The New Role of Government
in
Corporate Governance

European Corporate Governance Institute
Thursday, 17th September 2009
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington DC

A free all-day conference organised by the European Corporate Governance Institute, the Brookings Institution and Columbia Law School.
The organisers
are grateful for support from the Securities and Exchange Commission and the European Commission,
and for the sponsorship of the 2009 Conference by the Columbia Law School through the F.F. Randolph Jr. Speakers Fund and the Stephen Friedman Fund in Business Law.
Registered delegates
Svyatoslav Abramov
Deputy Head of Corporate Legislation Division, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Robert Adamson
Executive Director, Segal Graduate Business School
Luci Altman
Vice President and Associate GC, VeriSign, Inc.
George Anderson
Partner, Tapestry Networks
James Angel
Assoc Professor, Georgetown University
Philip Armstrong
Head, Global Corporate Governance Forum (IFC)
Sterling Ashby
Of Counsel, Leftwich & Ludaway, LLC
Carlos Avina Vazquez
PhD researcher, University of Essex
Ghulam Shabbir Babar
Chief Executive, Barbar Law Associates
Joseph Bachelder
Founder and Senior Partner, Bachelder Law Firm (Speaker)
Louise Bachelder
Spouse of speaker, Bachelder Law Offices
Jennifer Bankston
Director, Labaton Sucharow LLP
David Bartels
Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Jeffrey Bauman
Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Eloise Bavaria
Special Counsel, US Securities and Exchange Commission
Jon Beamer
Government Affairs, Nokia Inc.
Lucian Bebchuk
William J. Friedman & Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor of Law, Economics, Harvard Law School (Speaker)
Marco Becht
Executive Director, ECGI (Speaker)
Pierre Berger
President, Institut des Réviseurs d'Entreprises
Robyn Bew
Principal, Tapestry Networks
Cheryl Block
Professor of Law, Washington University Law School
John Bond
Director, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Sherman Boone
Assistant Director, OIA, SEC
Antonio Borges
Chairman, ECGI (Speaker)
Carol Bowie
Head, Governance Institute, RiskMetrics Group
Gordon Brady
Senior Economist, US Senate Joint Economic Committee
Ethan Burger
Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Sieglien Burleson
lecturer Corporate Law, University of Suriname/ Suriname Business Forum
cecilia Caglio
Economist, SEC
Charles Calomiris
Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University (Speaker)
Donald Calvin
Chairman, Inernational Business Enterprises.Inc
Andreia Campinos Costa
Student, Georgetown University Law Center
Jordi Canals
Dean, IESE Business School (Speaker)
Stephen Canner
Vice President, US Council for International Business
Kim Castellino
Research Analyst, RiskMetrics Group
Goncalo Castro Ribeiro
Lawyer, Garrigues
Radu Catana
Professor of Business Law, Babes-Bolyai University
Daniel Chang
Attorney, Securities and Exchange Commission
Darren Check
Director of Instituitional Relations & Partner, Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP
Rhian Chilcott
Head of Washington Office, The CBI
Anastasia Choulina
Financial Officer, International Monetary Fund
Andrew Clearfield
President, Investment Initiatives LLC
Michael Coco
Senior International Counsel, Division of Corporation Finance, SEC
Gildas Coerchon
Associate, GE Capital
Kamil Cook
Attorney, Self-employed
William Crosby
President, The Crosby Group, LLC
Angela Crossin
Professor, Purdue University Calumet
William Cunningham
Social Investing Advisor, Creative Investment Research, Inc.
