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Calendar of Upcoming Events for the ATLANTA Chapter

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Date and Time:9/24/2014 8:00-10:00 a.m. ET
Event:NASPP Atlanta Chapter Meeting
Topic:Executive Compensation: Top Ten Issues for the Upcoming Proxy Season
Location:Alston & Bird LLP One Atlantic Center 1201 West Peachtree Street Atlanta Georgia 30309
Contact:Jill Gilmer
Contact Phone:404-605-8614
Contact Email:jill.gilmer@zep.com
Description:

We will discuss the key executive compensation issues and considerations for the upcoming proxy season. Topics will include:

  • Trends in benchmarking and executive pay
  • Effective compensation disclosure
  • Say on Pay
  • Shareholder outreach initiatives
  • Proxy Advisor Update
  • Dealing with shareholder proposals
  • Compensation and governance policies under Dodd-Frank
  • Issues and approvals under Section 162(m)
  • Compensation risk
  • Trends in executive compensation litigation

There is no fee to attend this event as it is sponsored by Towers Watson, Alliance Advisors and Alston & Bird LLP. 

Please Click Here to Register.

Speakers Bios:

  • Eric Larre is a consulting director in Towers Watson’s executive compensation practice and is based in the company’s Atlanta office. He spearheaded the development of the company’s “Say-on-Pay Survey Tool.” Mr. Larre has more than 20 years of experience advising a wide variety of organizations on the design and delivery of compensation programs that are linked to performance, the creation of shareholder value and business strategies.
  • Jim Kroll is a senior consultant in Towers Watson’s executive compensation practice, based in New York. Mr. Kroll specializes in corporate governance and executive compensation issues. He assists clients across a broad range of industries with advisory votes on executive pay, shareholder approval of equity plans and other compensation-related governance issues.
  • Reid Pearson is Executive Vice President at Alliance Advisors and leads its Governance and Equity Consulting Group. Reid works with clients and partners on a number of proxy issues including solicitation, Say-on-Pay, equity compensation plans, and general corporate governance matters. Reid has over 15 years of experience in the corporate governance and proxy industry and has worked with countless corporations and their advisors to help develop shareholder-friendly compensation plans.
  • Mike Stevens is a partner in Alston & Bird LLP’s Compensation and Benefits Group. He focuses on executive compensation matters, with a particular emphasis on tax, securities and corporate governance issues relating to stock plans, incentive compensation arrangements, executive employment agreements and deferred compensation. Mr. Stevens frequently advises clients with respect to proxy disclosures and related compensation issues.
More Information:
Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Securities Law)