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)
Programme | Presentations | Video recording | Continuing Legal Education | List of Attendees | Background to the Dialogue

Policy implications Q&A

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Panel
Bill Ackman
Founder and CEO, Pershing Square Capital Management

Mats Andersson
Chief Executive Officer, The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4)

Martin Lipton
Founding Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz

Runa Urheim
Senior Analyst Corporate Governance, Norges Bank Investment Management

Panel moderated by
Chrystia Freeland
Global Editor-at-Large, Reuters


Introduction and Keynote speech Policy Implications and Keynote speech Hedge Fund Activism and 'Patient Capital'
Barriers to Institutional Investor Engagement
Summing up
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Ron Gilson, Jeff Gordon and Marco Becht Session panel Julian Franks Horst Eidenm├╝ller Session panel
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Mary Schapiro Session Q & A Brandon Rees  
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  Nadia Calvino Q & A Luigi Zingales
and Q&A