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Accountability and its Limits: The Story of Siemens

After yesterday where the conference focused on corporate governance, today we turned to the topic of leadership. To kick off the session on Accountability and its Limits, Professor Pino Audia of Tuck, noted that leadership is an important substitute as … Continue reading

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PE Investments, Value Creation, and Social Consequences

Speakers: Jose-Miguel Gaspar, Professor – ESSEC; Vincent Gombault, Managing Director – Axa Private Equity; Jean-Louis Grevet, Founding and Managing Partner – Perceva Capital Do we understand private equity well? At times, some cliches from the 1980s blur our understanding. The … Continue reading

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Parallel Session 2.2: Women on Boards: Effects of Director Quotas

During the previous session on Trends in Board Leadership and Shareholder Engagement Policies – Karin Thorburn kicked off the discussion of women and corporate boards with an interesting overview of gender quotas, the Norwegian experience with quotas, and female effectiveness … Continue reading

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