December 8, 2011

The Mike Mayo Podcast: “Exile on Wall Street, One Analyst’s Fight to Save the Big Banks from Themselves”

I felt honored to sit down and tape a podcast with Mike Mayo, now a Banking Analyst for CLSA, who is widely recognized as one of the few honest analysts on Wall Street, a trait that has cost him a half dozen jobs over the years. In this podcast, Mike provides some insight into his new book “Exile on Wall Street – One Analysts Fight to Save the Big Banks from Themselves,” including:

– Why did you write this book?
– Any surprises in reactions to it so far?
– What are your thoughts about executive compensation?
– Any advice for corporate & securities lawyers in general?

Notes from the ABA’s FINRA Corporate Financing Rules Subcommittee Meeting

Here is a Skadden memo with notes from the recent meeting of the ABA’s Business Law Section’s FINRA Corporate Financing Rules Subcommittee, during which a member of FINRA Corporate Financing Department covered the latest rulemakings, interpretations, etc.

It’s Done! 2012 Executive Compensation Disclosure Treatise

Dave Lynn and Mark Borges just wrapped up the Lynn, Borges & Romanek’s “2012 Executive Compensation Disclosure Treatise & Reporting Guide.” For those that want to access it online, it’s now posted on For those that like a hard copy, it will be finished being printed in a few weeks.

How to Order a Hard-Copy: Remember that a hard copy of the 2012 Treatise is not part of a membership so it must be purchased separately – however, members can obtain a 40% discount by trying a no-risk trial now. This will ensure delivery of this 1200-plus page comprehensive Treatise as soon as it’s done being printed.

– Broc Romanek