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Shareholder Conflicts and Dividends

Controlling shareholders may feel tempted to capture benefits for themselves at other shareholders’ expense. For instance, the majority...Read more

Janis Berzins
Øyvind Bøhren
Bogdan Stacescu
06 October 2017

The Threat of Intervention

One of the fundamental issues in modern corporate finance is the problem of separation of firm ownership from control. The gap between management...Read more

Vyacheslav Fos
Charles Kahn
27 May 2019

A Theory of Financial Media

In this paper we aim to better understand the economic role of financial journalists. Although there is a growing body of empirical research...Read more

Eitan Goldman
Jordan Martel
Jan Schneemeier
25 March 2020

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Prof. Colin Mayer (Said Business School, University of Oxford) presents his paper on "Evolution of ownership: Its impact on corporate governance" at the "Corporate Governance And Ownership With Diverse Shareholders" conference at IESE Business School, Barcelona. Discussion of the paper is then presented by Prof. Charlotte Ostergaard (BI Norwegian Business School). The full paper and slides from this presentation can be downloaded here: ecgi.global/content/corporate-governance-and-ownership-diverse-shareholders#!event-programme

17 January 2020

Prof. John Coffee (Columbia Law School) presents his paper on "Activist Directors and Agency Costs: What happens When an Activist Director Goes on the Board?" at the "Corporate Governance And Ownership With Diverse Shareholders" conference at IESE Business School, Barcelona. The full paper and slides from this presentation can be downloaded here: ecgi.global/content/corporate-governance-and-ownership-diverse-shareholders#!event-programme

17 January 2020

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