CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND DOCUMENTATION

First Session

State of play regarding Corporate Governance in Europe.
Lessons from the Crisis and Reforms of the Corporate Governance Principles: Regulation vs. Recommendation.

• The UK Corporate Governance Code (June 2010). Updated roles for Chairman & Board Directors. Company risks, Board evaluation and others.
Mr. Chris Hodge, Representative of the Financial Reporting Council FRC, Corporate Governance.
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• The situation in the United States
Ms. Wendy Semel, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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Second Session

The Board Directors Remuneration.
• The implementation of the recommendation on Directors' remuneration of listed companies and on remuneration in the financial services sector.

Speaker:
Ms. Zsofia Kerecsen Policy Officer in DG Internal Market, Company Law and Corporate Governance Unit of the European Commission.
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• Round Table:
Mr. Juan Alvarez-Vijande, Chairman of ecoDa and Executive Director of IC-A.
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Mr. Jaime Carvajal Urquijo, Board Director of IC-A and Chairman of the Remunerations Committee of Listed International Business Group.
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Ms. Mais Hayek, Corporate Governance for Europe of Hermes.
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Third Session

The point of view of investors, markets and companies.

• The Market's Experience
Ms. Edna Sousa de Holanda, Business Development Director, Bovespa/ Novo Mercado, Brasil.
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• The English Proposal regarding a Code of Conduct for Institutional Investors.
Mr. Peter Montagnon, Designated Senior Investment Advisor, FRC.
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• Opinion of the European Companies.
Ms. Joëlle Simon, Chair of Businesseurope's Legal Affairs Committee.
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Fourth Session

Corporate Governance in Context.

• Developments in relation with Anti-takeover measures and Inside Information.
Mr. Christophe Clerc, Marccus Partners.
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• Foreseeable evolution of Takeover Bids in Europe.
Mr. John Wilcox, Chairman of SODALI.
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• Reform of the Board Directors' liability.
Mr. Javier Juste Mencía, Professor in Commercial Law of the University of Castilla La Mancha.
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Fifth Session

Good Corporate Governance for Unlisted Companies.

• The importance of SMEs in the European Economy.
Ms Agnès Thibault, Policy Officer, Directorate General of DG Enterprise and Industry of European Commission. SMEs Policy Development.
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• Corporate Governance Guidance and Principles for Unlisted Companies in Europe.
Ms. Lutgart Van den Berghe, Chairman of the Working Group on Corporate Governance for Unlisted companies of ecoDa. Download