Institutional Investor Activism and Engagement

Institutional Investor Activism and Engagement

Jointly organized by

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

The School of Business Administration, the Hebrew University Jerusalem

London Business School Center for Corporate Governance

Raymond Ackerman Family Chair in Israeli Corporate Governance, Bar-Ilan University

Organizing Committee

Marco Becht, Solvay Brussels School, ECGI and CEPR

Julian Franks, London Business School, ECGI and CEPR

Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and ECGI

Beni Lauterbach, Bar-Ilan University and ECGI

Hannes Wagner, Bocconi University, Milan

Yishay Yafeh, Hebrew University, ECGI and CEPR

Confirmed Participants

Ian Appel, Boston College

Alon Brav, Duke University and ECGI

Jill Fisch, University of Pennsylvania and ECGI

Slava Fos, Boston College

Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics and ECGI

Thomas Hellmann, University of Oxford

Cliff Holderness, Boston College

Robert Jackson, Columbia Law School

Doron Levitt, Wharton

Jörg Rocholl, ESMT Berlin and ECGI

Russ Wermers, University of Maryland

Bernie Black, Northwestern University and ECGI

Andrew Ellul, Indiana University and ECGI

Yaniv Grinstein, Cornell University and ECGI

Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and ECGI

Ehud Kamar, Tel Aviv University and ECGI

Eugene Kandel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and ECGI

Amir Licht, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and ECGI

Miriam Schwartz Ziv, Michigan State University

Michael Weisbach, Ohio State University

With financial support from

European Corporate Governance Research Foundation (ECGRF)

Norwegian Finance Initiative (NFI)

Raymond Ackerman Family Chair in Israeli Corporate Governance

The Center for Empirical Studies of Decision Making and the Law at the Hebrew University

The I-Core Program of the Planning and Budgeting Committee and the Israel Science Foundation, Grant no. 1821/12

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JLFA 2017 Annual Conference

JLFA 2017 Annual Conference

The Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting (JLFA) is pleased to announce its sixth conference, to be held at the London Business School, Sussex Place Regents Park, Friday November 17th and Saturday November 18th, 2017, ending by mid-afternoon on Saturday. This conference is being organized in conjunction with the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

JLFA is an interdisciplinary journal sponsored by the NYU Stern School of Business and the NYU School of Law. It seeks to publish top-quality empirical, theoretical, and policy-oriented scholarship at the intersection of law, finance and accounting. The JLFA conference is sponsored by KPMG. Prior JLFA conferences have been held at NYU (2014), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2015, 2017), Harvard (2015) and Northwestern University (2016).

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