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  • About the Author: Robert Lamm

    Bob Lamm chairs the Securities and Corporate Governance practice at Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and is an Independent Senior Advisor to the Deloitte Center for Bo…

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26 Aug. 2020 | Comments (0)
13F proposal — the SEC can (and should) do better
The SEC’s proposal to “fix” Form 13F – the form on which large investment managers report their equity holdings of public companies – could have a sig…

12 Jun. 2019 | Comments (0)
On Governance: Goldilocks and the Three Sets of Minutes
Failing to have good meeting minutes can have serious adverse consequences. Aside from the potential liability and reputational damage associated with…

25 Sep. 2018 | Comments (0)
On Governance: Dear Washington: How can we miss you if you don’t go away?
President Trump’s proposal to change financial reporting to every six months from quarterly and Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s American Capitalism Act are tw…

08 May. 2018 | Comments (0)
On Governance: News from the Front
So, what’s on the mind of our institutional owners? First, an overriding concern with capital structures that limit or eliminate voting rights of “co…

16 Oct. 2017 | Comments (0)
On Governance: Proposed Federal Reserve governance guidance: The pendulum swings back (?)
In late August, the Federal Reserve proposed changes to its guidance on corporate governance for banking organizations. The proposals suggest a new a…

09 Sep. 2016 | Comments (0)
Board Diversity: Are We Walking or Just Talking?
By Robert B. Lamm, Senior Fellow, Governance Center at The Conference Board Last year, I led a discussion on board diversity for a group of a dozen…

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