American Law Institute

Controlling shareholders and corporate governance
Better monitors or more self-dealing?

27th June 2006
Charlemagne Building, Brussels

European Corporate Governance Institute

A free all-day conference co-sponsored by the American Law Institute and the European Corporate Governance Institute
List of those who attended
William Allen
Nusbaum Professor of Law and Business, Director, Center for Law and Busines, New York University
Franklin Allen
Nippon Life Professor of Finance and Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Brigitte Arhold
Director, AESC EMEA
Javier Arias
Head European Affairs, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
Teresa Cristina Athayde Marcondes
Lawyer, Unibanco
Andre Atkins
General Electric
Rashid Bahar
Senior Research Assistant, University of Geneva
Gintautas Bartkus
Managing partner / Advocate, Jurevičius, Balčiūnas & Bartkus
Marco Becht
Executive Director, ECGI
Hans-Ulrich Beck
Representing Agent, SiRi Company/European Corporate Governance Service
David Bennett
Head of Office, City Office, Brussels
Nathalie Berger
Administrator, European Commission
Florence Bindelle
Executive Manager, FERMA
Hanne Birkmose
Assistant Professor, Aarhus School of Business
Barbara Blesch
Senior Manager, Legal Policy, DaimlerChrysler
Patrick Bolton
Professor, Columbia Business School
Erik Bomans
Partner, Deminor
Jeremy Booker
Vice-President Corporate Governance, BP p.l.c.
Nicolina Bordian
Research Analyst, ISS
Antonio Borges
Chairman, ECGI
John Bowen-Walsh
Technical Executive, Institute of Chartered Accountants
Michael Brueckner
BDI
Paulo Câmara
Assistant Professor, Lisbon Faculty of Law, CMVM
Arturo Capasso
Professor of Corporate Governance, Universita degli Studi del Sannio
Silvio Capone
Brussels' Representative Office, Banca d'Italia
Elena A. Cappella
Deputy Director, American Law Institute
Jean-Nicolas Caprasse
Managing Director, Institutional Shareholder Services Europe
Alessandra Casale
Representative Office, Assonime
Michael Castelló Vogt
Senior Associate, ISS Europe
Marco Casula
Policy Advisor, Istituto Centrale Banche Popolari Italiane
Jan Ceuleers
Senior Network Architect, Alcatel
Eva Chauvet
Research Analyst, ISS
Jérôme Chauvin
Director-Legal Affairs Department, UNICE
Brian Cheffins
Professor, Faculty of Law, Univ of Cambridge
George Chriakis
Analyst, Fidelity International
Matt Christensen
Executive Director, Eurosif
Blanaid Clarke
senior lecturer in law, university college dublin
Antonino Colombo
Researcher, Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei
Koen Coppenholle
Senior Counsel European Affairs, General Electric
Jenny Cosco
Government Affairs, Goldman Sachs
Rafael Couto Guimaraes
Lawyer, Osmar Brina Corrêa Lima Advogados
Phillipe Croene
Stagaire, European Commission
Christiane Cunningham
Avocat Associé, Laga
Mike Cuthbert
Senior Tutor in Law, University of Northampton
George Dallas
Managing Director, Standard & Poor's
Georg Danell
Managing Partner, Kreab
Christian Day
Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law
William Dazy
Consultant, Public Affairs, Hill & Knowlton
JS de Bloois
Erasmus University
Odile de Brosses
Directrice service juridique, AFEP
Maria Cristiana De Giovanni di Santa Severina
Lawyer, EU Commission
Philippe Decleire
Managing Director, JADRE s.a.
