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  • Stanford University Rock Center for Corporate Governance
    Corporate Governance is a joint initiative of Stanford Law School and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University The Center was created to advance the understanding and practice of corporate governance in a cross disciplinary environment where leading academics business leaders policy makers practitioners and regulators can meet and work together The Center is led by outstanding Faculty with active collaboration from its Advisory Board Category Directory News Media Blog The twelve Federal Reserve banks Governance and accountability in the 21st century March 02 2015 Publication Date March 2 2015 Source Brookings Institution Author Peter Conti Brown Rock Center Non Resident Academic Fellow Rock Center Fellow Peter Conti Brown Will Testify Before U S Senate Banking Committee February 26 2015 Date March 3 2015 Title Federal Reserve Accountability and Reform Source United States Senate Committee on Twitter StanfordRock Latest Twetter Feeds stanfordrock stanfordrock PeterContiBrown BrookingsInst paper calls federalreserve quasi private Reserve Banks opaque and unaccountable http t co hCKwKw0p7O nbsp Mar 03 reply retweet favorite 1 day ago Latest Twetter Feeds StanfordCorpGov StanfordCorpGov Study examines link between corporate governance managerial incentives and corporate tax avoidance SSRN http t co VivPxbPemi corpgov nbsp 30m reply retweet favorite 7 hours ago

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  • Stanford University Rock Center for Corporate Governance
    Corporate Governance is a joint initiative of Stanford Law School and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University The Center was created to advance the understanding and practice of corporate governance in a cross disciplinary environment where leading academics business leaders policy makers practitioners and regulators can meet and work together The Center is led by outstanding Faculty with active collaboration from its Advisory Board Category Directory News Media Blog The twelve Federal Reserve banks Governance and accountability in the 21st century March 02 2015 Publication Date March 2 2015 Source Brookings Institution Author Peter Conti Brown Rock Center Non Resident Academic Fellow Rock Center Fellow Peter Conti Brown Will Testify Before U S Senate Banking Committee February 26 2015 Date March 3 2015 Title Federal Reserve Accountability and Reform Source United States Senate Committee on Twitter StanfordRock Latest Twetter Feeds stanfordrock stanfordrock PeterContiBrown BrookingsInst paper calls federalreserve quasi private Reserve Banks opaque and unaccountable http t co hCKwKw0p7O nbsp Mar 03 reply retweet favorite 1 day ago Latest Twetter Feeds StanfordCorpGov StanfordCorpGov Study examines link between corporate governance managerial incentives and corporate tax avoidance SSRN http t co VivPxbPemi corpgov nbsp 51m reply retweet favorite 7 hours ago

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  • About Us | Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance
    and policy experts they attract create a forum in which key questions can be tested and explored The Rock Center provides a focal point for sustained empirical research and sponsors a diverse series of events including seminars conferences and guest speakers addressing real world governance practices The Rock Center was founded at Stanford with three objectives First through conferences and seminars engage key academics regulators and professionals from the business and legal communities in the debate about corporate governance bridging the gap between theory and practice Second through research online resources and educational programs the Rock Center hopes to advance intellectual understanding of the governance process Third by developing new educational and course materials the Rock Center hopes to strengthen corporate governance as an independent area of teaching and scholarship at law schools and business schools worldwide Innovation and new ventures fuel the global economy but the spark comes from investment Investment is about trust It s about knowing that the people investors entrust with their money are running ethical transparent and effective businesses Arthur Rock founder with Toni Rembe of the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance If you would like more information about the Rock Center please contact us The views expressed by any Stanford and Rock Center faculty and directors are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Rock Center for Corporate Governance and or of any other individual Stanford faculty school or department News Media Blog The twelve Federal Reserve banks Governance and accountability in the 21st century March 02 2015 Publication Date March 2 2015 Source Brookings Institution Author Peter Conti Brown Rock Center Non Resident Academic Fellow Rock Center Fellow Peter Conti Brown Will Testify Before U S Senate Banking Committee February 26 2015 Date March 3