Stephen Deane
Team Leader, Governance Exchange, RiskMetrics Group
Vince DeLuca
Director of International & Comparative Law Initiatives, Columbia Law School
Shidan Derakhshani
Director, Global Capital Markets Development Department, World Bank and IFC
David Devlin
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Member, European Corporate Governance Forum
Pasquale Di Benedetta
Corporate Governance Specialist, The World Bank Group
Simone di Castri
Policy Analyst, The World Bank - CGAP
Carmine Di Noia
Deputy Director General, Assonime
Randall Dodd
Senior financial expert, IMF
Amanda Donovan
Custom Research Analyst, RiskMetrics Group
Paul Dudek
Chief-International Corp Fin, US Securities & Exchange Comm'n
Challie Dunn
US Compensation Research Analyst, The RiskMetrics Group
LaTasha Durrett
reporter, Thomson Reuters
Karen Dynan
Vice President and Co-Director, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution (Speaker)
Aditya Eachempati
Consultant, Kabouter Management LLC
David Eagle
Partner, Klehr Harrison
Peter Ehrenhaft
Senior Counsel, Harkins Cunningham. LLP
Meyer Eisenberg
Sr. Research Scholar, Columbia Law School
Ernie Englander
Professor, George Washington University School of Business
Beatrice Engstrom-Bondy
Senior Advisor, Investor AB
Desmond Eppel
Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Hasan Ersel
Faculty Member, Sabanci University
Deborah Eskinazi
LL.M student, Georgetown University
Raphael Espinoza
Economist, International Monetary Fund
Lisa Fairfax
Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
Demid Fedorov
Analyst, RiskMetrics Group
Mary-Belle Feltenstein
Attorney, Law Offices of M.B. Feltenstein
Frank Fischer
Vice President, E.ON
Edward Fleischman
Senior Counsel, Linklaters LLP
Chrystia Freeland
US Managing Editor, Financial Times (Speaker)
Jacob Frenkel
Partner, Shulman Rogers
Paul Frere
Analyst, RiskMetrics Group
Matthew Freund
Law Clerk, CACI
Eric Froman
Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Joseph Fuisz
CEO, Fuisz Tobacco
Miriam Garnier
Chairman, Finance & Gouvernance
Matteo Gatti
Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Andrew Gebelin
Senior Research Analyst, Glass Lewis & Co.
Theresa Gheen
Attorney, Self-employed
Brian Gibson
Dean of Comparative and International Program, Columbia Law School
Ron Gilson
Marc & Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business, Columbia Law School (Speaker)
Enrico Giordano
Lawyer, Chiomenti Studio Legale
Jayashree Gokhale
Counsel, FINRA
Christopher Goldberg
Manager, The McGraw-Hill Companies
Zach Goldfarb
Reporter, Washington Post
Leo Goldschmidt
Director, ECGI (European Corporate Governance Institute)
Fatima Gomes
Dr, Catholic UniversitY Lisbon
Anthony Goodman
Partner, Tapestry Networks
Jeffrey Gordon
Alfred W. Bressler Professor of Law, Columbia Law School (Speaker)
Nathan Graham
Global Government Relations Manager, Procter & Gamble
Michael Gray
Sustainabilty Solutions Development, RiskMetrics Group
Janine Greenwood
General Counsel, National Student Clearinghouse
Lejla Hadzic
Analyst, RiskMetrics Group
Barry Hager
President, Hager Associates
Carsten Hanewinkel
Legal and Compliance, IDS GmbH - A company of Allianz
David Hardison
Partner, Fried Frank LLP
Ekaterina Hazard
Student, Georgetown Law Center
Gerard Hertig
Professor of Law and Economics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Speaker)
Luc Heyse
CEO, Socoge
Gregory Hicks
Deputy Director, Office of Investment Affairs, Department of State
Cornish Hitchcock
Principal, Hitchcock Law Firm PLLC
Consuelo Hitchcock
Principal, Deloitte LLP
Soyoung Ho
Reporter, Thomson Reuters
Aaron Hodukavich
Student, Howard University School of Law
buddy hollenbeck
tv cameraman, bloomberg TV
Hany Ibrahim
CEO , Resources for Development Center "RDC"
Rasaq Ibrahim
Consultant, A S & T Consulting, UK
Shai Ingber
Counsel, Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
Gregory Ip
U.S. Economics Editor, The Economist (Speaker)
Robert Jackson
Deputy Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation, Department of the Treasury
Erica Jacobson Mijares
General Attorney, OGC, SSA
Jeffrey Jaensubhakij
Head, North American Equities, GIC
Kirsty Jenkinson
Director, Governance & Sustainable Investment, F&C Asset Management
Yujin Jeong
Ph.D. Candidate, George Washington University
Bess Joffe
Associate Director, Hermes
Lionel Johnson
Senior Vice President, Fleishman Hillard
melanie jones
attorney, dominion wealth law
Cally Jordan
Professor, Melbourne Law School
Kathryn Judge
Fellow, Columbia Law School
Paul Kalyta
Assistant Professor, McGill University
Patricia Kanashiro
Analyst of Corporate Governance, RiskMetrics Group
Erich Kandler
Partner, Deloitte
Steve Kaplan
Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (Speaker)
Albert Kiss
Attorney, FEC
Erin Kruth
Intern, Department of State
Rakhi Kumar
Policy Advisor, Institute of International Finance
Indira Lall
N/A, N/A
John Lawrence
Member, Dickinson Wright Pllc
UGUR LEL
Economist, Federal Reserve Board
Charles Lerner
Principal, Fiduciary Compliance Associates
Leslie Levy
President and CEO, Directors Data, Inc., Institute for Research on Boards of Directors, Inc.
