Corporate Governance Standards
and
Financial Stability

European Corporate Governance Institute
Tuesday, 9th September 2008
Charlemagne Building, Brussels

A free all-day conference organised by the European Corporate Governance Institute, the Brookings Institution and Columbia Law School.
The organisers
are grateful for support for the 2008 Conference from the European Commission
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Welcome

Jörgen Holmquist
Director General for "Internal Market and Services"
European Commission
Antonio Borges
Chairman
European Corporate Governance Institute


18 mins 20 secs

Session 1 – Keynote speech

Charlie McCreevy

European Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services
Q&A

39 mins 53 secs

Session 2 – Finance
Moderator
Professor Colin Mayer
Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Management Studies
Said Business School, University of Oxford

ECGI Fellow
Panel
Professor Charles Calomiris
Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions
Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
Professor Ross Levine
James and Merryl Tisch Professor of Economics and Director, William R. Rhodes Center for International Economics
Brown University
Professor Paolo Volpin

Associate Professor of Finance, Institute of Finance and Accounting
London Business School
ECGI Research Associate


103 mins 37 secs

Session 3 – Law
Moderator

Professor Ronald Gilson
Marc & Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business,  Columbia Law School
Charles J. Meyers Professor of Law and Business, Stanford Law School
ECGI Fellow
Briefing
Professor Gérard Hertig
Professor of Law and Economics
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
ECGI Research Associate
Panel
Professor Allen Ferrell
Harvey Greenfield Professor of Securities Law
Harvard Law School
ECGI Research Associate
Professor Geoffrey Miller
Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law
NYU School of Law


82 mins 47 secs

Session 4 –Keynote speech

Commissioner Kathleen L. Casey
Securities and Exchange Commission
Q&A


33 mins 12 secs

Session 5 – Policy Forum Moderator
Lisa Rabbe
Managing Director, Government Affairs Department
Goldman Sachs International
Panel
Jos Streppel
Member of the Executive and Management Board and Chief Financial Officer
AEGON N.V.
Ethiopis Tafara
Director of the Office of International Affairs
United States Securities and Exchange Commission
David Wright

Deputy Director-General for the Internal Market and Services (DG MARKT)
European Commission
Eddy Wymeersch
Chairman
Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR)
ECGI Fellow

10 mins 34 secs

Session 6 – Summing up
Professor Marco Becht

Professor of Finance and Economics, Université Libre de Bruxelles;
ECGI Executive Director
Professor Ronald Gilson
Marc & Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business,  Columbia Law School
Charles J. Meyers Professor of Law and Business, Stanford Law School
ECGI Fellow

12 mins 25 secs

The ECGI is grateful for the sponsorship of the 2008 Conference by: