First key-note speaker at the conference in Luneburg

We are glad to announce the first key-note speaker at the International conference on corporate governance, accounting and audit that will take place in Lüneburg University (Germany) on November 26, 2015 with organizational participation of Virtus Global Center for Corporate Governance and Prof. Patrick Velte.

Prof. Anne d’Arcy, Full Professur for Corporate Governance and Management Control and Head of the Institute for Corporate Governance, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria agreed to make a speech at the conference. Before joining WU, she worked as Full Professor for Accounting at the HEC Lausanne, Switzerland. She worked 8 years in the financial industry for Deutsche Börse AG and Deutsche Bank AG.
Anne holds a PhD in International Accounting and also a Management degree (Diplom-Kauffrau) from Frankfurt University.

Amongst others, she is member of the Austrian Working Group Corporate Governance, academic director of the Working Group "Externe und interne Überwachung der Unternehmung" of the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft, and member of the Scientific Committee of the German Institute of Internal Auditors. Also, she serves as member of the Swiss Federal Electricity Commission ElCom, the independent regulatory authority in the electricity sector.

Her research focuses on corporate governance and financial reporting, regulatory cost accounting, empirical international and comparative accounting as well as the effectiveness of internal control systems including internal audit issues. She applies experimental and empirical research designs.