NYU Stern

2007 NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance
February 23 - 24, 2007
New York, NY
 

Conference Location:
Pollack Room, Furman Hall, 245 Sullivan Street (at West 4th)

Dinner Location:
Lipton Hall within D'Agostino Hall, 108 West 3rd Street (at MacDougal Street)


Friday, February 23, 2007

9:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration

10:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Law Paper:
The Short and Puzzling Life of the "Implicit Minority Discount" in Delaware Appraisal Law
Chair: Stephen J. Choi, NYU Law School
Author & Presenter: Michael L. Wachter, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Co-author: LawrenceA. Hamermesh, Widener Law
Commentator: David L. Yermack, NYU Stern School of Business

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Finance Paper:
Governance Problems in Close Corporations
Chair: William T. Allen, NYU Stern School of Business, NYU Law School
Author & Presenter: Daniel Wolfenzon, NYU Stern Schoolof Business and NBER
Co-authors: Venky Nagar, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Kathy R. Petroni, Eli Broad Collegeof Business, Michigan State University
Commentator: Jill Fisch, Fordham Universityand University of Pennsylvania (visiting professor)

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Law Paper:
Institutional Investors and Proxy Voting: The Impact of the 2003 Mutual Fund Voting Disclosure Regulation
Chair: William T. Allen, NYU Stern School of Business, NYU Law School
Author & Presenter: Roberta Romano, Yale Law School
Co-author: Martijn Cremers, Yale School of Management
Commentator: Joy Ishii, Stanford School of Business

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Finance paper:
Predatory Lending in a Rational World
Chair: Andrew Metrick, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Author & Presenter: Philip Bond, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Co-authors: David K. Musto, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Bilge Yılmaz, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Commentator: Michael Barr, University of Michigan

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Law Paper:
Pay Distribution in the Top Executive Team
Chair: Andrew Metrick, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Author & Presenter: Lucian Arye Bebchuk, Harvard Law School
Co-authors: Martijn Cremers, Yale Schoolof Management
Urs Peyer, INSEAD and University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (visiting professor)
Commentator: Steve Kaplan, University of Chicago Graduate Schoolof Business

6:00 p.m. Cocktails & Dinner
Lipton Hall, 108 West 3rd Street

Saturday, February 24, 2007

8:30 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Finance Paper:
Corporate Financing Decisions When Investors Take the Path of Least Resistance
Chair: Edward B. Rock, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Author & Presenter: Malcolm Baker, Harvard Business Schooland NBER
Co-authors: Joshua Coval, Harvard Business Schooland NBER
Jeremy C. Stein, Harvard University, Economics Department and NBER
Commentator: Robert M. Daines, Stanford Law School

10:15 a.m – 11:15 a.m.

Law paper:
Did Reform of Prudent Trust Investment Laws Change Trust Portfolio Allocation?
Chair: Edward B. Rock, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Author & Presenter: Robert H. Sitkoff, NYU Law School
Co-author: Max M. Schanzenback, Northwestern University Schoolof Law
Commentator:William N. Goetzmann, Yale Schoolof Management

11:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m.

Finance Paper:
Who Blows the Whistle on Corporate Fraud?
Chair: Kose John, Stern Schoolof Business
Author & Presenter: Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago Graduate Schoolof Business, NBER and CEPR
Co-authors: Alexander Dyck, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Adair Morse, University of Michigan
Commentator: Jeffrey N. Gordon, Columbia Law School

12:30 p.m. Lunch

Past NYU / Penn Conferences

2013 NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance
February 8 - 9, 2013
New York, NY

2012 NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance
February 24 - 25, 2012
Philadelphia, PA

2011 NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance
February 25 - 26, 2011
New York, NY 

2010 NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance
February 26 - 29, 2010
Philadelphia, PA

2009 NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance
February 27 - 28, 2009
New York, NY

2008 NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance
February 29 - March 1, 2008
Philadelphia, PA

2007 NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance
February 23 - 24, 2006
New York, NY

2006 NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance
February 24 - 25, 2006
Philadelphia, PA

2005 NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance
February 25-26, 2005
New York, NY