Thanks for the Gumball Mickey – Gibson Dunn, Washington DC

The fine lawyers at Gibson Dunn in Washington DC pay homage to the old Hasbro TV commercial…

Shareholder Proposals: Submission Deadline

How to determine when shareholder proposals are required to be timely submitted to companies ahead of a shareholder meeting:

19 Cool Things About Freeport-McMoRan’s ’14 Proxy Statement

19 great ways that Freeport-McMoRan enhances the usability of its 2014 proxy statement:

Women Weigh In: Board’s Role in Motivating & Rewarding Executives

This 4-minute video describes a recent report by WomenCorporateDirectors entitled “Going Beyond Best Practices: The Role of the Board in Effectively Motivating and Rewarding

Annual Corp Fin Softball Game: 1989-1990

A bevy of pictures of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance’s annual softball game between senior management & other staffers, circa ’89-90:

TechCrunch Founder on College’s Cost/Benefits & Entrepreneurship

In this 1-hour interview at Cal-Berkeley, TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington gives his frank opinions on a wide range of topics:

Cap’n Cashbags: Recruiting Bill Clinton to Serve on Comp Committee

Cap’n Cashbags – a CEO – trying to recruit famous directors, who would then serve on his company’s compensation committee – a subset of

Evaluating Reg FD Issues

How to process situations under Regulation FD

ExxonMobil’s 2014 “Executive Compensation Overview”

For the 4th year in a row, ExxonMobil has put together a 12-page “executive compensation overview” that supplements its proxy statement:

Thanks for the Gumball Mickey – Corp Fin Alumni: ’90s (Vol. 1)

Some of the fine lawyers that worked in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance in the 1990s pay homage to the old Hasbro TV

5 Steps to Becoming a SEC Commissioner

Description of criteria – in practical terms – of being appointed a SEC Commissioner

1 Cool Thing About Amazon’s ’14 Proxy Statement

Amazon’s 2014 proxy statement is old-fashioned – only 25 pages long and few charts & graphics

Cap’n Cashbags: Passing on Stock Tips

Cap’n Cashbags – a CEO – passing on a stock tip to earn a little extra money. The digested napkin parrots the fact pattern

23 Cool Things About Merck’s ’14 Proxy Statement

23 great ways that Merck enhances the usability of its 2014 proxy statement

History of UK Corporate Governance

Slideshow of evolution of corporate governance in the United Kingdom over the years.

Shareholder Proposals: Eligibility

What criteria must a shareholder meet to be eligible to submit a shareholder proposal.

Thanks for the Gumball Mickey – DLA Piper, Austin

The fine lawyers at DLA Piper in Austin pay homage to the old Hasbro TV commercial…

18 Cool Things About Spectra Energy’s ’14 Proxy Statement

18 great ways that Spectra Energy enhances the usability of its 2014 proxy statement (compare to last year’s proxy).

7 Ways to Sleep at Shareholder Meetings

In the wake of the “fight letter” filed in the Harvard Illinois Bancorp proxy fight, Dr. Jimmy sits down to analyze what sleeping at

27 Cool Things About Intel’s ’14 Proxy Statement

27 great ways that Intel enhances the usability of its 2014 proxy statement for shareholders.