Developments in Corporate Governance - East Meets West

1 May 2014

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.

Speakers include;

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Registration Fees

Full Fee $450

Alumni rate $350

Academic rate $225

Student rate $150

Day registration (Friday or Saturday) $275

Law & Business Program 2014

Sydney Law School is pleased to announce its Law & Business Program for 2014. Students can also enrol in single units as part of their professional development under the Legal Professional Development program (LPD). Single unit enrolment students are not required to undertake assignments or examinations.

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Location:Law Foyer, Level 2, Sydney Law School Building, Building F10, Eastern Avenue, Camperdown Campus

Contact: Professional Learning and Community Engagement

Phone: 02 9351 0429