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Corporate Governance Is not Safe from Black Swans

Corporate Governance Is not Safe from Black Swans

by Claudio Todesco

The differences between risk management and risk governance, in a book by Sergio Beretta  

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Foreign CEOs Get More out of Acquisitions

Foreign CEOs Get More out of Acquisitions

by Claudio Todesco

A paper by Angela Pettinicchio and colleagues points out the reasons for this important phenomenon  

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Independent and Minority Appointed Directors Enhance Transparency and Shareholder Protection, New Study Finds

Independent and Minority Appointed Directors Enhance Transparency and Shareholder Protection, New Study Finds

by Fabio Todesco

An analysis of the Italian stock market by three Bocconi University scholars shows that companies with independent and minorityappointed directors disclose more information and in a more detailed way. Market reaction proves that the additional information is in fact relevant  

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1,700 Accounting Scholars and Practitioners at Bocconi for EAA 2018

1,700 Accounting Scholars and Practitioners at Bocconi for EAA 2018

by Fabio Todesco

The Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, organized by Bocconi's Department of Accounting, will start on Wednesday, 30 May  

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Don't Let the Law Hamper the Dialogue between Board and Shareholders

Don't Let the Law Hamper the Dialogue between Board and Shareholders

by Fabio Todesco

Private meetings with board members have proved to be an effective way to perform institutional investors' stewardship function both in the US and in the EU. We should overcome the risk of disclosing price sensitive information without raising compliance costs, Giovanni Strampelli argues in a new paper  

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Textual Analysis Reveals Multiple Strategies to Embellish Corporate Reports

Textual Analysis Reveals Multiple Strategies to Embellish Corporate Reports

by Fabio Todesco

Even responsible companies that use Integrated Reporting (IR) try to avert attention from their weaknesses, a study by Caglio, Melloni and Perego finds. But don't throw away the baby with the bathwater: IR is a good idea  

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News

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  • Governance of Unlisted Companies: Openness is Good, and It Should Speed up

    The results of the first Observatory on the governance of unlisted companies show the benefits of opening boards to independent directors  

  • In Procurement Digitalization the Cloud Is King

    SDA Bocconi School of Management, in a research supported by SAP Ariba and Accenture, has analyzed digital procurement stateoftheart in Italian large companies  

  • How Technologies Affect Marketers

    Bocconi University is hosting a JAMS Thought Leaders' Conference on leveraging technology to create value for consumers and firms  

  • An Artificial Intelligence Lab at Bocconi

    ArtLab is directed by Riccardo Zecchina and does basic research for the development of rigorous methods and algorithms for artificial intelligence. We don't know how these tools will influence economic theory, but it's clear that they will, says Prof. Zecchina  

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  • Smart Contracts: Contract Law in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Automation
    Private Law Seminar Series 2019

    Guest speakers André Janssen, Faculty of Law, Radboud University Pietro Ortolani, Faculty of Law, Radboud University

    Room 1.C3-01, Via Roentgen 1

  • Scale Economies in Television Advertising:The US Television Service Market

    Pradeep K. Chintagunta,  Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

    Meeting Room 4-E4-SR03, Via Roentgen 1, 4th floor

  • Advances in Decison Analysis

    Advances in Decision Analysis is a conference series organized by the Decision Analysis Society of INFORMS. The 2019 edition—the third of its kind— is held June 19-21, 2019 at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. The conference series aims to bring together scientists working in decision analysis, broadly defined, providing a platform for interdisciplinary discussions on the recent advances in the discipline. It include talks by researchers in decision analysis, behavioral economics, judgment and decision-making, machine learning, statistics, and other related disciplines with a prescriptive focus. Keynote speakers: Robyn S. Wilson from Ohio State University, Massimo Marinacci from Bocconi University, and Cynthia Rudin from Duke University.

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  • BIG DATA. Come stanno cambiando il nostro mondo
    Business law

    SALUTO INTRODUTTIVO: MARIATERESA MAGGIOLINO Università Bocconi. INTERVENGONO: GIACINTO DELLA CANANEA Università Bocconi; MARIATERESA MAGGIOLINO Università Bocconi; ANTONIO NICITA Commissario Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni; ORESTE POLLICINO Università Bocconi

    Seminar room 1.C3-01, first floor, Via Roentgen 1