Corporate Governance

Mestrado Bolonha em Management

Mestrado Bolonha em Finanças

Mestrado Bolonha em Accounting

Mestrado Bolonha em Direito e Gestão


What is Corporate Governance? •Objectives •Theoretical background (Theory of the firm; Agency Theory; Stakeholders Theory;)Other theories •Models of corporate governance •Presentation of some Corporate Governance scandals: What can we learn from the scandals? 2.What are the good practices of “Corporate Governance?” •Internal mechanisms .The role of the board .The role of remuneration .The role of capital structure .Dispersion vs concentration of ownership .External mechanisms .Corporate Governance Codes 3. Does Corporate Governance matter? •Empirical evidence on performance •Empirical evidence on earnings management •Empirical evidence in other domains (e.g. innovation) 4. What is the future for corporate governance? •The search of a new theoretical foundations