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Bob Lamm receives Lifetime Achievement award for his dedication to governance

Posted in Announcements

Congratulations to our esteemed colleague, Bob Lamm, for winning this prestigious award! While we all know that Bob is the guru in the governance space, it’s great that he was recognized for all of his achievements (to date!). Well deserved! WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 29, 2016) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest… Continue Reading

Top Five Considerations in a Challenging IPO Market

Posted in IPOs

This posting is a reprint of an article, co-authored by Bob Lamm and David Scileppi, that appeared in the Daily Business Review on July 15, 2016.     Recent months have been difficult for the initial public offering market. In fact, year-to-date, IPOs are down nearly 60 percent compared to last year. One of the bright… Continue Reading

My top 10 for 2015

Posted in Bob's Upticks, Uncategorized

This time I’m not writing about disclosure or governance. Rather, I’m posting my annual list of my 10 favorite books. For those of you who haven’t seen these lists before, (1) I apologize if this seems hubristic (or “braggadocious”, if you will) – I do it because some folks have told me they like it;… Continue Reading

The Securities Edge launches Bob’s Upticks

Posted in Announcements

To our readers: As you may have noticed, this week we launched a new feature for The Securities Edge.  We call our new feature “Bob’s Upticks,” which will be authored by our very own Bob Lamm.  We are excited to add this new “blog within a blog” and to share Bob’s extensive and deep securities… Continue Reading

My inaugural Uptick: How about never? Does never work for you?

Posted in Bob's Upticks

I have read several reports quoting Mary Jo White, Chair of the SEC, as saying that the remaining Dodd-Frank corporate governance rulemakings will be out by year-end.  Admittedly, the reports aren’t clear as to what Chair White means.   Does she mean that the so-called pay ratio rule will be adopted in final form by year-end… Continue Reading

10 nuggets on corporate governance hot topics

Posted in Corporate Governance

On September 30, Bob Lamm moderated a panel at a “Say-on-Pay Workshop” held during the 11th Annual Executive Compensation Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The Conference is an annual event sponsored by TheCorporateCounsel.net and CompensationStandards.com – and emceed by our good friend, Broc Romanek – and features many of the pre-eminent practitioners in corporate governance… Continue Reading

The JOBS Act – Any results yet?

Posted in Capital Raising

President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law on April 5, 2012 amid much fanfare and optimism. Small and medium sized fast-growing technology companies and their executives were especially sanguine about this new act as it appeared that it would provide access to much-needed additional expansion capital. These companies were still reeling from the recession… Continue Reading

The shape of things to come in corporate governance

Posted in Corporate Governance

Interest in corporate governance has increased exponentially over the last several years, as has shareholder and governmental pressure – often successful – for companies to change how they are governed.  Since 2002, we’ve seen Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, higher and sometimes passing votes on a wide variety of shareholder proposals, and rapid growth in corporate efforts to… Continue Reading

Bob Lamm joins The Securities Edge (and returns to Gunster)

Posted in Announcements

The Securities Edge is excited to announce a new blogger to the fold: Bob Lamm!  After a 12-year “hiatus”, Bob has rejoined Gunster.   Bob is widely considered a national expert in the securities and corporate governance space and frequently speaks and writes on securities law, corporate governance, and related topics. Bob’s unparalleled depth of experience will prove to be… Continue Reading