ACTIVITIES 1993 – 2019

Date Activity Speakers
2019-09-02 Ownership of Listed Companies around the World – a new OECD report Alejandra Medina (Economist at OECD), Mats Isaksson (Head of Corporate Governance and Corporate Finance at OECD)
2019-06-03 The future in stewardship? Peter Montagnon, Institute of Business Ethics, Mats Isaksson, OECD
2019-05-02 Foreign direct investment in Sweden: The importance of the new EU regulation for the Swedish acquisition market Carolina Dackö, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå
2018-12-06 25-year anniversary Serdar Celik (OECD), Ronald Gilson (Columbia University), Mats Isaksson (CGF), Robert Ohlsson (Nord Advokater), Erik Lidman (CGF), Rolf Skog (CGF)
2018-10-10 The audit industry in the middle of the tension – scandals, financial crisis, globalization and digitisation Dan Brännström (former Secretary general for FAR)
2018-05-29 Cross-border establishments and restructuring – news from the European Court of Justice and the Commission Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice
2018-05-22 Corporate governance for sustainability Mats Isaksson, Head of Corporate Affairs Division, OECD, Rolf Skog, Ministry of Justice
2018-02-19 Owners, Stock Markets and Public Companies – An International Outlook Mats Isaksson, Head of Corporate Affairs Division, OECD
2017-10-10 What is the role of the board of directors when it comes to leading and organizing innovation? Ramsay Brufer, in charge of ownership at Alecta, Liselotte Hägertz Engstam, independent researcher, Professor Mats Magnusson, KTH
2017-09-19 What does the shareholders’ rights directive mean for Sweden? Ministry of Justice investigators Lars Gavelin and Rolf Skog and Secretary Karl Lorentzon
2017-03-22 Framing shareholder activism in concentrated ownership structures Alessio Pacces, Erasmus School of Law
2017-01-18 Hostile bids Opener: Erik Sjöman, Advokatfirman Vinge and Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice
2016-12-14 Brexit – Corporate governance in the UK and EU after the exit Vanessa Knapp, Queen Mary University
2016-03-11 The audit package – it’s time Jacob Aspegren, Ministry of Justice and Claes Norberg, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
2016-01-28 The Oil Fund – one of the world’s largest investors Yngve Slyngstad, Norway’s Bank Investment Management
2015-09-29 G20/OECD Corporate Governance Principles Opener: Mats Isaksson, OECD and Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice
2015-05-07 Nordic corporate governance – weaknesses and strengths from an international perspective Opener: Björn Wahlroos, Nordea
2015-03-04 Corporate bonds, private institutional lending and corporate governance Opener: Daniel Sachs, Proventus and Mats Isaksson, OECD
2014-05-01 ECLG European Company Law Expert Group – Spring Meeting in Stockholm Moderator: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice
2014-03-24 Shareholders’ Rights – New EU proposal Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice and Björn Kristiansson, The Swedish Corporate Governance Board
2013-10-16 Remuneration to senior executives – how is it really done and why? Opener: Karl-Adam Bonnier
2013-05-21 Prospectus Liability Opener: Kenneth Edgren, who on the Ministry of Finance’s assignment authored the memorandum Prospectus Responsibility, outlines the main features of the proposal.
2013-04-23 Corporate Governance by Way of Private Enforcement – Now and Years Ahead Opener: Darren Check and Stuart Berman, Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check LLP
2013-03-06 Stock, corporation, stock market. Seminar on the occasion of former Attorney General Johan Munck’s 70th Birthday. Opener: Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Riksbank (central bank) with the theme: ‘What is happening in Europe and what the new regulations mean’
2012-09-19 Directed new emissions – a review of the regulations Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice
2012-04-12 Market Transparency and Company Disclosure. Lecture in collaboration with the European Corporate Governance Institute. Speaker: Professor Marco Pagano, Università Napoli Frederico II
2012-04-02 New state ownership management Opener: Hans Dalborg
2011-09-13 Ownership, Power and Sven Ivan Sundqvist, Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation – 25-year Anniversary Scholarship. Opener: Judicial council Göran Lambertz
2011-08-29 The Stockholm Stock Exchange – an institution in change Opener: Jens Henriksson, Nasdaq OMX Stockholm
2011-04-04 Globalization and the Swedish ownership model Opener: Magnus Henrekson, CEO of Research Institute of Industrial Economics
2011-02-01 Corporate governance – in whose interest? Opener: Mats Isaksson, OECD
2010-12-07 Corporate Governance – what does the European Commission do? Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice
2010-06-15 Global trends in Corporate Governance Opener: Carl Rosén, International Corporate Governance Network.