Anthony Lim
President (Americas), GIC
Richard Lindsey
Lawyer, Morris and Morris LLC
Myles Lynk
Professor of Law, ASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Amit Majumder
Assistant Professor of Finance, Bijoy Krishna Girls' College, Unversity of Calcutta
Amir Maki
Research Analyst, Scandinavian Market, RiskMetrics Group
Rita Maltez
Partner, Abreu Advogados
Malini Manickavasagam
Legal Reporter, BNA Inc.
Daniele Marchesani
Attorney, SEC
Thomas A Mariani, Jr.
Assistant Chief, U.S. Department of Justice
Daniela Marilunngo
Head of EU Liaison Office, Italian Banking Association
Cristina Marine
Associate Professor, University of Maryland UC
Vanja Markovic
Attorney at Law, Markovic Law Office
ETELVINA MARTINEZ
RESEARCH ANALYST, RMG
Leonardo Martinez
Deputy Director, Brookings Institution
Ester Martinez Cuesta
Head of Corporate Governance Unit, Comision Nacional Mercado de Valores
William May
Senior Analyst, Global Association of Risk Professionals
Tipp McClure
camera operator , Reuters News Org.
John Medel
Associate, Goldman Sachs
Erik Mell
Corporate Governance Analyst, RiskMetrics Group
Lew Mendelson
President , Global Market Technologies (GMT), LLC.
Jing Meng
Student, Georgetown Law Center
Elies Messaoudi
EU official, European Commission
Jeremy Miller
Communications and Marketing, ECGI
Christine Miller
Membership and Administration, ECGI
Jim Millstein
Chief Restructuring Officer, Office of Financial Stability, US Treasury (Speaker)
Carlos Mauricio Mirandola
JSD Candidate, Columbia Law School
Subodh Mishra
Managing Editor, RiskMetrics Group
Mario Monti
President, Università Bocconi (Speaker)
Karen Morris
Lawyer, Morris and Morris LLC
Patrick Morris
Lawyer, Morris and Morris LLC
Vahagn Movsesyan
Research Engineer, EDHEC Business School
Stephanie Mullette
US Research Analyst, RiskMetrics Group
J.E. Murdock III
President, AIRR
Martin Murtfeld
Former 1st Vice Governor, Council of Europe Development Bank
Brian Myers
Corporate Advisor, RiskMetrics Corporate Services
Bridget Neill
Director of Regulatory Policy, Ernst & Young
Romain C. Ngassaki
Independent Consultant, Nat-Africa Consulting
Peter Nikolicza
Visiting Researcher, Harvard Law School
Maru Nkwelle
Assistant Professor, Howard University
Evan Nolan
Student, Georgetown Law
gerald norton
partner, harkins cunningham llp
Matthew Orsagh
Director Capital Markets, CFA Institute
Alcides Ortiz
Senior Advisor for Policy, Department of the Navy
Jeremiah Pam
Visiting Research Scholar, U.S. Institute of Peace
Toral Patel
Student, Georgetown University Law School
Annette Petow
Research Associate, Institute for Corporate Governance, Witten/Herdecke University
Mikolaj Pindelski
PhD, IMMOQEE
Irving Pollack
Of Counsel, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Priya Nandita Pooran
Visiting Fellow, Lauterpacht Centre for International law
Sally Ramage
EDITOR , THE CRIMINAL LAWYER, Bloomsbury Professional
Stacy Redding
Deputy-Director of Research, IVOX Europe S.a.r.l
Fred Reinke
Partner, Dewey and LeBoeuf
Wolf-Georg Ringe
Lecturer, University of Oxford
Dolores Rinke
Professor/CPA, Purdue University
Massimiliano Rizzo
Official, EU
Claude Roxborough III
Attorney, Mile & Stockbridge P.C.
