the University of Luxembourg. ECGI Fellow, Professor Patrick Bolton, Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia Business School, gave the Annual Lecture on the theme of Rewarding Illusory Alpha: Governance and the Crisis.

Date:
Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 19:00
Location:
Campus Limpertsberg, University of Luxembourg

The ECGI's seventh General Assembly took place on Friday 17 April 2009 at the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Paris. The Annual Lecture was given by Professor Franklin Allen, Nippon Life Professor of Finance and Economics at the The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and ECGI Fellow.

Date:
Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 19:00
Location:
Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The ECGI's sixth General Assembly took place on Friday 11 April 2008 at the IESE Business School, Barcelona. The Annual Lecture was given by Professor Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Professor Entrepreneurship & Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Date:
Thursday, April 10, 2008 - 19:00
Location:
IESE, University of Navarra, Barcelona

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.

Date:
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 19:00
Location:
Institute for Law and Finance, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt

The ECGI's fourth General Assembly took place on Thursday 9 March 2006 at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich. It was followed by a keynote speech "Corporate Governance and Behavioural Finance" given by Professor René Stulz and an Oxford Union-style debate on the motion “This House believes that company top executives should be paid like government ministers”.

Date:
Wednesday, March 9, 2005 - 16:00
Location:
ETH Zentrum, Rämistrasse 101, GEP Pavillon, Zurich

The ECGI's third General Assembly took place in Milan at SDA Bocconi School of Management on Wednesday, 9 March. There was a panel discussion on the European Commission's Corporate Governance Action Plan, followed by a reception and dinner, kindly sponsored by SDA Bocconi with assistance from Panthera Software.

Date:
Wednesday, March 9, 2005 - 16:00
Location:
SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan

The ECGI Annual Members Meeting 2004 took place on 10 March 2004 in London, UK. The event comprised of the AGM, an Annual Lecture and  a dinner.

2004 Interim Report

A report showing the ECGI's progress in its first nine months of 2004 can be found on this website. Click here to access the whole report.

Date:
Wednesday, March 10, 2004 - 17:00
Location:
London Business School, Regents Park, London

The first General Assembly of the ECGI took place in Brussels on 15th January 2003. Over 50 members attended the meeting.

2003 Interim Report

A report showing the ECGI's progress in its first nine months can be found on this website. Click here to access the whole report.

ECGI Annual Lecture 2003

Date:
Wednesday, January 15, 2003 - 17:00
Location:
Fortis, Brussels

Date:
Tuesday, January 15, 2002 - 17:00
Location:
Bibliothèque Solvay, Brussels