Shareholder Engagement:
What is 'Appropriate'?

European Corporate Governance Institute
Thursday, 15th December 2011
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington DC

The Polish Presidency of the Council of the European Union
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 and the Columbia Law School. With Poland holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the organisers are most grateful for the support of the Polish Embassy in Washington and for the sponsorship of the 2011 conference by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
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Presentations and speeches

Keynote speeches
Mary Schapiro
Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
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Nadia Calvino
Deputy Director General, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission
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Session 4 - Hedge Fund Activism and 'Patient Capital'
Unfulfilled Expectations? The Returns to International Shareholder Activism
Professor Julian Franks
Professor of Finance
London Business School and ECGI Fellow
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Session 5 - Barriers to Institutional Investor Engagement
Professor Horst Eidenmüller
Chair of Private Law, German, European and International Company Law
University of Munich and ECGI Research Associate
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Professor Edward Rock
Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law, Co-Director, Institute for Law & Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School
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