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Developments in Corporate Governance - East Meets West


This two day conference discusses key developments in the field of corporate governance in Australia, the United States and Asia.


The conference is convened jointly by Sydney Law School, Vanderbilt University, National Taiwan University and Seoul National University, and includes many leading national and international scholars in the field of corporate governance.


The conference will traverse a range of topical contemporary issues in corporate governance including;



  • transplantation of legal principles from West to East;

  • the role of the board of directors, and the rise of independent directors in Asia;

  • corporate wrongdoing and whistleblowing as a regulatory technique;

  • regulation of financial markets;

  • the regulation of executive remuneration, through shareholder 'say on pay';

  • hedge fund activism and issues relating to market manipulation;

  • the role of government in corporate activities and cross border transactions.

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