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The ECGI Annual Members Meeting 2010 took place in Luxembourg on 6-7 May.  On Friday 7 May, the General Assembly and Annual Lecture was held at the University of Luxembourg. ECGI Fellow, Professor Patrick Bolton, Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia Business School, gave the Annual Lecture on the theme of Rewarding Illusory Alpha: Governance and the Crisis. The dinner took place the night before at the offices of ArcelorMittal in Luxembourg.

2010 Working Paper Prize-giving:

The Standard Life Investments Finance Prize was won by Harald Hau from INSEAD and Marcel Thum from TU Dresden, Ifo Dresden and CESifo with:

Subprime Crisis and Board (In-)Competence: Private vs. Public Banks in Germany (ECGI Finance Working Paper No. 247/2009)

The Allen & Overy Law Prize was won by John Armour from the University of Oxford, Simon Deakin and Priya Lele from the University of Cambridge, and Mathias Siems from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and University of Cambridge with:

How Do Legal Rules Evolve? Evidence from a Cross-Country Comparison of Shareholder, Creditor and Worker Protection (ECGI Law Working Paper No. 129/2009)


6 May - Day 1

Drinks and Dinner at ArcelorMittal, Luxembourg and Presentation of the 2010 ECGI Working Paper Series Prizes

7 May - Day 2

Annual General Meeting of the ECGI - University of Luxembourg




Patrick Bolton

Professor of Finance and Economics
Imperial College London
Fellow, Research Member

Franklin Allen

Professor of Finance and Economics
Imperial College Business School, Brevan Howard Centre
Fellow, Research Member

Theodor Baums

Director of the Institute for Law and Finance
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
Fellow, Research Member

Eilis Ferran

Professor of Company and Securities Law
University of Cambridge Law Faculty and Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law (3CL)
Fellow, Research Member


Elaine McPartlan
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
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