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New Report Details Practical Steps Corporate Boards Can Take to Combat Sexual Harassment CII Applauds SEC Commissioner Jackson's Call for Listing Standards to Require Sunsets on Dual-Class Stock CII Spring Conference, March 12-14, Washington. D.C. CII Announces Advisory Council Members for 2018 CII Report Highlights Risks Associated with a Common Chinese Corporate Structure Institutional Investors Oppose Stitch Fix Dual-Class Structure but Welcome Sunset Provision Uber’s Governance — Investor Response Do Not Disadvantage US Investors on Research,
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CII, Institutional Investors with $4+ Trillion in Assets Oppose
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CII Fall Conference, October 23-25, New York City
Johnson & Johnson Chair & CEO Alex Gorsky and
Washington, D.C., Oct. 10, 2018 — Members of the media are invited to attend the fall conference of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), October 23-25, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. View full agenda here.
“Flash Boy” and Founder & CEO of IEX Brad Katsuyama to Speak
CII represents pension funds and other long-term investors and is a leading voice for effective corporate governance and shareholder rights. The more than 500 attendees will include investment professionals, regulators and corporate governance experts.
Conference plenary and breakout sessions, and many CII member-hosted events on Tuesday, October 23, and Wednesday, October 24, are open to the media. All events on Thursday, October 25, are closed to press.
Press must register to attend (register as a non-member and select the “press” drop-down).
Stationary cameras are permitted by prior arrangement with Rosemary Lally. Roving cameras are not allowed.
Speakers at CII conference sessions on Tuesday, October 23
Gary Gensler, senior lecturer MIT Sloan School of Management; former chair, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Kara Stein, commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Kurt Summers, treasurer, City of Chicago
Speakers at CII conference sessions on Wednesday October 24
Lucian Bebchuk, James Barr Ames Professor of Law, Economics and Finance, Harvard Law School
Sanjai Bhagat, professor, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado
Carol Bowie, senior advisor, Teneo
Steven Clifford, author and former CEO, King Broadcasting
Yafit Cohn, associate group general counsel, The Travelers Companies
Katherine Collins, head of sustainable investing, Putnam Investment Management
Alex Gorsky, chair & CEO, Johnson & Johnson; chair, Business Roundtable’s Corporate
Brad Katsuyama, founder & CEO, IEX; main protagonist in Michael Lewis’ book Flash Boys: A
Wall Street Revolt
Jeff Mahoney, CII, general counsel
Alex Matturri, CEO, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Asha Mehta, lead portfolio manager & director of responsible investing, Acadian Asset Management
Kate Murtagh, managing director, sustainable investing, Harvard Management Company
Matthew Orsagh, director, capital markets policy, CFA Institute
Jennifer Peet, corporate governance director, Office of Oregon State Treasurer & Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund
Brandon Rees, deputy director, corporations and capital markets, AFL-CIO
Chuck Seets, principal/partner, EY
Melanie Steiner, chief risk officer, PVH Corp
Ash Williams, chair, CII board of directors; executive director & CIO, Florida State Board of Administration
Jeff Witmyer, senior manager, cyber risk, Grant Thornton
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