2013 Prize winners

2013 Prize winners

With the generous support of Aberdeen Standard Investments and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, the ECGI awards annual prizes for the best papers published in the ECGI Finance and Law Working Paper series.

Past sponsors include Allen & Overy (2008 -2018), De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (2005-2008) and Egon Zehnder International (2005-2008).

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    The winners of the two prizes in the 2013 Working Paper Competition were announced at ECGI's General Assembly held in Dublin on 16 May 2013.


    The Standard Life Investments Finance Prize

    The €5,000 prize for the best paper in the Finance series is sponsored by the leading investment company, Standard Life Investments.

    The winning paper:

    Fiduciary Duties and Equity-Debtholder Conflicts

    ECGI Finance Working Paper No. 330/2012

    The authors of this paper are Bo Becker, Harvard Business School and NBER, and Per Strömberg, Stockholm School of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, CEPR, NBER and ECGI


    The Allen & Overy Law Prize

    The €5,000 prize for the best paper in the Law series is sponsored by the international legal practice, Allen & Overy.

    The winning paper:

    The Pension System and the Rise of Shareholder Primacy

    ECGI Law Working Paper No. 191/2012

    The author of this paper is Martin Gelter, Fordham University School of Law and ECGI