Comparative Corporate Governance
4 April 2011
Professor Jennifer Hill will discuss fundamental differences in corporate governance structure and techniques, as they operate across a variety of jurisdictions in this first semester intensive unit.
Compartive Corporate Governance examines recent trends and issues in comparative corporate governance, including the link between corporate scandals and corporate law reform.
Topics covered include specific corporate governance mechanisms such as:
Jennifer Hill is Professor of Corporate Law at Sydney Law School and a Director of the Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law.
She writes widely in the areas of corporate law and comparative corporate governance, with a particular focus on Australian and U.S. corporate regulation.
Her recent research includes:- a comparison of Australian and U.S, executive contracts (with Professors Randall Thomas and Ron Masulis); regulation of executive remuneration and international regulatory responses to the global financial crisis; differences in the balance of power between shareholders and management across common law countries; an analysis of schemes of arrangement; comparative research on takeovers and takeover defences.
The unit is available to study through the following Sydney Law School degree programmes:
For further enquiries or to apply or enrol, please contact the Postgraduate Team.
Contact: Greg Sherington
Phone: +61 2 9351 0202