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E.g., 2020-09-28
E.g., 2020-09-28

Estimating the Need for Additional Bankruptcy Judges in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

We recently estimated the US bankruptcy system’s ability to absorb an anticipated surge of financial distress among American consumers, businesses, and municipalities as a result of COVID-19. An increase in the unemployment rate has historically been a leading indicator of the volume of bankruptcy filings that occur months later...

30 June 2020

Applications for ECGI Research Membership

The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) is seeking to appoint leading research scholars as Research Members of the institute. ECGI operates as a global network and as such applications are welcome from all locations and no physical presence is required at the Institute's administrative office in Brussels. Applications will be processed by a specifically appointed Research Member Committee every two years.

23 June 2020

The Differential Health, Economic and Financial Effects of the COVID-19 Crisis and the Impact of the Crisis on Boards of Directors and Regulators

In April 2020, Monash University hosted the first session of the ECGI/GCGC 24 hour global webinar on The COVID-19 Crisis and Its Aftermath: Corporate Governance Implications and Policy Challenges. The Monash University session, which I chaired, comprised two panel discussions of key corporate governance and financial issues relating to the COVID-19 crisis....

09 June 2020