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TIME: 10:00-12:15

Session F1: Corporate Governance

Chair: Walid Busaba (Western University)
Location: DMS 4130

“Do Long-Term Investors Improve Corporate Decision Making?”
Jarrad Harford (University of Washington), Ambrus Kecskes (York University) and Sattar Mansi (Virginia Tech)
Discussant: Oğuzhan Karakaş (Boston College)

“Earnings and the Value of Voting Rights”
Umit G. Gurun (University of Texas at Dallas) and Oğuzhan Karakaş (Boston College)
Discussant: Douglas Cumming (York University)

“Market Manipulation and Innovation”
Douglas Cumming (York University), Shan Ji (Capital Markets CRC) and Rejo Peter (York University)
Discussant: Ryan Riordan (Queen’s University)

Session F2: Banking and Financial Regulation I

Chair: Abdul Rahman (Retail Banking Academy) 
Location: DMS 4140

“Asset Management within Commercial Banking Groups: International Evidence”
Miguel Ferreira (Nova School of Business and Economics), Pedro Matos (University of Virginia) and Pedro Pires (Nova School of Business and Economics)
Discussant: Claire Celerier (University of Toronto)

“Who Benefits from Bank Trading Activity: Shareholders or Employees?”
Michael King (Western University), Nadia Massoud (University of Melbourne), and Keke Song (University of Melbourne)
Discussant: Christoph Herpfer (Swiss Finance Institute and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)

“The Role of Bankers in the U.S. Syndicated Loan Market”
Christoph Herpfer (Swiss Finance Institute and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
Discussant: Pedro Matos (University of Virginia)


TIME: 02:15-04:30

Session F3: Behavioural Finance

Chair: Khaled Guesmi (IPAG Business School)
Location: DMS 4130

“Ripple Effects of Noise on Corporate Investment”
Olivier Dessaint (University of Toronto), Thierry Foucault (HEC Paris), Laurent Frésard (University of Maryland) and Adrien Matray (Princeton University)
Discussant: Alice Bonaime (University of Arizona)

“Night Fever: Investor Inattention and the Timing of Corporate Filings”
Vicente Cuñat (London School of Economics and Political Science) and Moqi Groen-Xu (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Discussant: Olivier Dessaint (University of Toronto)

“What is Revealed when Firms Repurchase Against Short Selling?”
Leonce Bargeron (University of Kentucky) and Alice Bonaime (University of Arizona)
Discussant: Moqi Groen-Xu (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Session F4: Banking and Financial Regulation II

Chair: Vijay Jog (Carleton University)
Location: DMS 4103

“The Impact of Bank Credit on Labor Reallocation and Aggregate Industry Productivity”
Daniel Carvalho (University of Southern California), Gordon Phillips (Dartmouth College) and John Bai (Northeastern University)
Discussant: Kim P. Huynh (Bank of Canada)

“Personal Bankruptcy Protection and Household Debt”
Meta Brown (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) and Felipe Severino (Dartmouth College)
Discussant: Jason Allen (Bank of Canada)

“The Impact of Bankruptcy Reform on Insolvency Choice and Consumer Credit”
Jason Allen (Bank of Canada) and Kiana Basiri (Bank of Canada).
Discussant: John Bai (Northeastern University)

Session F5: Financial Markets and International Finance

Chair: Fabio Moneta (Queen’s University)
Location: DMS 4140

“Analysts and Anomalies”
Joey Engelberg (University of California, San Diego), David McLean (Georgetown University) and Jeffrey Pontiff (Boston College)
Discussant: Selim Topaloglu (Queen’s University)

“How Does Sovereign Bond Market Integration Relate to Fundamentals and CDS Spreads?
Ines Chaieb (University of Geneva and Swiss Finance Institute), Vihang Errunza (McGill University) and Rajna Gibson Brandon (University of Geneva & SFI)
Discussant: David McLean (Georgetown University)

“International Corporate Governance Spillovers: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions”
Rui Albuquerque (Boston College), Luis Brandao Marques (International Monetary Fund), Miguel Ferreira (Nova School of Business and Economics) and Pedro Matos (University of Virginia)
Discussant: David Schumacher (McGill University)

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