Restoring Trust in America's Business Institutions
143 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Date Written: November 2003
These are the edited proceedings of a conference convened in November 2003 by the Sloan Project on Business Institutions at the Georgetown University Law Center to discuss the post-Enron crisis of confidence in the corporate governance system. The participants discuss a number of topics, including changes in the role of the board of directors, accounting system reform, recent amendments of the federal securities laws, executive compensation, and the governance functions of market intermediaries, institutional investors, and corporate counsel. Academic participants include Dean Joel Seligman and Professors John C. Coffee, James Cox, Lynne Dallas, Charles Elson, Stuart Gillan, Robert Haft, Steven Kaplan, Neal Katyal, Lynn Stout, and Shyam Sunder. Participants from the accounting profession include G. Michael Crooch, George Diacont, and Dennis Nally. Participants from the business world include John Bogle, Ed Kwalwasser, Claudine B. Malone, Roger Raber, Robert Rosenberg, Charles Rossotti, and Thomas Selman. Participants from the legal profession and the judiciary include Charles Davidow, Eric Dinallo, Damon Silvers, Paul Saunders, Vice-Chancellor Leo Strine, John Villa, and Peter J. Wallison.
JEL Classification: G38, K22
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