The annual Oxford-LSE Law and Finance Conference this year is jointly convened by John Armour, Hogan Lovells Professor of Law and Finance at the University of Oxford, and David Kershaw, Professor of Law at LSE. It will take place at the T.S. Eliot Lecture at Merton College in Oxford.

Programme

08:30

Registration and Coffee

09:00

Opening Address: Professor Timothy Endicott, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford

09:15

Health and Financial Fragility: Evidence from Car Crashes
and Consumer Bankruptcy
: and Health and Financial Fragility: Evidence from Cancer and Consumer Bankruptcy: Edward Morrison, Paul H. & Theo Leffmann Professor of Commercial Law, University of Chicago Law School

Discussant: Oren Sussman, Reader in Finance, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

10:45

Coffee

11:15

The Origins of the Market for Corporate Control: Brian Cheffins, S J Berwin Professor of Corporate Law, University of Cambridge

Discussant: David Kershaw, Professor of Law, LSE

12:30

Lunch

14:00

Do Firms Engage in Risk Shifting? Empirical Evidence: Erik Gilje, Assistant Professor of Finance, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Discussant: Sarah Paterson, Assistant Professor of Corporate Insolvency, LSE

15:15

Coffee

15:45

Say Pays! Shareholder Voice and Firm Performance: Mireia Giné, Assistant Professor of Financial Management, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and IESE Business School of the University of Navarra

Discussant: Joel Shapiro, University Lecturer in Finance, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Does Say on Pay Matter? Evidence from the German natural Experiment: Tobias Tröger, Professor of Private Law, Trade and Business Law, Jurisprudence, Goethe University, Frankfurt

Discussant: Paul Davies, Allen & Overy Professor of Corporate Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford

18:00

Close

19:00

Dinner in honour of Professor Paul Davies, Balliol College