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  • Events | Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance
    Up is the New Thing to Do in Silicon Valley declared an October 2014 New York Times DealBook column During the fall Lost In Translation Directors Cyber Risks March 19th 2015 7 30 8 00am Continental Breakfast 8 00 9 30am Program Directors aren t CTOs What is the right level of inquiry and diligence when it comes to cyber threats Where will boards be held responsible Rock Center Speaker Series April 13th 2015 More details to come SVDX Rock Center Morning Speaker Series April 16th 2015 More details to come Rock Center Speaker Series May 11th 2015 More details to come News Media Blog The twelve Federal Reserve banks Governance and accountability in the 21st century March 02 2015 Publication Date March 2 2015 Source Brookings Institution Author Peter Conti Brown Rock Center Non Resident Academic Fellow Rock Center Fellow Peter Conti Brown Will Testify Before U S Senate Banking Committee February 26 2015 Date March 3 2015 Title Federal Reserve Accountability and Reform Source United States Senate Committee on Twitter StanfordRock Latest Twetter Feeds stanfordrock stanfordrock PeterContiBrown BrookingsInst paper calls federalreserve quasi private Reserve Banks opaque and unaccountable http t co hCKwKw0p7O nbsp Mar 03 reply retweet favorite

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  • Faculty | Team | Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance
    law and philosophy He is an expert in all aspects of commercial law including commercial paper and secured credit as well as in antitrust and consumer protection law Professor Craswell was the academic associate dean at Stanford Law School from 1999 to 2001 Before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 1998 he was a professor at the University of Chicago Law School and the University of Southern California School of Law where he was an associate dean Upon completion of his law degree he was an attorney with the U S Federal Trade Commission in the Office of Policy Planning and the Bureaus of Competition and Economics Full Bio Darrell Duffie duffie stanford edu 650 723 1976 Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance Darrell Duffie s research interests include over the counter market financial modeling financial risk management credit risk valuation of defaultable securities valuation and hedging of derivative securities term structure of interest rate modeling financial innovation and security design Recently Duffie has focused on how capital moves from one segment of asset markets to another and the implications of imperfect trading opportunities for asset price behavior especially in over the counter markets Duffie and several collaborators have some recent results on portfolio credit risk based on the assumption that there are unobservable common default risk factors Full Bio Ronald J Gilson rgilson stanford edu 650 723 0614 Charles J Meyers Professor of Law and Business An experienced practitioner of corporate and securities law before entering academia Ronald J Gilson is the author of major casebooks on corporate finance and corporate acquisitions He has written widely on U S and comparative corporate governance and on venture capital and was a reporter of the American Law Institute s Corporate Governance Project Professor Gilson is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the European Corporate Governance Institute and is the board chair for American Century Investments in Mountain View managing over 26 billion in assets In addition to his role at Stanford Law School he is the Marc and Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business at Columbia University School of Law Full Bio Joy Ishii ishii joy gsb stanford edu 650 724 6376 Assistant Professor of Finance Joy Ishii s research focuses on empirical corporate finance and banking Recent work has examined the valuation effects of insider stock ownership the relationship between firm level corporate governance structures and corporate performance the role of social networks in corporate finance and the role of network effects in ATMs in the retail banking industry Full Bio Dirk Jenter djenter stanford edu 650 498 4411 Assistant Professor of Finance Professor Jenter s work focuses on the interaction of managers and firms with possibly inefficient capital markets Recent research projects have examined the capital structure decisions of U S firms option and stock compensation for top executives and other employees insider trading by managers the role of institutional investors in mergers and acquisitions and the effects of the business cycle on forced CEO turnover Full Bio Ron Kasznik kasznik ron gsb stanford edu 650 725 9740 Professor of Accounting Director of the Mergers and Acquisitions Executive Program Robert Marilyn Jaedicke Faculty Fellow for 2013 2014 Ron Kasznik s research focuses on examining the strategic use of accounting and financial information by market participants particularly firm managers Within this broad area he focuses primarily on issues related to the provision of financial and non financial information the determinants and outcomes of voluntary disclosures incentives to manage reported earnings and the disclosure and reporting effects of employee stock options Full Bio Michael Klausner klausner stanford edu 650 723 6433 Nancy and Charles Munger Professor of Business and Professor of Law Michael Klausner teaches and writes in the areas of corporate law corporate governance and financial regulation His research has included theoretical and empirical analyses of corporate governance takeover defenses standardization of contracts and corporate governance documentation and bank regulatory reform His most recent work includes empirical studies of officer and director liability the securities class action litigation process and a proposal for a market oriented Community Reinvestment Act Before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 1997 he was a professor of law at New York University School of Law a White House Fellow and deputy associate director in the Office of Policy Development in the White House and a corporate law practitioner with Gibson Dunn Crutcher in Washington D C and Hong Kong He clerked for Justice William Brennan of the U S Supreme Court and Judge David Bazelon of the U S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Full Bio Maureen F McNichols mcnichols maureen gsb stanford edu 650 723 0833 Marriner S Eccles Professor of Public and Private Management Professor of Law by courtesy Stanford Law School Maureen McNichols research examines financial reporting and its role in providing information to investors Her recent work focuses on earnings quality on earnings management and on securities analysts The research on earnings quality examines the informativeness of earnings and its components under alternative accounting principles The research on earnings management examines companies incentives and methods for managing earnings detection of managed earnings and the consequences for investors The research on analysts examines their incentives to report information truthfully how investment banking influences analysts behavior and the implications for investors Full Bio Michael Ostrovsky ostrovsky gsb stanford edu 650 724 7280 Associate Professor of Economics Michael Ostrovsky s research is in the areas of game theory industrial organization and corporate finance Most recently he has analyzed internet advertising auctions stability in vertical networks and proxy voting by mutual funds Full Bio Paul Oyer pauloyer stanford edu 650 736 1047 Fred H Merrill Professor of Economics Paul Oyer studies the economics of organizations and human resource practices His recent work has looked at the use of broad based stock option plans how firms use non cash benefits and how firms respond to limits on their ability to displace workers Oyer s

