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2007 General Assembly, Annual Lecture and Debate
Thursday, 19 April 2007
Institute for Law and Finance, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt


General Assembly
(for ECGI members only)
All meetings in room 18.11 Casino Westend (second floor) unless otherwise stated (see Directions)

15:45 - 17.15

Chair:
Antonio Borges
ECGI Chairman

Antonio Borges, ECGI Chairman

Open Meeting
(open to ECGI members and invited guests)

17.45 - 17.55 Introduction    
17.55-18.40

Keynote speech: The New Vote Buying
Professor Bernard Black

Hayden W. Head Regents Chair for Faculty Excellence and Professor of Law,
University of Texas at Austin School of Law and ECGI Fellow
Q&A

Professor Bernard Black, Hayden W. Head Regents Chair for Faculty Excellence and Professor of Law,  University of Texas at Austin School of Law and ECGI Fellow

Oxford Union-style Debate
(open to ECGI members and invited guests)

18.40-19.55 Motion: “This House believes that long-term shareholders should have double voting rights ”
In the chair:

Professor Colin Mayer, Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Management Studies, Said Business School, University of Oxford and ECGI Fellow
Professor Colin Mayer, Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Management Studies, Said Business School, University of Oxford and ECGI Fellow

Proposing the motion:
Bertrand Collomb, Chairman of Lafarge
Seconded by:
Christophe Clerc, Counsel, Shearman & Sterling LLP


Bertrand Collomb, Chairman of Lafarge

Christophe Clerc, Counsel, Shearman & Sterling LLP

Opposing the motion:
Guy Jubb, Head of Corporate Governance, Standard Life Investments
Seconded by:
Ernst Maug
, Professor for Corporate Finance, Mannheim Business School, University of Mannheim
Guy Jubb, Head of Corporate Governance, Standard Life Investments Ernst Maug, Professor for Corporate Finance, Mannheim Business School, University of Mannheim

Dinner and Presentation of the 2007 ECGI Working Paper Series Prizes
(open to ECGI members and invited guests)

20.00-22.30 Drinks and Dinner
 
 

Over dinner, presentations were made to the winners of the 2007 Egon Zehnder International prize, the Standard Life Investments Finance prize and the De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek Law prize

See details of these prizes and of the winners in 2007



The ECGI is grateful for the support for this event from Deutsche Bank