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תכנית הכנס האקדמי הבינלאומי 2015




December 13&14, 2015

Bar-Ilan University

Weisfeld Hall

 

Day 1: Sunday, December 13
 
  Coffee break   09:45-10:05
Welcome Greetings   10:0510:15

 

   

.Professor Julian Franks, London Business School, UK

.Keynote Address: The Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study

  10:15:11:00
     

Break   11:00-11:30

.Professor Marco Becht, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium 

?Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions

  11:30-12:15

.Discussant: Professor Asaf Hamdani, Hebrew University, Israel

   

.Professor Reena Aggarwal, Georgetown University, USA

.The Power of Shareholder Votes: Evidence from Directors Elections

  12:15-13:00
.Discussant: Professor Daniel Metzger, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden    

Lunch   13:00-14:15

.Professor Diane Del Guercio, University of Oregon, USA 

The Mitigating Effect of the Market for Directors on ‘Special Interest’ Shareholder Activism

  14:15-15:00

.Discussant: Professor Nickolay Gantchev, University of North Carolina, USA

   

.Professor Amil Dasgupta, London School of Economics, UK 

.Wolf Pack Activism

  15:00-15:45
.Discussant: Professor Alon Raviv, Bar-Ilan University, Israel    

     
 
Day 2: Monday, December 14
 
 Coffee break   10:10-10:30

.Professor Daniel Metzger, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

Why do Shareholder Votes Matter? Web appendix

  10:30-11:15

.Discussant: Professor Yaniv Grinstein, IDC, Israel

   

.Professor Fabio Braggion, Tilburg University, Netherlands

Catering Incentives and Corporate Governance: Evidence from the Dismissal of Dual Class Firms in the UK

   11:15-12:00

.Discussant: Prof. Beni Lauterbach, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

   

Lunch   12:00-13:15

.Professor Alon Brav, Duke University, USA

.Shareholder Power and Company Innovation: Evidence from Hedge Fund Activism

  13:15-14:00
.Discussant: Professor Michael Ehrlich, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA    

.Professor Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos, Boston College, USA

.Governance through Threats of Intervention and Exit 

  14:00-14:45
Discussant: Professor Jacob Oded, Tel Aviv University, Israel.    

Break   14:45-15:15

.Professor Nickolay Gantchev, University of North Carolina, USA

.Activism Mergers

  15:15-16:00

.Discussant: Professor Doron Levit, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton), USA

   

.Professor Doron Levit, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton), USA

.Corporate Control Activism 

  16:00-16:45
.Discussant: Professor Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos, Boston College, USA    

     
     
     
     
     
     
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