Current Issues of Executive Compensation in the Financial Industry
Monday, April 9, 2012
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
James E. Rogers College of Law, Room 237 (Faculty Lounge)
At an upcoming conference, hosted by the James E. Rogers College of Law scholars from both finance and law fields will tackle issues in executive compensation contributing to the collapse of financial institutions and in assessing subsequent regulation to prevent its recurrence.
“We hope to come to a better understanding of how executive compensation affected financial institutions’ corporate governance, operational decisions, and fundamental business strategies,” said Professor Simone Sepe, “ in addition to looking forward, at how regulatory mechanisms can operate as structural “checks” or counterbalances.”
The series is free and open to members of the public. Those wishing to attend should contact Barbara Lopez at 520-626-1740 or firstname.lastname@example.org to determine whether seats are available.
The conference will begin with introductory remarks from UA Law Dean Lawrence Ponoroff, law Professor Robert Mundheim and Professor Rick Sias from the Eller College of Management. Sessions include paper presentations and discussions about:
“Dodd-Frank Say on Pay: Will It Lead To A Greater Role for Shareholders in
Prof. Randall Thomas, John S. Beasley II Professor of Law and Business, Vanderbilt Law School.
“Trends in Bank Executive Compensation and Implications for Taxpayer Risk”
Prof. David Walker, Maurice Poch Faculty Research Scholar, Boston University School of Law.
“Bank Risk Taking and Bank Middle Management Incentives” Prof. Lubomir Litov and
Prof. Simone Sepe, Eller College of Management. and University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.
“Bank Executive Compensation and Capital Requirements Reform”
Prof. Sanjai Bhagat, Provost Professor of Finance, University of Colorado-Boulder.
“Recent Innovations in Compensation and the Implications for Financial Institutions”Prof. Jeffrey Coles, Francis J. and Mary B. Labriola Endowed Chair in Competitive Business Finance, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University.
“When Executive Compensation Meets Reality”
John Cannon, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP.
Conference sessions will include time for questions and interactive discussion.