Professor wins award for best paper on corporate governance
Mariana Pargendler, an associate professor at the FGV Sao Paulo Law School and the coordinator of its Nucleus for Law, Economics and Governance (NDEG), has won the 2020 Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton Prize for the best paper presented in the ECGI Law Working Paper Series in 2019.
In her article, titled “The Grip of Nationalism on Corporate Law,” she demonstrates the profound and resilient influence of nationalism on corporate law throughout history, leading to its frequent use as a tool for protectionist purposes.
The winning papers will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Stockholm School of Finance, Sweden, on October 15, at an event that will feature Professor Oliver Hart, who has a Nobel prize for economics.
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) is an international nonprofit scientific institution that provides a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and experts, focusing on corporate governance issues, bringing together leading scholars of corporate governance from the perspectives of law and finance around the world.
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