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International Finance Summit: The Revolution in Corporate Finance

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Stern Stewart & Co

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of South Africa

July 30, 2008 - July 31, 2008

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the creation of modern finance by Merton H. Miller and Franco Modigliani, Chicago GSB is proud to support this Stern Stewart & Co. event.

Where

International Convention Centre
Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street
Cape Town, South Africa

Event Details

Key speakers include eight of the world’s most outstanding researchers in the field of finance and economics, five of whom are University of Chicago alumni: Myron Scholes, PhD '70 (Nobel Laureate, Black-Scholes option pricing model) Michael Jensen, PhD '68 (agency theory) Stewart Myers (pecking order theory) Richard Roll, PhD '68 (arbitrage price theory) Stephen Ross (arbitrage pricing theory) Chester Spatt (chief economist at U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2004-2007) Katherine Schipper, PhD '77 (inducted 2007, The Accounting Hall of Fame) Joel Stern, MBA '64 (EVA - economic value added) You will have the rare opportunity to hear from and interact with these key speakers as they explore current issues in corporate finance, financial policy, and regulation in South Africa and around the world. In addition to these key presentations, South African business leaders will serve as panelists to explore a diverse range of relevant topics.

Cost

R8,000 (Chicago GSB Alumni Special Discounted Price)

Registration

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Deadline: 7/29/2008

Program

7:15 AM-2:30 PM: Conference

Questions

Arnold Longboy, '08 (EXP-13) 

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