Pier Luigi Della Valle
Executive Board Member, International Center of Law
Pierre Delsaux
European Commission
Marc Deschamps
Member of the Advisory Board, AB
David Devlin
President, FEE (European Federation of Accountants)
Giulia Di Tommaso
Director Legal Policy and International Relations, Unilever
Philippa Dodd
Legal Counsel, Royal Dutch Shell plc
Angel Domínguez Fernández-Burgos
Financial Analyst, CNMV
Gaël du Bouëtiez
Senior Consultant, Cabinet Stewart
Christel Dumas
Marketing Manager, ISS Europe
Tristan Dutry
Researcher, Belgian Governance Institute
Ylva Edmundsson Nordin
Assistant Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Erich Eggenhofer
Administrator, European Commission
Beatrice Engstrom-Bondy
Senior Advisor, Investor AB
Luca Enriques
Professor, University of Bologna
Gerben Everts
Financial Services Policy, European Commission
Björn Fasterling
Professor, EDHEC Business School
Ralf Fischer zu Cramburg
Head of Brussels Office, Deutsches Aktieninstitut
Stephen Fraidin
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Paul Fraix
European Commission
Noémie Francheterre
European Banking Federation
Bénédicte Francois
Chargée d'enseignement, Université Panthéon-Assas
Florence Francois-Poncet
Administrator, European Commission
Julian Franks
Professor, LBS
Dorien Fransens
Secretary General, European Association of Listed Companies AISBL-IVZW
Francesco Frova
Corporate Governance Rating Analyst, ISS Europe
Barbara Gabor
stagiaire, European Commission
Bettina Gaede
PhD student, Max-Planck-Institut, Hamburg
Richard Gaffin
US Mission to EU
Alexianne Galea
Stagiaire, Legal Service
Sofia Galipienso
Assistant European Affairs Representative, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
Annika Galle
Assistent Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Barbara Gallist
Advisor, German Banking Association
Sebastian Gerlach
Director, Kreab
Ronald Gilson
Meyers Prof. of Law and Business, Stanford Law School
Cynthia A Glassman
Commissioner, SEC
Laura González Zulaica
Conseil des Notariats de l'UE
Krzysztof Grabowski
Councellor General, Polish Securities and Exchanges Commission
Doris Grass
Journalist, Financial Times Deutschland
Klaus Gressenbauer
Director Internal Audit, European Central Bank
Jaan Grünberg
Ass Professor, Uppsala University
Susannah Haan
Assistant Drector, Public Affairs, Fidelity International
Dittmar Hagedorn
Of Counsel, Graf Kanitz, Schüppen & Partner
Carsten Hanewinkel
Program Manager, IDS GmbH - Analysis and Reporting Services / Allianz Group
Paul Hewitt
Business Development Manager, Manifest
Hans-Christoph Hirt
Associate Director, Hermes Investment Management Limited
Saskia Horsch
EGIP
John Houston
Executive Chairman, Houston Consulting Europe
Alexis Hul
Operations Specialist, ISS Europe
Jonathan Hunt
Head of Corporate Governance, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
Stinne Ivoe
Reserach Fellow, University of Copenhagen
Jyrki Jauhiainen
Counsellor of Legislation, Ministry of Justice
Søren Thor Jensen
Assistant General Counsel, Novo Nordisk
Robin Jezek
Policy Officer, City Office in Brussels
Bess Joffe
Manager, Hermes
Anne-Marie Jourdan
Senior Legal Counsel, Fonds de Reserve pour les Retraites
Timo Kaisanlahti
Head of Legal Affairs, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Persefoni Kapellaki
Stagiaire, European Commission
Zsofia Kerecsen
Administrator, European Commission
Stéphane Kerjean
Senior Legal Counsel, European Central Bank
Arman Khachaturyan
Reengineering Director / Associate Fellow, ArmenTel / CEPS
David Kidd
Partner, Egon Zehnder International
André Kilesse
President, Institut des Reviseurs d'Entreprises
