Sights & Sounds of Taiwan

This short video captures highlights of my trip to Taiwan:

Five Things You Need to Know About Change-in-Control

In this video, Pearl Meyer’s Laura Hay discusses change-in-control agreements.

Disclosure Usability: Guess Which Symbol Matches Which Director Attribute!

Here’s a sampling of symbols used in 2014 proxy statements for director attributes (from GE, Microsoft & Intel):

Cap’n Cashbags: Just a Lil Case of Peer Envy

Cap’n Cashbags is keeping a close eye on the pay levels of the other CEOs in his industry.

15 Cool Things About GE’s 2015 Form 10-K

This 1-minute video describes how General Electric overhauled its Form 10-K this year to make it investor friendly (and see this video about GE’s

Want to Change the World? Throw a Party

Juan Pablo Larenas of Sistema B (the non-profit serving Empresas B in Latin America) explains why sometimes you have to throw a great party

A CFIUS Roundup: Polaris Financial

In this video, Jeff Bell of Morrison & Foerster talks CFIUS in the context of a recent situation.

Cap’n Cashbags: Look At All The Bothers I Give

Cap’n Cashbags hears bad news from the Corporate Secretary about shareholder views on his pay package.

Cap’n Cashbags: Time to Grant Restricted Stock

In this video, Cap’n Cashbags is hoping to get his grant of restricted stock soon:

The Coming Baby Boomer Exodus

In this video, Pearl Meyers & Partners CEO David Swinford discusses integrating executive pay with succession planning.

Rock Party Weekend: Section 16 Workshop

The attendees of our inaugural “Section 16 Workshop” mainly worked – but there was some play…

Do Activist Investors Create Long-Term Shareholder Value?

In this 43-minute video, Dr. Yvan Allaire analyzes whether activists create long-term value.

The Art & Science of Executive Compensation

In this video, Pearl Meyer & Ptrs’ Susan Stemper talks compensation committees with director Nora Denzel

Thanks for the Gumball Mickey – Cooley, Palo Alto

The fine lawyers at Cooley in Palo Alto pay homage to the old Hasbro TV commercial…

Study: Year 1 of Conflict Minerals Rules

Here’s a series of videos about a post-filing survey of Form SDs from Tulane. Here is the first video in that series:

Is Your Pay Program Informed or Dictated by External Pressures?

In this video, Mike Esser of Pearl Meyer & Ptrs discusses the latest on say-on-pay and pay programs.

Cap’n Cashbags: Time to Grant Stock Options (Seriously)

Cap’n Cashbags – a CEO – still hoping to get his mega-grant of stock options soon.

Novel Purchase Price Methodologies in M&A Transactions

In this video, Jeff Bell of Morrison & Foerster addresses unusual purchase price methodologies in M&A transactions.

Rise of the Chief Information Security Officer

In this video, Paul Gibson & David Boehmer of Heidrick & Struggles discuss the growing demand for Chief Information Security Officer talent:

Growing Demand for GC Responsibilities on Boards

In this 3-minute video, Victoria Reese of Heidrick & Struggles describes how boards are recruiting GCs: