Corporate Governance and the new Financial Regulation:
Complements or Substitutes?

European Corporate Governance Institute
Monday, 25th October 2010
Bibliotheque Solvay, Brussels

A free all-day conference under the auspices of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the European Commission, organised by the European Corporate Governance Institute, the Brookings Institution and Columbia Law School. The organisers are most grateful for the sponsorship of the 2010 Conference by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

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List of Registered Delegates
     
Mr Guilherme Abreu-Loureiro
Director, Instituto Português de Corporate Governance, Portugal
Dr Maria Aluchna
Assistant Professor, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
Mrs Valerie Andre
Student, London South Bank University, UK
Dr Stelios Andreadakis
Lecturer in Law, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Mr Tilman Anger
Policy Officer, American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, Belgium
Mrs Monique Bachner
Partner, Bachner Legal, Luxembourg
Mr Gerard-Jan Bais
Managing Director, Erste Europäische Pfandbrief- und Kommunalkreditbank AG in Luxemburg, Luxembourg
Mr Michel Barnier
Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, European Commission, Belgium (Speaker)
Mr Thibaut Barsacq
Research analyst, ISS, Belgium
Mr Maurice Bauer
Vice-President, Head of Legal and Complice, Luxembourg Stock Exchange, Luxembourg
Professor Marco Becht
Executive Director, ECGI, Belgium (Speaker)
Ms Helen Benjamin
Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, UK
Mrs Hilde Blomme
Director of Practice Regulation, FEE (Federation of European Accountants), Belgium
Mr Andreas Blomquist
Legal counsel, NASDAQ OMX, Sweden
Mr Thierry Blondeau
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Luxembourg
Professor Patrick Bolton
Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia Business School, USA (Speaker)
Mrs Valentine Bonnet
Head of corporate governance and ethics, AFG (Association Française de la gestion financière), France
Mr Antonio Borges
Chairman, ECGI, UK (Speaker)
Mr Jan Bremer
Head of EU-Relations Office, Deutsches Aktieninstitut, Belgium
Mrs Jocelyn Brown
Corporate Governance Advisor, Financial Reporting Council, UK
Ms Claire Bury
Head of Unit, DG Markt, European Commission, Belgium (Speaker)
Mrs Myriam Caro Catedra
Analyst, Banco Santander, Spain
Mrs Alessandra Casale
Head of office, assonime, Belgium
Mr Jan Cerfontaine
Voorzitter raad van bestuur, Argenta, Belgium
Dr Luca Cerioni
Lecturer in Commercial Law, Brunel University, UK
Ms Marie Chambourdon
Secretary General, Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs (ILA), Luxembourg
Mrs Brenda Childers
Managing Director, Amsterdam Institute of Finance, The Netherlands
Mrs Maria Chiara Cieri
Lawyer, Grimaldi e Associati Studio Legale, Italy
Mr David Clark
Executive Director, The Institute for Global Financial Integrity, Luxembourg
Mr Patrick Noel Clehane
Global Head of Regulatory & Public Policy Affairs, BDO, Belgium
Professor John Coffee
Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, USA (Speaker)
Professor Pierre-Henri Conac
Professor of Law, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Ms Aline Conchon
Researcher, European Trade Union Institute - ETUI, Belgium
Mr Michael Cooper
Senior Consultant, Hanover communications, Belgium
Mr Guillaume Cravero
, , France
Ms Christine Cumming
First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, USA (Speaker)
Ms Christiane Cunningham
Avocat Associé, Laga, Belgium
Mr James Davidson
Equity Ownership , Hermes Fund Managers , UK
Mrs Senthia De Buyst
Office Manager-designate, Channel Islands' Brussels Office, Fondation privée, Belgium
Mr Roland De Meulder
Advisor to the Board, European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing, Belgium
Mr Pierre Delsaux
Directeur, European Commission, Belgium
Mr David Devlin
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ireland (Speaker)
Ms Alessia Di Capua
Institutional relations, Assogestioni, Italy
Mr Andrea di Segni
Head of Operations, SODALI, Italy
Dr Marisa Doppler
Governmental Programs Executive, IBM Europe, Germany
Mrs Despina Doxaki
Attorney at Law, KGDI Law Firm, Greece
Mr Gaël du Bouëtiez
Senior Associate, Interel European Affairs, Belgium
Mr B Staffan Elmgren
Partner, Governance for Owners LLC, UK
Mr Julien Ernoult
Adviser, European Association of Public Banks, Belgium
Mr Sebastian Fairhurst
Secretary General, EFR, Belgium
Mr Jonathan Faull
Director General of DG Internal Market and Services , European Commission , Belgium (Speaker)
Mr Reid Feldman
Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, France
Professor Xavier Freixas
Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain (Speaker)
Mrs Sofia Galipienso
EU Affairs Manager, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Belgium
Mr Stefan Georgiev
Lead Analyst (Germany & Austria), ISS, Belgium
Ms Marie-Paul Gillen-Snyers
Director Secretary General, KBL European Private Bankers, Luxembourg
Mrs Véronique Gillet
Partner, Adeis S.A., Luxembourg
Professor Ron Gilson
Marc & Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business, Columbia Law School , USA (Speaker)
Mr Leo Goldschmidt
Director, ECGI, Belgium
Professor Jeffrey Gordon
Alfred W Bressler Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, USA (Speaker)
Mr Krzysztof Grabowski
Member, Polish Institute of Directors, Poland
Dr Aleksandra Gregoric
Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Business School, CCG, Denmark
Dr Manfred Gruenanger
Senior Legal Counsel, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Austria
Ms Susannah Haan
Secretary General, EuropeanIssuers, Belgium
Mr Luc Haegemans
Secretary General, BNP Paribas Fortis, Belgium
Mr Jacques Halperin
Managing partner, opale international, Belgium
Mrs Anette Hauff
Public Affairs Manager, Deutsche Bank AG, Belgium
Mr Paul Heiser
Partner, Adeis, Luxembourg
Professor Martin Hellwig
Director, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Germany (Speaker)
Mrs Emmanuelle Henniaux
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Luxembourg
Mr Daniel Ho
Director, Taiwan Financial supervisory Commission London office, UK
Mr Chris Hodge
Head of Corporate Governance, Financial Reporting Council, UK
Professor Lynn Hodgkinson
Professor, Bangor University, UK
Dr Weihua Huang
Assistant Professor, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Mrs Christiane Hölz
Lawyer, DSW, Germany
Ms Beatriz Irala
Governance Advisor, MSCI, Belgium
Mrs Els Janssens
Knowledge Lawyer, Linklaters LLP, Belgium
Mr Jyrki Jauhiainen
Counsellor of Legislation, Ministry of Justice, Finland
Professor Cally Jordan
Professor, Duke Law School; Melbourne Law School, USA
Mr Erich Kandler
Certified Public Accountant (Austria), Partner , Deloitte Audit Wirtschaftsprüfungs GmbH, Austria
Ms Kamila Kapczynska
Research Executive, Fleishman-Hillard, Belgium
Mr Christoph Kapfer
Legal Officer, Austrian Financial Authority (FMA), Austria
Ms Christina Karlsson
Consultant, cabinet DN, Belgium
Mr Thijs Kerckhoffs
policy officer, FNV, The Netherlands
Zsofia Kerecsen
Official, European Commission, Belgium
Mr Ashraf Khan
Senior policy advisor corporate governance, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), The Netherlands
Mr Yousuf Khan
Senior Lecturer, London South Bank University, UK
Mr Scott Kimpel
Advisor to Commissioner Paredes, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission , USA
Mr Thomas Kjaergaard
Head of SRI and Corporate Governance, Danske Bank, Denmark
Ms Stefanie Kornatz
Rechtsanwältin & Avocat à la Cour (Paris), Taylor Wessing Partnerschaftsgesellschaft, Germany
Mr Andrew Laidlaw
Deputy Head of Office, Law Society, Belgium
Mr Tomi Lakkonen
Research Analyst, MSCI - Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), Belgium
Mr Jan Lasak
Associate, Kocian Solc Balastik, Czech Republic
Mr Per Lekvall
Executive Director, Swedish Corporate Governance Board, Sweden
Mrs Ruta Lescinskaite
Permanent Representation, Lithuania to the EU, Belgium
Ms Leena Linnainmaa
Director, Central Chamber of Commerce, Finland
Ingrid Loos
Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Belgium
Ms Meera Louis
Journalist, Bloomberg, Belgium
Dr Carlos Lucena
Lawyer, Telles de Abreu e Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, RL, Portugal
Mr Paul-Marie Majerus
Supervisor, CSSF, Luxembourg
Dr Corrado Malberti
Associate Professor, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Mr Rohan Malhotra
Associate Director, Public Policy, Fidelity Investment Managers, UK
Dr Stefano Marchese
Council member, CNDCEC, Italy
Mrs Ester Martinez Cuesta
Head of unit corporate governance, Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores, Spain
Dr Massimo Menchini
Head of Institutional Relations and Corporate Governance, Assogestioni - Italian Asset Management Association, Italy
Mr Jeremy Miller
Publications and Communications, ECGI, UK
Mrs Christine Miller
Administrator, ECGI, UK
Ms Francesca Mollica
Associate Director, Kreab Gavin Anderson, Belgium
