An Academic Life in Law and Finance

Commemorating Brigitte Haar

An Academic Life in Law and Finance

  • 24 September 2019
  • Goethe University Frankfurt

About the event:

The conference remembered our late colleague Professor Brigitte Haar who passed away much too early this spring. Brigitte was Professor of Private German, European, and International Business Law at the Goethe University Frankfurt and a Research Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). The event brought together scholars who were close personal and professional companions of Brigitte and shared her passion for comparative and interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of law, finance and economics. Speakers presented research that related to Brigitte’s oeuvre and indicated how her way of thinking about corporate governance and finance provided a trajectory for innovative scholarship in the field that pushes the knowledge frontier.

The conference was organised by The Center for Advanced Studies on the Foundations of Law and Finance at Goethe University, The Research Center “Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe“ (SAFE), and the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

Organisers:

Rainer Haselmann, Program Director, Research Center SAFE, Goethe University Frankfurt; Klaus J. Hopt, Director and Emeritus Professor, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and ECGI; Katharina Pistor, Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School and Director of the Law School’s Center on Global Legal Transformation, and ECGI; Tobias H. Tröger, Professor of Private Law, Trade and Business Law, Jurisprudence | Research Center SAFE | Center for Financial Studies and ECGI.

Information

Address:
House of Finance, Campus Westend, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Contact:
Elaine McPartlan
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Tuesday 24 September 2019

10:30
- 11:00

Registration & Coffee

11:30
- 11:55

Disrupting Conventions: Brigitte Haar's contributions to New Legal Thought about Money and Finance

11:55
- 12:20

Corporate Governance of Financial Institutions

Speakers:
12:20
- 13:00

The Overstated Stewardship Potential of Index Funds

Speakers:
13:00
- 14:00

Lunch

14:00
- 14:40

N.N

14:40
- 15:20

ESG Disclosure and Performance: A Cross-Country Analysis

Speakers:
15:20
- 15:40

Coffee break

15:40
- 16:20

ESMA: Reflections at an Inflection Point

Speakers:
17:00
- 17:20

Coffee break

17:20
- 18:00

Venture Capital-backed firms and Trade Sales: Does Corporate Law Get It Right?

18:00
- 18:40

Stewardship and Shareholder Engagement in German Corporate Governance

19:00

Speakers‘ Dinner

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Presentations

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Disrupting Conventions: Brigitte Haar's contributions to New Legal Thought about Money and Finance

Time:
11:30h
- 11:55h

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Corporate Governance of Financial Institutions

Time:
11:55h
- 12:20h

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The Overstated Stewardship Potential of Index Funds

Time:
12:20h
- 13:00h

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ESG Disclosure and Performance: A Cross-Country Analysis

Time:
14:40h
- 15:20h

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ESMA: Reflections at an Inflection Point

Time:
15:40h
- 16:20h

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Lowballing

Time:
16:20h
- 17:00h

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Venture Capital-backed firms and Trade Sales: Does Corporate Law Get It Right?

Time:
17:20h
- 18:00h

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Stewardship and Shareholder Engagement in German Corporate Governance

Time:
18:00h
- 18:40h

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