2010-02-23 The price of competence. Joint arrangement with Karl Adam Bonnier Foundation and Forum for Innovation Management Opener: Matias Bonnier and Louis Bonnier, KAS. Opener: Gunnar Nord, Rolf Skog and Mats Isaksson, CGF. Commentators: Lennart Låftman and Sven-Ivan Sundqvist. Moderator: Susanna Popova.
2009-12-03 Beyond the crisis – New challenges for corporate governance. 8th European Corporate Governance Conference. Joint arrangement.
2009-09-28 New EU recommendations to senior executives in listed companies – how will Sweden be affected? Opener: Michael Treschow, chairperson at Unilever and Ericsson. Commentator: Caroline af Ugglas, stock manager Skandia
2009-03-30 Regulatory issues in a changing capital market CGF presents the book of the same name, edited by Gunnar Nord and Per Thorell
2009-03-17 New takeover rules – NBK’s proposal Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice, Göran Nyström, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå and Robert Ohlsson, FöretagsJuridik
2008-11-17 Meeting with the working group in the project – Regulatory issues in a changed capital market.
2008-10-23 The role of auditors in change. Opener: Bo Svensson, Chairman of the Audit Committee, former judicial council.
2008-10-13 Meeting with the working group in the project – Regulatory issues in a changed capital market.
2008-09-26 Meeting with the working group in the project – Regulatory issues in a changed capital market.
2008-06-11 Meeting with the working group in the project – Regulatory issues in a changed capital market.
2008-05-26 Elimination of the audit obligation, reduction of the share capital requirement and other rules changes – how do they affect the business climate? Collaboration with the Forum for Innovation Management. Opener: Bo Svensson former judicial council, chairman of the inquiry on the duty of auditing, Carl Svernlöv, lawyer, investigator on the issue of simpler rules for private limited companies, Gunvor Engström, CEO Bank 2, former CEO Företagarna, Dan Brännström, secretary general of FAR SRS. Moderator: Ronald Fagerfjäll, freelance journalist and editorial writer DI.
2008-04-02 Tighter rules on mandatory bidding? Opener: Johan Danelius, Ministry of Justice.
2008-02-06 Rules against burdensome rules – the second seminar in the project Regulatory issues in a changed capital market Opener: Lars Afrell, Ministry for Finance, Per-Ola Jansson, Lars Hörngren
2008-02-04 New Code of Corporate Governance – The Corporate Governance Board’s proposal Opener: Per Lekvall, The Swedish Corporate Governance Board.
2007-11-27 Regulatory issues in a changed capital market – Invitation to a development project Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice.
2007-11-07 Regulation and supervision of a changed capital market – where should the responsibility lie? Opener: Gent Jansson, Assistant GD, Financial Supervisory Authority, Per-Ola Jansson, The Swedish Securities Dealers Association, Gabriel Urwitz, Segulah AB.
2007-06-11 Shares with different voting values and other control mechanisms – a presentation of the EC Commission study Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice as well as member of European Corporate Governance Forum.
2007-01-16 Election committees – how do they work in practice? Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice, Robert Ohlsson, FöretagsJuridik, Sven-Ivan Sundqvist, SIS Ägarservice.
2006-05-10 The 2006 AGM season – reflections from a corporate governance perspective Opener: Attorney Claes Beyer, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå.
2006-04-06 New Takeover Regulation – A presentation of the new Takeover Regulation and the Market Share Committee’s new organization Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice.
2006-01-25 Raising capital through IPO – has the regulations become too strict? Opener: Anna-May Wester, CEO Kopparberg Invest, Patrik Tigerschiöld, CEO Skanditek, Patrik Engellau, CEO Aktietorget, Fredrik ljung, listing manager NGM, Anders Ackebo, Head of Listing and Supervision, Stockholm Stock Exchange. Moderator: Caroline Sundewall, Journalist and board member at e.g. Electrolux, Haldex and TeliaSonera. Joint arrangement with FIM.
2005-06-17 A new takeover regulation – The proposal is complete! Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice.
2005-06-02 European Council on Corporate Governance & Board Effectiveness. Host: CGF Opener: Rolf Skog, Ministry of Justice, Christian Plath, Associate Director, Global Corporate governance Research Centre, Folkert Schukken, Council Chairman, Conference Board, Dr Martin Hill, Managing Director IFPM of University of  St Gallen, Janice Lingwood, Director, UK Value Reporting, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Tomas Billing, CEO, Nordstjeernan Group, Matteo Tonello, Senior Research Associate, Global Corporate Governance Research Center, Keith Russell, Senior Vice President, Stora Enso.
2005-05-30 Board, auditor, lawyer responsibility… where is the development going? Opener: Professor Marc Steinberg, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.
2005-05-26 State as owner – OECD’s new Corporate Governance Guidelines in state-owned companies. Opener: Lars Johan Cederlund, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.