Philipp Klages
Doctoral Student, Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies
René S. Klein
Corporate Governance Rating Analyst, ISS - Institutional Shareholder Services
Kathleen Kollewe
Researcher, European Trade Union Institute
Stefanie Kornatz
Stagiaire, European Commission
Jens Valdemar Krenchel
Judge, The High Court of Eastern Denmark
Benedikt P. Kuttenkeuler
Vice President, Siemens GA EU Affairs
Andrew Laidlaw
Internal Market Policy Executive, Law Societies' Joint Brussels Office
Joseph Lee
Lecturer in Business Law, University of Nottingham
Ian Lee
University of Toronto
Pierre-Henri Leroy
President, Proxinvest
Oleksandra Levchenko
Law student (LL.M.), University College London
Lance Liebman
Director, Parker School for International and Comparative Law, Columbia University
Khin Gwan Mark Liem
Analyst, Euroclear Bank
Carlos Lucena
Telles de Abreu e Associados Soc. de Advogados RL
Erin Lynch
Account Manager, Europe Analytica
Arnaud Maheas
Responsable du bureau de Bruxelles, AFEP
Roberto Mancone
Head of Corporate Banking - Milano, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro
Leonie Marder
Intern, Institutional Shareholder Services
Antony Marsden
Manager, Corporate Governance, Henderson Global Investors
Helmuth Martin
Director, Commerzbank EU-Liaison Office
Graham Mather
President, European Policy Forum
Gudrun Mauerhofer
Senior Expert, European Commission
Ernst Maug
Professor of Corporate Finance, University of Mannheim
Mieszko Mazur
PhD candidate, Marie Curie Fellow, Sabanci University, ECGTN
Charlie McCreevy
Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, European Commission
Michel Meijs
Executive Vice President Public Relations ABP Investments, ABP
John Mellor
Chairman and Visiting Professor, Foundation for Independent Directors and Bristol Business School
Anne-Françoise Mélot
European Commission
Robert Melville
Senior Lecturer in Management, Cass Business School
Jeremy Miller
Web Editor, ECGI
Christine Miller
ECGI Membership, ECGI
Peter Montagnon
Association of British Insurers
Thomas Morel
Houston Consulting Europe
Paul Moxey
Head of Corporate Governance & Risk Management, ACCA
Roderick Munsters
Chief Investment Officer, ABP
Frank Nassauer
Vice President, Deutsche Bank AG
Stilpon Nestor
Principal, Nestor Advisors Ltd
Kurt Anker Nielsen
Board member, Novo Nordisk
Veronica Nobili
Resercher, Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei
Henri Olivier
Secretary General, Fédération des Experts Comptables Européens
Michael Olympios
Chief Consultant, Allied Business Consultants
Mark Otto
Partner, New Europe Strategic Advisers
Alessio M. Pacces
Researcher, Bank of Italy
Teodora Paligorova
Junior Researcher, CERGE-EI
Peter Parez
LL.M. student / lawyer, McGill University
Krista Parve
Lawyer, Financial Supervision Authority
Francesca Passamonti
Responsible for EU Affairs, Banca Intesa
Michael Payne
Institutional Shareholder Services
Blandine Pellat
Reasearch analyst, ISS
Jan Persson
General Counsel, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Martin Pfaendler
Head Executive Remuneration, Syngenta International AG
Laura Poots
Ex-President, Oxford Union
Dorothee Post
Researcher, FernUniversität Hagen
Audrius Pranckevicius
European Commission
Nico C Raabe
PhD student, Humboldt University of Berlin
Lisa Rabbe
Executive Director, Goldman Sachs International
Shanthy Rachagan
Senior Lecturer, Monash University Malaysia
Roderick Ramage
Solicitor,
Sally Ramage
Author,
Kastuv Ray
Audit Consultant, Green Lantern 35 Ltd
Simon Recker
Financial Reporting Adviser, European Savings Banks Group
David Reeb
