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Centre for Corporate Governance events

The Centre for Corporate Governance (CCG) holds a small number of high-quality events where leading academics, executives, investors, consultants and policymakers discuss topical corporate governance issues. After our events, which are invite only, we publish reports to share the findings with a wider audience.

Past Events

  • 2017
    • December 2017: Investor Stewardship

    How should shareholders engage more effectively with firms? Is more engagement even desirable or does it lead to short-termism? Are index funds undermining effective stewardship? How can regulators promote better engagement and the right kinds of engagement?


    On 5 December the CCG hosted a full-day event on Investor Stewardship to explore these issues. The debate was led by some of the world’s leading academics and practitioners.

  • 2016
    • November 2016: Executive pay schemes – fit for purpose?
    • Why have executive pay practices created such public concern and led many institutional investors, professional bodies and commentators to voice their unease? Experts at this CCG event debated the way forward.


    • October 2016: The Purposeful Company Policy Forum
    • The Purposeful Company Task Force (TPC) and the CCG hosted a forum to finalise policy recommendations, initially set out in the TPC’s 2016 Interim Report. Read the resulting final report.


    • March 2016: How imminent is the real fintech revolution?
    • This event explored how the financial sector will be transformed by disruptive technologies and the relevant regulatory and policy responses to the effects on the industry. It was held in collaboration with the Bank of England, London Business School’s (LBS) CCG and AQR Asset Management Institute.

  • 2015
    • January 2015: Is mutuality the answer to the ownerless corporation?

    LBS welcomed practitioners, policymakers and academics including Lord Myners CBE, the Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, John Kay CBE, Richard Pennycook and Ed Mayo to explore the benefits and challenges of mutual and co-operative ownership. They also debated relevant policymaking and areas of governance.

  • 2014
    • June 2014: Governance and ownership of listed companies
    • Practitioner and academic thought leaders debated the consequences of fragmented versus block ownership, one share, one vote, and the role and importance of market liquidity. This event was hosted with the Financial Reporting Council.


    • May 2014: Shareholder Activism
    • This event presented and debated the academic report ‘Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study’ by Marco Becht, Julian Franks and Jeremy Grant.

  • 2013
    • 2013: Lehman Brothers Five Years On
    • In partnership with the Bank of England, LBS invited 50 major international decision-makers and academics to discuss global financial regulation. Keynote speeches covered the status quo surrounding global financial regulation and the key concerns and major issues that policymakers, regulators and the regulated needed to address. Email CCG@london.edu for a copy of the report.