In conversation with Prof. Edward Rock

In conversation with Prof. Edward Rock

Edward Rock, Tom Gosling

May 23 2023

Dr Tom Gosling interviews Prof. Edward Rock, Martin Lipton Professor of Law at NYU & Co-Director of the Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance on his recent paper "The Emergence of Welfarist Corporate Governance", co-authored with Prof. Marcel Kahan.

Prof. Rock shares his thoughts on these key issues:


  • Universal ownership approach
  • Portfolio welfarism, shareholder welfarism and debt direct welfarism
  • The checks and balances of private companies and the lack of political support
  • Welfarist regulation

We hope you enjoy the conversation.

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