Call For Papers 2017 Corporate Governance Symposium, "Critical Issues for Boards and Investors in 2017"

Geolocation

Deadline: 

11/7/16

Event Date: 

03/7/17

Location name: 

Newark, DE

Organization: 

John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics, University of Delaware

Call For Papers
2017 Corporate Governance Symposium, "Critical Issues for Boards and Investors in 2017"

March 7, 2017

John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics, University of Delaware

The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance of the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics at the University of Delaware will host a Corporate Governance Symposium on March 7, 2017. The focus of the Symposium will be on "Critical Issues for Boards and Investors in 2017." The Symposium will feature up to four academic papers on corporate governance and a panel discussion featuring speakers from the Delaware judiciary and the academic, investor, business and legal communities. The John L. Weinberg Corporate Governance Best Paper Award will be presented during the symposium luncheon.

TOPICS: We encourage submission of unpublished papers addressing topics within the field of corporate governance that are of critical importance in 2017 for boards of directors and investors with a focus on: board and committee composition and structure, director skill sets, board and/or management succession planning, dual role of the CEO/Chairman, the board's role in monitoring risk and other oversight responsibilities, executive and director compensation, shareholder engagement, shareholder activism, and corporate governance reform measures associated with the foregoing.

Faculty from both business and law schools are encouraged to submit their research. All travel and lodging expenses will be reimbursed for the presenting authors and discussants.

Finally, we welcome everyone to attend the conference whether or not you are a program participant.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please submit papers in a PDF version no later than November 7, 2016. Please use the following format as the file name when you save your paper: Last name (all caps), underscore, shortened name of paper, period, pdf (e.g., DOE_Shareholder Engagement.pdf). Please submit your papers to Louisa Cresson at Weinberg-corp-gov@udel.edu. Alternatively, you may send a hard-copy to:

Louisa K. Cresson
John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance
Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics
University of Delaware
Alfred Lerner Hall
Suite 103
Newark, DE 19716 302-831-2786

Decisions regarding the symposium program will be made no later than January 15, 2017. General inquiries regarding the conference should be directed to Louisa Cresson at the email address above.