2005-02-09 Remuneration to senior executives – a presentation of the proposal for new legislation. Opener: Jacob Aspegren, Ministry of Justice, Helena Levander, Nordic Investor Services, Ragnar Boman, Stora Huset AB.
2004-12-16 Corporate Governance Code – Now it’s complete! Opener: Björn Kristiansson, Linklaters, Rolf Skog CGF and Ministry of Justice.
2004-10-13 Corporate governance code – what did the referral bodies think and what will the code group do? Opener: Björn Kristiansson, Linklaters, Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice.
2004-09-21 Market abuse – a presentation of the proposal for new insider legislation. Opener: Hans Jacobson, investigator.
2003-12-11 The Future of Corporate Governance – What can we learn from the past ten years? 10 Year Jubilee Seminar. Opener: Louis Lowenstein, Professor emeritus of Finance & Law, Columbia University. Stephen Davis, Dr, President, Davis Global Advisors. Guido Ferrarini, Professor of Law, University of Genoa; Vice-Chairman European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). Paul Davies, Cassel Professor of Commercial Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science; member of the Steering Group of the British Company Law Review 1998-2001. Theodor Baums, Professor of Johan Wolfgang Goethe Universitet Frankfurt/Main; Chairman of the German Government Commission on Corporate Governance, Ronald Gilson, Marc & Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business, Stanford Law School. Mats Isaksson, Head of the Corporate Affairs Division, OECD. Rolf Skog, Director of Corporate Governance Forum, Legal expert to the Swedish Ministry of justice, Honorary Professor, Department of Law, Aarhus School of Business.
2003-10-01 Responsibility of the capital market for the innovation economy. Joint arrangement with the Forum for Innovation Management. Opener: Gunnar Lund, Deputy Minister of Finance, Ingrid Bonde, Financial Supervisory Authority, Carl Bennet, Chairman of the Board of Getinge, Boliden and Elanders, Patrik Engellau, Aktietorget, Bengt Hellström, Third AP Fund. Moderator: Peter Malmqvist.
2003-09-15 New Corporate Governance rules in the UK – a presentation of the news in the Combined Code. Opener: Derek Higgs, UBS, London.
2003-08-19 Corporate Governance in Swedish stock market companies – what can we learn from the international debate? Half-day seminar for the Confidence Commission. Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice, Mats Isaksson, OECD and Gunnar Nord, FöretagsJuridik.
2003-03-05 The future financial view – a presentation of the study proposal. Opener: Ingrid Bonde, Financial Supervisory Authority.
2002-12-02 The Winter Report – an important proposal on the future design of European company law and European Corporate Governance rules. Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice.
2002-09-05 Corporate Governance in Swedish stock market companies – what can we learn from the international debate? Full-day seminar for the Government Offices. Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice, Mats Isaksson, OECD, Gunnar Nord, FöretagsJuridik, Robert Ohlsson, FöretagsJuridik, and Ragnar Boman, Stora Huset, Ramsay Brufer, SPP and Göran Tidström, PWC.
2002-03-18 Audit committees in listed companies – how many are there, what do they do and what should they do? Opener: Per Thorell, Ernst & Young and Claes Beyer, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå.
2002-02-18 The financial year that passed – The 2001 financial year in a policy perspective. Opener: Kerstin Hessius, Stockholm Stock Exchange, Claes Norgren, Financial Supervisory Authority, Per-Ola Jansson, The Swedish Securities Dealers Association, Jan Persson, NBK and Johan Munck, The Swedish Securities Council.
2002-02-04 The Swedish Corporate Governance system. Special seminar for the United States ambassador to Sweden.
2002-01-22 Takeovers in Germany – what does the new German Takeover Act mean for Swedish and European business? Opener: Christian Zschocke, Morgan Lewis, Frankfurt.
2001-10-15 Corporate governance and management – a European regulation? Opener: Professor Klaus Hopt, Max Planck Institute, Hamburg and professor Paul Krüger Andersen, School of Economics, Århus.
2001-08-21 2001 Annual General Meetings – evaluation and exchange of experience. Opener: Lars-Erik Forsgårdh, Aktiespararna and Ramsay Brufer, Alecta.
2001-05-29 A new way of regulating the European financial market – a presentation of the Lamfalussy report. Opener: Bengt Rydén, OM Stockholm Stock Exchange, Annika Lundius, Ministry of Finanace and Claes Norgren, Financial Supervisory Authority.
2001-02-19 The financial year that ended – the 2000 financial year from a policy perspective. Opener: Sven-Ivan Sundqvist, SIS Ägarservice AB, Hans Edenhammar, OM Stockholm Stock Exchange, Claes Norgren, Financial Supervisory Authority, Margareta Carlsten and Gerhard Winroth, The Swedish Securities Dealers Association’s licensing project as well as Johan Munck, The Swedish Securities Council.
