Ian Keas Quoted in Reuters Article for The New York Times

Our Mountain States Practice Leader, Ian Keas, was recently quoted in a Reuters article entitled, "Musk Nears $346 Million Payday as Tesla Market Value Soars." “This is the very definition of pay for performance. But is he the only individual that could serve in that seat as CEO and deliver that value to shareholders? That’s the billion dollar question.”Ian Keas,...

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L-Blast | December 2019

Dear All, As 2019 comes to an end, we look back on this year’s accomplishments and the challenges we faced. It was a year that brought forth strength and growth as a team. We look forward to the new year with greater confidence, and purpose to continue to be better and provide our clients with outstanding service. We have some...

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L-Blast | November 2019

Dear All, The holidays are upon us and the end of the year is quickly approaching. It has been an interesting year for us here at L&A but in this month of Thanksgiving we reflect on all our blessings and are thankful we can still say we had a succesful year, despite its challenges. This is also a month to...

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ISS Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates for 2020

L&A notes that the direct impact ISS is having continues to be relatively unchanged in 2019. However, going forward into 2020 with new policy changes in place and the rise in shareholder activism, L&A believes ISS and institutional investors alike will continue to increase pressure on Compensation Committees. L&A notes that no significant ISS Policy Changes were made surrounding executive...

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L&A Orginal Article: Executive Compensation Across Industries

MAJOR COMPONENTS (OR "BUCKETS") OF EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION ARE FUNDAMENTALLY SIMILAR IN PUBLICLY TRADED COMPANIES ACROSS ALL INDUSTRIES. We at L&A understand that although similar in function, there are certainly unique characteristics in every company’s respective compensation philosophy and pay programs. It is, however, worth mentioning that no matter how unique a company may be (i.e. industry), L&A has found more...

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