Cap’n Cashbags: Out-of-Control!

Cap’n Cashbags receives $100 million in stock options for the year

Global Board Composition Issues

In this video, EY gives us a sense of board composition issues across the globe.

FASB’s New Leasing Standard

The FASB has this 5-minute video about how to apply the new leases guidance.

Insider Trading Cartoons Vol. VI: Misappropriation (Part Deux)

Brooks Pierce’s David Smyth uses cartoons to teach what is the “misappropriation theory” of insider trading liability:

Delaware Clarifies Review Standard in Merger Related Actions

Paul Weiss’ Stephen Lamb discusses the Delaware Supreme Court’s Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings.

How to Work With Constructive Activists

In these videos, Luma Asset Management’s Greg Taxin dispenses tips on how to work with constructive activists, not necessarily fight them.

Cap’n Cashbags: Hanging With Stewie

Cap’n Cashbags makes small talk with Stewie of “The Family Guy” fame

Total Shareholder Return Isn’t a Strategy

Pearl Meyer’s David Swinford outlines the case against TSR as an incentive compensation metric.

Insider Trading Cartoons Vol. V: Misappropriation Theory

Brooks Pierce’s David Smyth uses cartoons to teach what is the “misappropriation theory” of insider trading liability:

Happy 80th to My Dad!

A long video portraying his life so far

Insider Trading Cartoons Vol. IV: Rank & File Employees

Brooks Pierce’s David Smyth uses cartoons to teach what how rank & file employees can trip up the insider trading laws

IPOs: “UP-C” Structures

In this podcast, Simpson Thacher’s Joshua Ford Bonnie and John Hart explain the basics of the “UP-C” (or Umbrella Partnership–C-Corporation) structure for IPOs, including

Compensation Alignment for Long-Term Growth

In this video, Pearl Meyer’s David Swinford and Prof. Charles Elson discuss how a culture of ownership among top management and the Board can

Cap’n Cashbags: Nepotism Reigns

Cap’n Cashbags – a CEO – hires three sons who probably aren’t qualified.

Cap’n Cashbags: Fakes His Own Death

Cap’n Cashbags fakes his own death to avoid giving a raise to a long-time employee. Stick around til the end for a dog video!

Cap’n Cashbags: The Call from the IRS

Cap’n Cashbags gets a surprising call from the IRS.

JOBS Act 2.0 & IPOs

In this 15-minute video, Simpson Thacher’s Josh Bonnie & Joe Kaufman discuss the IPO-related provisions of the FAST Act.

Insider Trading Cartoons Vol. III: Very Temporary Insiders

Brooks Pierce’s David Smyth uses cartoons to teach what are “very temporary insiders”:

Pay Considerations When Hiring New CEO From the Outside

In this video, Bob Romanchek of Meridian Compensation Partners explains the importance differences between hiring an internally promoted CEO versus an external CEO candidate.

Dave & Marty’s “Pay Ratio Puppet Show”

For the “Proxy Disclosure Conference” hosted by CompensationStandards.com & TheCorporateCounsel.net, Dave Lynn and Marty Dunn put on their pay ratio puppets: