|In early 2013 Professor Jean du Plessis, School of Law, Deakin University (Australia), was awarded the Anneliese Maier Research Award by the German Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. He was nominated for this award by Professor Ingo Saenger, University of Muenster (Germany). The award covers the period 1 March 2013 – 28 February 2018. The central theme of research that will be explored under this award for the next five years is the further internationalisation of the German corporate law and corporate governance systems. This will be done in context of International Corporate Governance and Law (ICGL).The first major initiative sponsored by this award is a Forum to be held in Muenster, Germany, from 4-5 November 2013 with the overall theme of “Key corporate governance themes and issues in a globalised and internationalised world”
Professor Jean du Plessis
I was pleased when I heard that the German Alexander von Humboldt Foundation invested in the further internationalisation of German corporate governance by awarding the Anneliese Maier Research Award to Professor Jean du Plessis, Deakin University, Australia. I would like to wish him and the key presenters well with the inaugural Forum to be held in Muenster on 4-5 November 2013. The topics of discussion at the Forum are significant in a globalised and internationalised world.
|It is timeous to hold an international conference on corporate governance. The deliberations in Muenster on 4 and 5 November 2013 can only add to the importance of qualitative corporate governance for several very important reasons read more…
|– Professor Klaus J. Hopt – Max Planck Institute
|– Professor Mervyn E. King SC