L&A’s Analysis for Houston Chronicle Mentioned in SA Article About Executive Pay

Last week, the analysis we conducted for the Houston Chronicle (regarding compensation among the highest paid executives of Houston’s publicly traded companies) was mentioned in an article on MySanAntonio.com entitled, “Executive Pay Still Rising Despite Energy’s Downturn.”


What You Need to Know About NASDAQ’s Golden Leash Disclosure

Because NASDAQ’s new golden leash disclosure requirement is effective, we would like to pass along this Gibson Dunn memo about how it intersects with the Form 8-K disclosure requirements. Please let us know if you have questions!


L&A’s Kuschel & Whittaker Quoted in Midstream Article

L&A Director, Kevin Kuschel, and Senior Consultant, Josh Whittaker, were recently quoted in an article entitled, “Job Openings Reflect Growing Confidence in Midstream Industry.”


ISS Survey: 2017 Policy Updates

As this Gibson Dunn blog states, ISS has posted its annual policy survey (here). The deadline is August 29th, and the big topics include: Dual-Class Companies, Say-on-Frequency, Pay-For-Performance & Non-TSR Financial Metrics, Director Tenure & Refreshment, and Overboarded CEO-Chairs.


L&A Releases Results for Its 3rd-Annual Midstream Industry Comp Survey

Longnecker & Associates Releases Results for Its Third-Annual Midstream Industry Compensation Survey Consulting Firm Closes Proprietary Energy Compensation Survey HOUSTON – July 20, 2016 – Longnecker & Associates, a strategic compensation and corporate governance consulting firm based in Houston, recently closed its third-annual midstream industry compensation survey. The firm will release the survey’s results to… Read more »


Beware: Binding Say on Pay, May Pay the CEO more.

Four recent, independent articles paint an interesting picture on the topic of binding Say on Pay votes. 1. The UK’s potential new prime minister, post Brexit, could move to a binding Say on Pay vote to curb CEO pay (read more here). 2. A recent article by Fortune, suggests the US should move to more legislation… Read more »


PRESS RELEASE: L&A Opens Dallas Office & Announces New Director

Longnecker & Associates Opens Dallas Office and Announces New Director Consulting Firm Expands Its Operations to Dallas HOUSTON – June 23, 2016 – Longnecker & Associates, a strategic compensation and corporate governance consulting firm based in Houston, announced the opening of its new Dallas office spearheaded by a new director, Liz Mayo, who recently joined… Read more »


Choosing a Strategic Compensation Consultant

By Brent Longnecker, Kevin Kuschel, & Josh Whittaker With compensation issues and scenarios being dissected under the public microscope, board members, executives and advisors are being scrutinized like never before. This increasingly complex environment heightens the need for credible, strategic-thinking, governance-minded compensation experts and, equally critical, the need for a solid process for selecting those… Read more »