Category: L-BLAST Compensation Newsletter Archives

L-Blast | June 2018

Dear All, Summer is officially here and so is the Texas heat! It’s hard to believe we are halfway through 2018 and soon we will be planning for budgets for the next fiscal year. We have some interesting pieces to share with you in this L-Blast, we hope you find them helpful. L&A recently participated… Read more »

L-Blast | May 2018

Dear All, Summer is around the corner as another school year comes to an end and with it the first proxy season requiring CEO pay ratios. As I mentioned in a recent HBJ article, the really interesting use for the pay ratio will come in three to five years, when a given company has disclosed… Read more »

L-Blast | April 2018

Dear All, It’s hard to believe May is just around the corner and proxy season will soon be coming to an end. It has been interesting, to say the least, to see the CEO pay ratio disclosures and the attention they’ve gotten from the media. This may be a potentially embarrassing math calculation employers have… Read more »

L-Blast | March 2018

Dear All, Spring is finally here and with it the first CEO Pay Ratio disclosures of 2018! Although we are still in the early stages of proxy season, we are already seeing eye-catching data for the newly required pay ratio disclosure. It will be interesting to see how this continues to unfold in the coming… Read more »

L-Blast | January 2018

Dear All, We are well into the start of the new year and although 2018 has greeted us with some extremely cold temperatures that paralyzed our city for a couple of days, we at L&A have hit the ground running and are gearing up for proxy season. In this first L-Blast of 2018 we have… Read more »

L-Blast | December 2017

Dear All, We hope you had a wonderful Christmas in the company of family and friends. It is hard to believe 2017 is quickly coming to a close and the end of the year is upon us. We have had a great year filled with new challenges and growth and we are looking forward to… Read more »

L-Blast | October 2017

Dear All, It’s hard to believe the holidays are upon us, but what an exciting time it is for our great city of Houston as the Astros compete for their first World Series title! We may be champions by the time this hits your inbox, but whether we win or not, we are proud of our team… Read more »

L-Blast | September 2017

  “True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but to serve others at whatever cost.” – ARTHUR ASHE Dear All, That quote holds true even weeks after the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey and reminds us how proud we are to live in… Read more »

July 2017 L-BLAST: CEO Pay Ratio – Winter is Coming | Companies May End Up Revealing Big Pay Gaps Between their CEOs & Workers After All | Trump Tax Proposal Could Create Compensation-Related Opportunities

In this month’s L-Blast, we discussed many issues of interest to our clients and readers – including the deadline for calculating the controversial CEO Pay Ratio. As explained in this L-Blast’s original L&A article, the rule requiring companies to disclose this figure was thought to be delayed or repealed but priority has been given to… Read more »