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NINTH ANNUAL NYU/PENN CONFERENCE ON LAW & FINANCE

Date:
February 8th and 9th, 2013

Location:
New York University
Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center, Room 1-100
44 West Fourth Street
New York, NY 10012

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Organizers:
William Allen, New York University
Yakov Amihud, New York University
Jill Fisch, University of Pennsylvania
Itay Goldstein, University of Pennsylvania

Registration: 

This event is by invitation.  For more information email hjenning@stern.nyu.edu.


Program:


Friday, February 8, 2013
9:30am
Registration and Breakfast

10:00am
Welcoming Remarks

10:15 - 11:15am
Competition for Managers, Corporate Governance and Incentive Compensation (Final Version for Conference)
Viral Acharya, New York University Stern School of Business, CEPR, NBER
Marc Gabarro, Erasmus University
Paolo Volpin, LBS, CEBR
Commentator: James Spindler, The University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Moderator:  William T. Allen, New York University School of Law and Stern School of Business

15 minute break

11:30 - 12:30am
Concentrated Ownership Revisited: Idiosyncratic Value and Agency Costs (Final Version for Conference)
Zohar Goshen, Columbia Law School
Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Commentator: Alex Edmans, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Moderator: Itay Goldstein, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

12:30 - 1:30pm
Lunch

1:30 - 2:30pm
Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance in the US: Perception, Facts and Challenges (Final Version for Conference)
Steven N. Kaplan, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Commentator: Holger Spamann, Harvard Law School

Moderator:  Bill Bratton, University of Pennsylvania Law School

2:30 - 3:30pm
How Do Retail Investors Choose Funds? An Experiment (Final Version for Conference)
Jill Fisch, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Tess Wilkinson-Ryan, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Commentator: Wei Jiang, Columbia Business School
Moderator:  Geoffrey Miller, New York University School of Law

15 minute break

3:45 - 4:45pm
The Disciplinary Effects of Proxy Contests (Final Version for Conference)
Vyacheslav Fos, College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Commentator: Robert Thompson, Georgetown University Law Center
Moderator: Marcel Kahan, New York University School of Law

5:00 - 6:00pm Cocktails
6:00 - 8:00pm - Event Dinner



Saturday February 9, 2013

8:30am Registration and Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00am
Secured Credit Externalities (Final Version for Conference)
Barry Adler, NYU School of Law
Vedran Capkun, HEC Paris
Commentator: Mark Jenkins, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Moderator:  Ryan Bubb, New York University School of Law

10:00 - 11:00am
Soft Shareholder Activism
(Final Version for Conference)
Doron Levit
, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Commentator: Frank Partnoy, University of San Diego School of Law
Moderator:  Michael L. Wachter, University of Pennsylvania Law School

15 minute break

11:15 - 12:15pm
Virtual Ownership and Managerial Distance: The Governance of Industrial Foundations (Final Version for Conference)
Henry Hansmann, Yale Law School
Steen Thomsen, Copenhagen Business School
Commentator: Yaniv Grinstein, Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management
Moderator:  Yakov Amihud, New York University Stern School of Business

12:15 - 1:30pm
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