2001-01-08 A new corporate law – The final report of the corporate committee. Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice.
2000-12-07 Company Law Reform in OECD Countries A Comparative Outlook of Current Trends – Corporate Governance Forum. Joint arrangement with the OECD and the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Sweden and Finland.
2000-03-27 Insider crime – what should an effective regulatory framework look like? Opener: Monica Rodrigo, Ministry of Finance, Jan Green, Financial Supervisory Authority, Bo Skarinder, Swedish Economic Crime Authority.
2000-02-14 The Stock market year 1999. Opener: Hans Edenhammar, OM Stockholm Stock Exchange, Ulf Cederin, SBI, Per-Ola Jansson, The Swedish Securities Dealers Association, Håkan Klahr, Financial Supervisory Authority, Jan Persson, NBK, Johan Munck, The Swedish Securities Council.
1999-11-01 Acquisition of own shares. Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice.
1999-09-13 OECD:s Corporate Governance Principles. Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice, Mats Isaksson, OECD.
1999-05-03 Public takeover bids – NBK’s new recommendation. Opener: Jan Persson, NBK, Göran Nyström, Enskilda Juridik.
1999-02-15 The Stock market year 1998. Opener: Hans Edenhammar, OM Stockholm Stock Exchange, Håkan Klahr, Financial Supervisory Authority, Jan Persson, NBK.
1998-12-14 Institutional investors and the venture capital market. Opener: Ron Gilson, Stanford University & Columbia University, Josh Lerner, Harvard Business School.
1998-11-12 Trustor – events and conclusions. Opener: Johan Munck, Supreme Court and Ragnar Boman, Stora Huset AB.
1998-06-15 The Conference Board. Opener: Dr Carolyn Kay Brancato, Conference Board.
1998-04-14 Improving Competitiveness and Access to Capital in Global markets. Opener: Mats Isaksson, OECD.
1998-02-02 The Stock market year 1997. Opener: Hans Edenhammar, Stockholms Fondbörs, Bernt Magnusson, Financial Supervisory Authority, Jan Persson, NBK.
1997-12-11 Distribution of profits in limited companies. Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice.
1997-11-17 The Hampel Report – a follow-up to the work of the Cadbury Committee. Collaborative arrangement with the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Opener: Tom Ross, Hampel Committee.
1997-10-15 The state as owner in Swedish business. Opener: Per Tegnér, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.
1997-09-17 Takeover regulation is changing. Opener: Nis Jul Clausen, School of Economics, Århus.
1997-06-10 Joint arrangement with CGF. Paris.
1997-05-26 Ownership policies – what significance do they have? Opener: Lars-Eric Petersson, Skandia.
1997-03-03 The capital of the limited company. Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice.
1996-10-16 Disclosure in listed companies. Opener: Ragnar Boman, Stora Huset AB, Tom Hård, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå and Lennart Låftman.
1996-09-10 Law and Finance. Opener: Andrei Schleifer, Harvard Business School.
1996-02-15 Disaggregation of Equity and New Contractual Forms. Opener: Ron Gilson, Stanford University & Columbia University, Michael Jensen, Harvard Business School, Rauf Gönenç, OECD, Robert Ohlsson, FöretagsJuridik. (Key West, Florida)
1996-01-25 Board work in Swedish listed companies. Conference. Collaborative arrangement with the Stockholm Stock Exchange and the Business Exchange Stock Exchange Committee.
1995-09-25 Individual shareholding in Swedish business. Opener: Lars-Erik Forsgårdh, Aktiespararna.
1995-08-18 Nobel Symposium on Law and Finance. Opener: Michael Jensen, Harvard Business School.
1995-05-16 The organization of a limited company. Opener: Rolf Skog, CGF and Ministry of Justice.
1995-04-24 Public takeover bids – legislation or self-regulation? Opener: Noel Hinton, Takeover Panel, London.
1995-03-08 Insurance company as owner in Swedish business. Opener: Björn Wolrath, Skandia.
1995-02-23 OECD-Conference on the Influence of Corporate Governance and Financing Structures on Economic Performance. Jointly arranged with CGF.
1994-12-12 Equity funds as owners in Swedish business. Opener: Anders Lannebo, Robur.
1994-11-15 EC company law. Opener: Françoise Blanquet, European Commission.
1994-09-12 Investment company as owner in Swedish business. Opener: Claes Dahlbäck, Investor AB.
1994-08-24 Arrangement and hosting of seminar with The US Conference Board.
1993-12-11 Corporate Governance – the Swedish System at the Crossroads. International conference.