European Commission Action Plan on Company Law and Corporate Governance
DG Markt, European Commission, Brussels
Thierry Stoll Room, 2, Rue de Spa, 1000 Brussels
Wednesday 23 January 2013

An academic conference to discuss the European Commission's Action Plan on Company Law and Corporate Governance which was published on 12 December 2012 and associated policy proposals. Attendance is by invitation only.

Introduction | Programme | Report of proceedings | List of participants | Background papers

List of meeting participants

Professor Marco Becht
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of Finance and Economics
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Professor Arturo Bris
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of Finance
IMD
Professor Mike Burkart
(ECGI Research member)
Gosta Olson Professor of Finance
Stockholm School of Economics
Professor Pierre-Henri Conac
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of Commercial and Company Law
Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg
Paul Coombes
(Sponsor)
Chairman
Centre for Corporate Governance, London Business School
David Devlin
(Guest)
Partner
PwC Dublin
Professor Holger Fleischer
(ECGI Research member)
Director
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Professor Julian Franks
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of Finance
London Business School
Professor Paolo Giudici
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of Business Law
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Leo Goldschmidt
(ECGI Board member)
Honorary Managing Partner
Bank Degroof
Professor Maria Gutierrez Urtiaga
(ECGI Research member)
Associate Professor
Department of Business and Finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Jeroen Hooijer
(European Commission)
Head of Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility Unit
DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission
Professor Klaus Hopt
(ECGI Research member)
Emeritus Professor
Max-Planck Institut fur Auslandisches und Internationales Privatrecht
Pernilla Klein
(Guest)
Deputy CEO
SNS - Centre for Business and Policy Studies
Per Lekvall
(Guest)
Member
Swedish Corporate Governance Board
Dr Stefano Lombardo
(ECGI Research member)
Assistant Professor of Economic Law
Free University of Bolzano
Professor Colin Mayer
(ECGI Research member)
Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies
Said Business School, University of Oxford
Professor Joseph McCahery
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of International Economic Law and Professor of Financial Market Regulation
Tilburg University Faculty of Law and Tilburg Law and Economics Center
Jeremy Miller
(ECGI Conference report editor)
Communications Director
European Corporate Governance Institute
Professor Peter Muelbert
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of Law, and Director of the Center for German and International Law of Financial Services
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Professor Alessio Pacces
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of Law and Finance
Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
Professor Fausto Panunzi
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of Economics
Istituto di Economia Politica & IGIER, Università Bocconi
Lisa Rabbe
(ECGI Board member)
Managing Director, Head of Public Policy - EMEA
Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited
Professor Maria Isabel Saez Lacave
(Guest)
Associate Professor, Department of Private Law
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Joanna Sikora
(European Commission)
Policy Officer, Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility Unit
DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission
Richard Smerdon
(ECGI Conference rapporteur)
Editor
Practical Governance
Tom Snels
(European Commission)
Policy Officer, Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility Unit
DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission
Ruta Steckiene
(Guest)
Attache
Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU
Professor Karin Thorburn
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of Finance
Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH)
Professor Christoph Van Der Elst
(ECGI Research member)
Professor of Business Law
Tilburg University
Conor Verdon
(Guest)
Company Law
Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
Professor Theo Vermaelen
(ECGI Research member)
The Schroders Chaired Professor of International Finance and Asset Management
INSEAD
Daniela Weber-Rey
(ECGI Board member)
Rechtsanwältin, Partner, Attorney at Law (New York), LL.M. (Columbia University)
Clifford Chance

The ECGI is grateful to the London Business School’s Centre for Corporate Governance for the sponsorship of this meeting
and for the support of the European Commission