DSW Conferences

Bi-annually, DSW hosts a International Investors' Conference which especially addresses foreign institutional investors and other organisations from all over the world.

The conferences give information on recent developments in the Corporate Governance System in Germany and in Europe. Speeches are held in English. DSW invitates keynote speakers from Germany and abroad.


This year, the DSW/Better Finance for All Conference was held on December 9th, 2014 in Wiesbaden.


Under the headline "Shareholder Rights in Europe 2020" topics like board elections, related party transactions, directors' pay as well as shareholders' legal remedies have been covered during the conference. Keynote speeches have been delivered by Steven Maijoor (ESMA), Jürgen Heraeus (Heraeus Holding, Manfred Gentz (German Corporate Governance Committee), and Paul Achleitner (Deutsche Bank).


Initiates file downloadHere you can download the conference programme.


Below you find presentation/speeches held during the conference:

Initiates file downloadSpeech of Steven Maijoor, ESMA

Initiates file downloadPresentation of Markus Kaum, Munich Re

Initiates file downloadSpeech of Markus Ferber, EU Parliament

Initiates file downloadPresentation of Philipp Turowski, EY

Initiates file downloadPresentation of Deborah Sturman, Motley Rice

Initiates file downloadPresentation of Ianika Tzankova, BarentsKrans

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