L&A Original Article: Compensation Risk Assessment- Supporting Your Claims & Avoiding Exposure

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In July 2010 Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; primarily, as a response to the financial crisis of 2007-2009. A key provision under Dodd-Frank requires public company directors to determine if the company’s compensation and governance programs incentivize or exacerbate company risk. Additionally, this rule requires companies to provide commentary within their proxy statement or...

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Top 7 Challenges for Public Company Director Candidates

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We are sharing an article we found on LinkedIn written by Tracy Houston entitled, "Top 7 Challenges for Public Company Director Candidates." The author's hope is that her article will bring further insights that will leverage and prioritize the time and efforts needed to gain a board seat, and we believe it is a worthwhile read. You must have a LinkedIn account and sign...

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L-Blast | September 2018

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Dear All, The fall season is upon us and before we know it the holidays will be here! We at L&A are excited to see what 2019 will hold as we prepare for the end of the year. We have some great reads to share with you all in this month’s L-Blast edition. The first piece is an L&A original...

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L&A Original Article: Timing Long-Term Incentives

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Author(s): Ian Keas, Kyle Lamport and Sidney Diec Introduction We are now in the 8th year of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”). Among other things, the implementation of Dodd-Frank meant the majority of public issuers had to learn to navigate the waters of shareholder advisory votes on executive compensation, better known as “Say on Pay”....

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