Call for Papers
Corporate Governance Symposium

November 9, 2012, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, Lerner College of Business & Economics, University of Delaware

The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance and the Lerner College of Business & Economics at the University of Delaware will host a Corporate Governance Symposium on November 9, 2012. The symposium will feature up to four academic papers on corporate governance and a panel discussion featuring speakers from the Delaware judiciary and the academic, business, and legal communities.

The John L. Weinberg Corporate Governance Best Paper Award will be presented during the symposium luncheon. Additionally, all travel and lodging expenses will be reimbursed for the presenting authors and the discussants.

TOPICS: We encourage submission of unpublished papers addressing any topic within the field of corporate governance including: corporate governance reform measures, the Federal government as shareholder, Federal versus State corporate law, executive compensation, the composition and structure of the board, the dual-role of the CEO/Chairman, the board's role in monitoring risk, shareholder engagement, the role and regulatory issues relating to the proxy advisory industry, social networks and governance, corporate fraud, and the influence of governance on firm value and other firm characteristics. Faculty from both business and law schools are encouraged to submit their research.

Finally, we welcome everyone to attend the conference whether or not you are a program participant.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please submit papers in a PDF version no later than August 31, 2012 to: Alternatively, you may send a hard-copy to:

Ann C. Mule
Associate Director
Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance
Lerner College of Business & Economics
University of Delaware
Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 105
Newark, DE 19716

Decisions regarding the symposium program will be made by September 30, 2012. General inquiries regarding the conference should be directed to Ann Mule at the above address.

Posted 6/27/12