Mr Peter Montagnon
Senior Investment Adviser , Financial Reporting Council, UK (Speaker)
Mr Julian Morgan
Partner, KPMG LLP, UK
Dr Vahagn Movsesyan
Research Engineer, EDHEC Business School, France
Dr Martin Murtfeld
Former Dpty. Governor, Council of Europe Development Bank, Germany
Mr Mario Nava
Head of Banking and Financial Conglomerates Unit, DG Internal Market & Services, European Commission, Belgium (Speaker)
Mrs Martina Nemcova
III Secretary, Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU, Belgium
Mr Richard Newman
Assistant to Ashley Fox MEP, European Parliament, Belgium
Professor Henri Olivier
Secretary General, FEE - Federation of European Accountants, Belgium
Ms Raluca Oprita
MSc Student, VUB Solvay Business School, Belgium
Dr Daniel Ostrowski
Public Affairs Manager, Deutsche Bank AG, Belgium
Dr Alessio Maria Pacces
Associate professor of law and economics, Erasmus School of Law and ECGI, The Netherlands
Mr Troy Paredes
Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission , USA (Speaker)
Mr Mikolaj Pindelski
PhD, Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Poland
Mr Kersi Porbunderwalla
Managing Partner, Controllers, Denmark
Mr Paul Provan
Assistant Director, ICAS, UK
Mrs Birgit Puck
Head of Legal Affairs, Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) , Austria
Mr Michael Quigley
CEO, Sovereign Strategy, Belgium
Mr Federico Raffaele
PhD student, LUISS Guido Carli School of Law, Italy
Ms Wendy Reed
Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Belgium
Mr Andrew Philip Richards
Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, UK
Mr Jean-Michel Richez
Business Consultant, GDF/SUEZ/Environment, Belgium
Mrs Beatrice Richez-Baum
Secretary General, ecoDa, Belgium
Mr Donald Ricketts
Head of Financial Services, Fleishman-Hillard, Belgium
Mr Andy Roland
Analyst, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Belgium
Mr Steve Roobaert
Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Belgium
Mr Bertrand Rossert
Head of Governance Policy & Coordination Division, European Investment Bank (EIB), Luxembourg
Mr Frederic Rottier
Research analyst, ISS, Belgium
Mrs Astrid Rubens
Research Associate, GUBERNA, Institute of Directors, Belgium, Belgium
Dr Katharina Ruedlinger
Head Corporate Disclosure, SIX Exchange Regulation, Switzerland
Mr Marco Rupp
Public Policy Manager, ThyssenKrupp AG, Belgium
Mr Janno Saar
Head of Surveillance, NASDAQ OMX Tallinn, Estonia
Mrs Mercedes Sanchez Varela
Director, KPMG, Belgium
Mr Matthew Sandiford
Trainee, European Central Bank, Germany
Mr Juha Sarin
Analyst, ISS, Belgium
Mr Matthias Schmidt-Gerdts
Policy Officer, European Commission, Belgium
Mr Jan Schoenmakers
Chief Editor, Goed Bestuur magazine, The Netherlands
Mr Leonardo Sforza
Head Research and EU Affairs, AOn Hewitt, Belgium
Mr Ghulam Shabbir Babar
Chief Executive, BABAR LAW ASSOCIATES, Pakistan
Ms Olga Skripova
PhD researcher, EDLE, The Netherlands
Mr Richard Smerdon
Contributing Editor, ECGI Research Newsletter, ECGI, UK (Speaker)
Mrs Maria Snobohm
Senior legal counsel, Head of Group Corporate Law, Nordea Bank AB (publ), Sweden
Ms Kaarina Stahlberg
Assistant General Counsel, Legal & Intellectual Property, Finland
Mr Josy Steenwinckel
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Belgium
Mr Christian Steininger
DG C Coordination, Council of the EU, Belgium
Mrs Francine Swiggers
Chairman of the Board of Directors, GROUP ARCO, Belgium
Mr Ethiopis Tafara
Director of the Office ofInternational Affairs, US Securities & Exchange Commission, USA (Speaker)
Mr Guillaume Tassin
Research Analyst, ISS Governance, Belgium
Mr Salvatore Tedesco
Analyst, ISS Governance, Belgium
Mr Neil Teller
Manager of Comparative and International Programs, Columbia Law School, USA
Mr Emiliano Tornese
Esquire, European Commission, Belgium
Mr Antoine Van Cauwenberge
Legal Advisor, CBFA, Belgium
Dr Filippo Vergara Caffarelli
Economist, Banca d'Italia, Italy
Dr Meinrad Vetter
Deputy Head Dpt Competition & Regulation, economiesuisse, Switzerland
Mrs Daniela Weber-Rey
Partner, Clifford Chance, Germany
Ms Corinna Weddige
European Policy Officer, City of London Corporation, Belgium
Mrs Anne Wigart
Senior Legal Adviser, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, Sweden
Ms Carole Wintersdorff
Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate & Securities Law, ArcelorMittal, Luxembourg
Ms Nicola York
Editor, GFSnews, UK
Ms Elina Yrgård
Legal Counsel, EU Affairs, NASDAQ OMX, Sweden
Mrs Anke Zschorn
Senior Analyst, IVOX GbmH, Germany
Mr Patrick Zurstrassen
Chairman, ILA, Luxembourg