Fuller Resarch Fellow and Associate Professor, Temple University
Wendy Reed
Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Michael Reedich
Attorney, U.S. SEC
Sibylle Reichert
Permanent Representative, AEIP
Arad Reisenberg
Lecturer in Law, Warwick University/ University College London
Béatrice Richez
Secretary General, European Confederation of Directors Associations
Jonathan Rickford
Professor, London School of Economics
Göran Riegnell
Senior Partner, Kreab
Axel Rindborg
EGIP
Ida Rosenberg
Chief Special Adviser, Danish Commerce and Companies Agency
Werner Ruess
EU Affairs Manager, Michelin
Kristian Røed
Officer, EFTA
Bekir Safak
Specialist, Capital Markets Board of Turkey
Catherine Salmon
Research manager, ISS France
Stefan Sandström
Research Director, SNS - Swedish Center for Business and Policy Studies
Paolo Santella
National Expert, European Commission
Bernard Santen
associate professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Jean-pierre Schaeken Willemaers
Vice-Chairman, unit international
Alexander Schaub
European Commission
Nina Schindler
Legal Adviser, EACB
Matthias Schmidt-Gerdts
BDI
Rainer Schmiedchen
National Expert, European Commission
David Schraa
Director, Regulatory Affairs, Institute of International Finance
Matthias Schueppen
RA/WP/StB, Graf Kanitz, Schüppen & Partner
David Schwander
Legal adviser, European Association of Public Banks (EAPB)
Lisa Scordato
Analyst, ITPS
Leonardo Sforza
Head Research and EU Affairs, Hewitt Associates
Ghulam Shabbir Babar
Lawyer, Babar & Malgnai Associates
Aldo Siragusa
Honorary head of division, E.U. Council
Beate Sjåfjell
Research Fellow, Centre for European Law. University of Oslo
Antigoni Skylakou
Research Analyst, Institutional Shareholder Services Europe
Aud Slettemoen
Legal adviser, Ministry of Justice, Norway
Saskia Slomp
Technical Director, FEE (European Federation of Accountants)
Richard Smerdon
Editor, Practical Governance, Wolters Kluwer Group
Roxane Smyth
Senior Consultant, Cabinet Stewart
Pierre Sonigo
Secretary General, FERMA
Anne Sorensen
Corporate Governance Analyst, Governance for Owners
Shauna Steele
Senior Counsel, US Securities and Exchange Commission
Hendrik Tiesinga
Senior Researcher, ECGS/PIRC
Elizabeth Tijssen
Ministry of Finance
Alina Anghelina Timoasca
Counsellor of EU Integration, Central Finance and Contracs Unit / Ministry of Public Finance
Javier Tizado
Attorney, Bruchou, Fernandez Madero, Lombardi & Mitrani
Shann Turnbull
Australian Advisor, Hermes Focus Asset Management Limited
Runa Urheim
Senior Analyst Corporate Governance, Norges Bank Investment Management
Willem van Casteren
Lecturer, Utrecht University
Christoph Van der Elst
Professor, University of Tilburg
Annette van der Krogt
Analyst Corporate Governance, ABN AMRO Asset Management
Florentine van Lookeren Campagne
Journalist, Nederlandse Staatscourant
Dragan Veljovic
PhD candidate, University of Paris 1
Cristina Vespro
ISS
Frederik Vinten
PhD Student, Center for Corporate Governance, Copenhagen Business School
Gudrun Waldenström
European Commission
Adam Walendzik
DG Research, European Commission
Jacob Wallenberg
Chairman, Investor
Ruth Wandhöfer
Adviser, European Banking Federation
Thomas Wegner
CPFinance
Erik Welin
ISS Europe
Guido Wünschmann
Market Policy, Deutsche Börse Group
George Zavvos
Legal Adviser, European Commission
Christine Zoellner
Research Assistant, Universitaet Hamburg
Andrea Zorzi
Attorney, Forlati Minelli Rizzi
Genovefa-Eirini Zournatzidi
Stagiaire, European Commission
The ECGI is grateful for support for the 2006 Conference from
Telecom Italia
The European Commission
Goldman Sachs International