American Law Institute

Controlling shareholders and corporate governance
Better monitors or more self-dealing?

27th June 2006
Charlemagne Building, Brussels

European Corporate Governance Institute

A free all-day conference co-sponsored by the American Law Institute and the European Corporate Governance Institute
Speeches & Transcript of speeches
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Session 2 – Keynote speech

Corporate Governance Framework: Issues at stake - keynote speech by Charlie McCreevy, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

Session 3 – Comparative Regulation

U.S. Corporate Governance: The Treatment of Controlling Shareholders, with Special Focus on Dual Vote Structures - Briefing by William T. Allen, Nusbaum Professor of Law & Business Director, Pollack Center for Law & Business, New York University, Of counsel, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
How it works in the EU - Briefing by Luca Enriques, Professor of Business Law , University of Bologna
Tax and Controlling Shareholders - Panel presentation by Brian Cheffins. S J Berwin Professor of Corporate Law, Faculty of Law, Cambridge University, ECGI Fellow
Dual Vote Structures - Panel presentation by Stephen Fraidin, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Session 4 – Keynote speech

Corporate Governance in the United States - Keynote speech by Cynthia A Glassman, SEC Commissioner
The ECGI is grateful for support for the 2006 Conference from
Telecom Italia
The European Commission
Goldman Sachs International