Robert B. Lamm, a corporate governance attorney in Gunster’s Fort Lauderdale office, is often called upon by the media and industry publications to discuss a wide range of corporate governance topics and trends.

He is a regular contributor to Directors & Boards, a quarterly journal founded in 1976; and Agenda, an information service of Money-Media, a Financial Times Company; among other publications.

Here is a sampling of his published thoughts and writing in 2015:

  • Directors & Boards (4Q 2015) – Documenting executive sessions of the board. Should you record what goes on behind closed doors of these very private sessions? Reasonable minds may differ … but yes, it is appropriate to do so. Lamm wrote this primer for the publication.
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  • SEC closer to universal proxy ballot rule (12/4/15) – Lamm is quoted in this article discussing whether shareholders will be allowed to submit dissident nominees on the same ballot as the company’s nominees.
  • Opinion: Audit committees need principles-based disclosure (11/9/15) – Lamm provides an op-ed about the SEC’s disclosure requirements.
  • Pension funds emerge as proxy season’s pushiest investors (7/13/15) – Lamm is quoted discussing proxy access and how to avoid dramatic stock swings.
  • Companies shy away from drawn-out annual meetings (6/15/15) – Lamm is quoted on the topics of attracting shareholders and virtual-only shareholder meetings.
  • Boards and activists armed with data (5/4/15) – Lamm is quoted about the dirt-digging research being done on board directors by activists and regular investors.

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Gunster attorney Bob LammBob Lamm serves as co-chair of Gunster’s securities and corporate governance law practice. He also acts as independent senior advisory to the Deloitte Center for Corporate Governance and as an advisory director of Argyle, a corporate governance advisory firm.

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