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:

Hiring Practices Outside Your Comfort Zone

In this 4-minute video, David Boehmer & Todd Taylor of Heidrick & Struggles outline a three-step process for hiring new talent:

Fundraising for Emerging Growth Companies

In this video, VC Experts’ Joe Bartlett describes the fundraising environment for Emerging Growth Companies following the passage of the JOBS Act.

Response: Live Tweeting Earnings Calls – The Megaphone Effect

Q4′s Darrell Heaps responds in this video to Broc’s video about the benefits of live tweeting earnings calls (and here’s Q4’s blog about this

Live Tweeting Earnings Calls: The Megaphone Effect

Learn how Zillow’s 43 live tweets during an earnings call led to a potential reach of 3 million (includes a shout-out to Q4’s Darrell

Shareholder Proposals: Evelyn Y. Davis (“Dougie” Version)

Evelyn Y. Davis is one of the most well-known shareholder proponents of our time. This is a better version of her profile than my

Cap’n Cashbags: The “Real” ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Cap’n Cashbags – a CEO – doesn’t try to avoid the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in this trailer for the full feature film (here’s

Shareholder Proposals: Evelyn Y. Davis

Evelyn Y. Davis is one of the most well-known shareholder proponents of our time

M&A: Bankruptcy-Proofing a License

In this video, Jeff Bell of Morrison & Foerster uses an IP portfolio as an example when explaining how to make that acquisition more

Cap’n Cashbags: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Cap’n Cashbags – a CEO – trying to avoid the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (here’s his 2nd attempt – the “real” one).

Farewell James Garner! Long Live Jimmy Joe Meeker

My favorite character on the “Rockford Files” was Jim’s alter ego of “Jimmy Joe Meeker”

Regulation FD Training: Investment Manager Receives MNI

Thanks to Melissa Gleespen for this animated scenario of Larry King interviewing an investment manager who received material nonpublic information from a CEO