RIETI-ECGI-WBF Webinar Series

A New Concept of the Corporation [Part 3]
Ownership of the New Corporation: the Role of Activist Funds (Handouts and Video)


  • Date: May 20, 2021
  • Hosts: Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), Waseda University Institute for Business and Finance (WBF)

Video (YouTube)


  • Speaker: Colin MAYER (Peter Moores Dean, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford)
  • Speaker: Julian FRANKS (Professor of Finance, London Business School / Fellow, Research Member, ECGI)
  • Commentator: NAKAGAMI Yasunori (Consulting Fellow, RIETI / Representative Director and Chief Executive Officer, Misaki Capital Inc.)
  • Commentator: Friederike HELFER (Partner at Cevian Capital / Representative Institutional Member, ECGI)
  • Moderator: MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor of Japanese Economy, Graduate School of Commerce, Waseda University / Executive Vice President, Waseda University / Adviser, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study)
  • Moderator: WATANABE Tetsuya (Vice President, RIETI)