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  • Research Programs2 | Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance
    Backed Company Directors VCDC Based on Directors College the nation s premier executive education program for directors and senior executives of publicly traded firms VCDC focuses on practical solutions to governance issues that commonly arise among private venture backed companies from early stage formation until exit through acquisition or IPO International Programs The Rock Center has developed several international programs in partnership with leading universities and corporate governance centers around the world These executive education programs for directors and senior executives of publicly traded firms have been held in Brazil Canada Chile China Hong Kong Mexico and Singapore Stanford Institutional Investors Forum SIIF SIIF provides an opportunity for its members who are many of the nation s largest and most sophisticated institutional investors to meet in a confidential setting closed to the press and public to discuss current policy issues of concern to the institutional investor community Stanford Senior Executive Leadership Program Hong Kong The Stanford Senior Executive Leadership Program SSELP is a nine month flagship executive program in Hong Kong The program is designed to help top executives identify and understand critical topics that play a central role in the success and failure of corporate activities This innovative program provides a comprehensive curriculum to deliver the highest level of cross functional knowledge and leadership expertise in the following areas institutional investors and global capital markets strategic accounting and finance leadership corporate governance and FCPA practice and risk management Rock Center Program for Journalists A Primer in Corporate Governance This program brings together a group of Media Fellows selected from leading writers in business and finance to attend an educational and networking event in New York City The program focuses on corporate governance fundamentals financial services reform executive compensation succession planning corporate finance and accounting Securities Class Action Clearinghouse SCAC The SCAC a collaboration with Cornerstone Research provides detailed information related to the prosecution defense and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation The SCAC team maintains a filings database of more than 3 800 securities class action lawsuits filed since the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 The database contains copies of more than 44 000 complaints briefs filings and other litigation related materials filed in these cases Research eLibrary Rock Center at the Social Science Research Network SSRN Stanford University Working Paper and Abstract Series Research The Twelve Federal Reserve Banks Governance and Accountability in the 21st Century March 2nd 2015 Why We Should All Be Thrilled About the FDA Starting to Embrace Innovation March 2nd 2015 Why I m Confident that the Tech Industry Is Fixing Its Diversity Quagmire February 9th 2015 Looking for An Exotic Vacation Here s Why Moon Travel May Be Only 20 Years Away January 26th 2015 How Technology Will Eat Medicine January 9th 2015 Why 2015 Will Be The Year of India s Next Technology Revolution December 31st 2014 2014 is Ending But This Wave of Technology Disruptions is Just Beginning December 17th 2014 Book Review Supreme

