Seminar Programme, Autumn 2009

The Division hosts research seminars with a mixture of internal and external speakers. We welcome guests from both within and outside the university.

All seminars take place at 1pm in room 4B128. We aim for a 2.30pm finish.  A lunch of soup & sandwiches is provided.

Seminar Programme, Autumn 2009

DateSpeakerTopic
Thursday, 10 September  Professor Martin Conyon 
(ESSEC Business School, Paris)
"Compensation Consultants and Executive Pay" 
Wednesday, 21 October Professor Andrew Stark 
(Manchester Business School)
Dividend Displacement, Market Value, Regular and Special Dividends, and Share Buybacks in the UK"  
Wednesday, 4 November  Professor Victor Murinde 
(Birmingham Business School)
 "Credit ratings and corporate investment: Evidence from UK firms" 
Wednesday, 11 November Professor Richard Taffler
(University of Edinburgh Business School)
"When is bad news really good news? The case of strategic bankruptcies".
 
Wednesday, 18 November
Professor Lisa Evans (University of Stirling) Professor David Stopforth (University of Stirling)  Lisa Evans - 'Police, detectives, bad girls and mincing words, or: what I (almost) did on research leave'

David Stopforth - "The birth of corporation tax - the official view". 
 
 
Wednesday, 2 December
Dr Mark Clatworthy
(Cardiff Business School)
"Auditor Quality and the Role of Accounting Information in Explaining UK Stock Returns"
Wednesday, 9 December Dr Joao Cocco           (London Business School) "Does Asymmetric Information Affect SEOs and M&A Activity? Evidence from Corporate Pension Plans" 
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