Mark Saltzburg
General Counsel, Abu Dhabi Investment House
Georgia Sambunaris
senior advisor , USAID
Janis Sarra
Professor of Law, University of British Columbia Faculty of Law
Paul Saulski
Senior Counsel, Ssecurities and Exchange Commission
Mary L. Schapiro
Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Speaker)
Eugenia Schenecker
writer, GWU
Isabel Schmidt
Executive, HQB Partners
Jay Schwarz
Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Dennis Scott
Assistant General Counsel and Director Coporate Compliance, USEC Inc.
Yelena Sergeyev
Corporate Advisor, RiskMetrics Group
Sunita Sharma
Sr. Lecturer, Faculty of Management Studies, The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara- 390
Damon Silvers
Associate General Counsel, AFL-CIO (Speaker)
Daniel Smith
Analyst, RiskMetrics Group
Adrian Snead
Law Clerk, The United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary
João Soares da Silva
Co-Chairman, Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
Elliot Staffin
Special Counsel, US Securities and Exchange Commission
Robert Stead
Corporate Advisor, RiskMetrics Group
Kevin Stemp
Sr. Associate, WilmerHale
Ivan Stetsyuk
PhD candidate, Temple University
Michael Stocker
Of Counsel, Labaton Sucharow LLP
Laurence Storch Storch
Attorney, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Dan Straga
Student, GW Law
Emanuel Strauss
V.P., Assistant GC & Assistant Secretary, XO Communications
Christopher Swart
Attorney, SEC
Ethiopis Tafara
Director of the Office of International Affairs, United States Securities and Exchange Commission (Speaker)
Christophe Tavernier
CEO, Euronixa EEIG
Neil Teller
International Programs, Columbia Law School
Ryan Thomas
Corporate Governance Research Analyst, RiskMetrics Group
Robert Thompson
Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center
Meagan Thompson-Mann
Senior Project Consultant, Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance, Yale SOM
Sergey Tsygankov
Chief of the Company Law Section, Russian Federation Ministry of Economic Development
Fechukwu Ugorji
Student, University of Dundee
Maria Cristina Ungureanu
Researcher, University of Genoa (Speaker)
Julie Van den Kieboom
PhD Candidate, Columbia University
Paul Van Geyt
Member, IBR-IRE
Victor van Hoorn
Student, Georgetown Law School
Alexandra Vasiliu
Legal Counsel, Banque centrale du Luxembourg
Acharee Vejaphurti Vejaphurti
Senior Officer, Regulatory Policy Department, The Stock Exchange of Thailand
Xavier Vives
Professor of Economics and Financial Management, IESE Business School, University of Navarra (Speaker)
Joe Vuckovich
Attorney, Neighbourhood Legal Services
Joan Watson
Associate Director, State of Flux
Stefan Weber
Professor of Business Law and Finance Law, Institute of European Studies at Saarland University
Robert Weiner
Professor of International Business, George Washington University
Jesse Westbrook
News Reporter, Bloomberg LP
Jaap Winter
Partner, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (Speaker)
Alison Wright
Staff Attorney, US Senate Office of the Legislative Counsel
Yesha Yadav Yadav
Attorney, World Bank
Zhenchao Yao
Student, Georgetown Law Center
Chuanman You
PhD Candidate, Law School of University College Dublin
Flavian Zeija
Lecturer/Head Legal Department, Makerere University Business School
John Zitko
Attorney, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
Joanna Zukowska
PhD, Academy of Economics