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  • Partners | Affiliates | Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance
    of your choosing such as directors of your corporation business executives from your company members of your legal department and clients Priority registration for all Rock Center programs and a 10 discount on program tuition for all registration referrals Recognition in all Rock Center printed and on line program materials mention at all appropriate public receptions and forums Participation in annual Rock Center program planning and speaker recruitment session Priority consideration for up to 2 speakers at Rock Center conference panels speaker series and exclusive working groups during the calendar year 1 Opportunity to nominate and recruit executive level clients for conference keynote and speaking opportunities 1 Exclusive meal sponsorship opportunities during Rock Center conferences and programs 2 Custom program sponsorship opportunities in partnership with Rock Center 3 Rock Center Program Partners 50 000 annually One prepaid scholarship per Rock Center program series offered during a 12 month period These scholarships may be used by anyone of your choosing such as directors of your corporation business executives from your company members of your legal department and clients Priority registration for all Rock Center programs and a 10 discount on program tuition for all registration referrals Recognition in all Rock Center printed and on line program materials mention at all appropriate public receptions and forums Participation in annual Rock Center program planning and speaker recruitment session Priority consideration for 1 speaker at Rock Center conference panels speaker series and exclusive working groups during the calendar year 1 Exclusive meal sponsorship opportunities during Rock Center conferences and programs 2 Contact Information For more information about the Rock Center Affiliates Program please contact Nancy Easterbrook Associate Director of Development Corporate Foundation Relations Stanford Law School 559 Nathan Abbott Way Stanford CA 94305 8610 650 725 4247 phone 650 725 9786 fax NEasterB law

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  • News | Media | Blog | Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance
    is quoted in this piece spotlighting recent research by the Stanford Graduate School of February 19th 2015 25 Pages or Less Investors Want Shorter Proxies Publication Date February 17 2015 Source CFO Journal Wall Street Journal Author Kimberly S Johnson Researcher Brian Tayan is quoted in this Wall Street Journal blog post on a survey February 17th 2015 Disney Tackles Succession This Time Without Drama Publication Date February 12 2015 Source New York Times Author James B Stewart David Larcker the James Irvin Miller Professor of Accounting comments in a New York Times piece on February 12th 2015 Joseph Grundfest to Moderate Panel at White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Joseph Grundfest will moderate a panel discussion Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Summit Executive Technical Workshop on Improving Cybersecurity and Consumer Privacy at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer February 11th 2015 The First Bank Of Bud Rock Center Fellow Peter Conti Brown weighs in on the creation of a credit union that could aid marijuana dispensaries for The New York Times It was zero degrees in Denver on a February 5th 2015 Read the paper Diversity on Corporate Boards How Much Difference Does Difference Make Deborah L Rhode the Ernest W McFarland Professor of Law and Director of the Center on the Legal Profession at Stanford University and Amanda K Packel the Deputy Director of February 3rd 2015 Board Diversity How Much Difference Does Difference Make Publication Date January 26 2015 Source ValueWalk Author Clayton Browne This piece discusses a paper co authored by Amanda Packel deputy director of the Rock Center and Deborah L Rhode the January 26th 2015 Older News News Media Blog The twelve Federal Reserve banks Governance and accountability in the 21st century March 02 2015 Publication Date March 2 2015 Source

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