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Capital Matters in Europe 2009

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General Articles

Panel 1 Articles

Panel 2 Articles

Panel 3 Articles


General Articles

Finance and Labor: Perspectives on Risk, Inequality, and Democracy
by Sanford Jacoby, Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, Volume 30, Issue 1, 14-65, 2008

The Future of Labor and Finance
by Sanford Jacoby, Comparative Law and Policy Journal, Volume 30, Issue 1, 111-122, 2008

What Makes for Effective Labor Representation on Pension Boards?
by Johanna Weststar and Anil Verma , Labor Studies Journal, Vol. 32, No. 4, 382-410, 2008.

On Beyond CalPERS: Survey Evidence on the Developing Role of Public Pension Funds in Corporate Governance
by Stephen J. Choi and Jill E. Fisch, Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 61 No. 2, pp.315-353, 2008.

Public Pension Funds as Shareholder Activists: A Comment on Choi and Fisch
by Randall S. Thomas, Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, Vol. 61, October 2008, pp. 1-9.

Modernizing Pension Fund Legal Standards 21st Century

Panel 1

Pension Markets in Focus,
Issue 6, OECD, October 2009

Pension security must be central to global recovery and sustainable economic growth,
TUAC Statement, July 2009

Dealing with pension governance, market & political risks in times of crisis,
Background paper prepared by the TUAC Secretariat, July 2009

Current Pension Issues, TUAC Paper, December 2006

The Legacy of Deregulation and the Financial Crisis
Linkages Between Deregulation in Labor Markets, Housing Finance Markets, and the Broader Financial Markets, Damon Silvers & Heather Slavkin, Journal of Business & Technology Law, vol 4 n°2, University of Maryland School of Law, 2009

Panel 2

The Principles for Responsible Investment - A guidance note for trade union sponsored trustees,
Global Unions Committee on Workers' Capital, December 2007

Panel 3

Pension Fund Investments in Private Equity: Implications for the Stewardship of Workers' Capital,
TUAC Paper, December 2008

Responsible Approaches to the Stewardship of Workers' Capital,
Statement by the Global Unions, December 2007

A review of corporate governance in UK banks and other financial industry entities 

Role of institutional investors in relation to management boards and supervisory directors - A triangular survey 

Shedding light on responsible investment

Study on Monitoring and Enforcement Practices in Corporate Governance in the Member States