EFMA

European Financial Management Symposium 2007
Corporate Governance & Shareholder Activism
May 3-5, 2007
Bocconi University, ITALY


Keynote Speaker:


Colin Mayer
University of Oxford



ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION:

Panelists:
Stefano Rossi, Stockholm School of Economics,
Francois Degeorge, University of Lugano, and
Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics and Political Science

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EFM 2007 SYMPOSIUM - PUBLICATION NOTE



CALL FOR PAPERS

The EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT and Bocconi University jointly sponsor a research symposium on "Corporate Governance & Shareholder Activism" issues.


Objective : The Symposium will focus on Corporate Governance and Shareholder Activism issues . We invite empirical and analytical (modeling/theory) papers that will help to better understand the workings of financial markets using behavioral explanations. Topics suitable for the Symposium include, but are not limited to, the following:

Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism, Power of Shareholder Franchise System, Shareholder Groups with Special Interests, Restructurings, Corporate Control, Corporate Short-Termism, Incentives for Effective Corporate Governance, Regulation, Performing Corporate Elections, among others.


Publication : All papers accepted for the symposium are eligible to be considered for publication in the EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT in a special issue devoted to the symposium. If you wish your paper to be considered for publication in the EFM, please indicate so in your cover letter. Papers will be reviewed for the EFM upon receipt using its normal criteria. Note that the acceptance of a paper to the symposium is not a guarantee of publication by the EFM.


Electronic Submission : Authors are invited to submit electronically (MS Word or PDF format) a complete paper. The first page of the paper should contain the title; name of the author(s), complete address, telephone, fax numbers and E-mail addresses. Please indicate in your cover letter whether you would be willing to serve as a session chair and/or discussant. All submitted papers must be accompanied by an abstract of at least 250 words, but no more than 400 words.


Deadline : The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2006. Authors will be notified by January 14, 2007.


Correspondence : Address all correspondence to:

Stefano Caselli and Stefano Gatti,
Bocconi University
IEMIF, Via Sarfatti, 25, Milan,
Milan 20136, Italy
Email: stefano.caselli@uni-bocconi.it and/or stefano.gatti@uni-bocconi.it


Travel : Milan is served conveniently by two international airports Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate.


Conference Organizers : Professors Stefano Caselli, Stefano Gatti, and John A. Doukas