University of Southern California

Former SEC Chairman Cox and Delaware Chief Justice Steele to Keynote Summit
Business Leaders, Regulators, Academics also Featured Speakers
October 23, 2009 ā€¢ by News at Marshall

USC alum Christopher Cox, a former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Myron T. Steele, chief justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, will be keynote speakers at the fourth annual USC Corporate Governance Summit set for Nov. 12-13 at the Davidson Conference Center.

"Business leaders are increasingly judged by ever-more exacting standards of accountability, transparency and risk management, so it's crucial that corporate boards think and act in the best interests of all their constituents," said Don Murray, chief executive officer of Resources Global Professionals, which is sponsoring the summit.

About the Summit

Organized by USC Marshall in 2006, the annual Corporate Governance Summit is designed to give directors and executives the information they need to meet the challenges of governance today.

This Program has been accredited by Institutional Shareholder Services and features experts from the USC Marshall School of Business and the Leventhal School of Accounting, and a wide range of speakers and panelists with hands-on experience.

"The summit will provide directors and officers a crucial chance to gain insights into emerging trends in corporate governance, as well as a continuing education opportunity to stay on top of best practices in these turbulent times, " said USC Marshall Associate Professor of Clinical Finance and Business Economics Duke Bristow, who will chair this year's conference. "We have a host of excellent speakers and experts in numerous aspects of corporate governance, including many sitting directors who can share what really works for boards."

The summit will be held on the main Los Angeles campus of the University of Southern California in the Davidson Conference center. Most summit sessions are open only to registered event attendees. 

For any questions about the Corporate Governance Summit, please, feel free to contact: dbristow@usc.ed

For information on speakers, panelists and the program please visit: www.marshall.usc.edu/summit


About the USC Marshall School of Business
Consistently ranked among the nation's premier schools, USC Marshall is internationally recognized for its emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation, social responsibility and path-breaking research. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, one of the world's leading business centers and the U.S. gateway to the Pacific Rim, Marshall offers its 5,700-plus undergraduate and graduate students a unique world view and impressive global experiential opportunities. With an alumni community spanning 123 countries, USC Marshall students join a worldwide community of thought leaders who are redefining the way business works.