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Date and Time:11/13/2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Event:OC Chapter Lunch Meeting
Topic:NASPP Conference: Cliff Notes Edition
Location:First American 1 First American Way, Building 4 Santa Ana, CA 92707
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Two and one-half days of content compressed into one hour and change! This presentation offers a refreshing and highly interactive way to catch up on current developments by hearing highlights from the most recent NASPP Conference. Presented in a game-show format, this session will deliver critical tidbits and practice pointers from key NASPP Conference sessions, including the latest guidance from the IRS and the SEC Division of Corp Finance, as well as emerging trends in executive and stock compensation. There will be challenge questions and prizes and even a cat video! Almost as much fun as attending the Conference in person!

Speakers: Barbara Baksa CEP Executive Director at NASPP and Kathleen Cleary CEP Education Director at NASPP

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Date and Time:8/20/2014 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Event:Joint Webinar with San Fernando Valley and San Diego
Topic:What I did on My Summer Vacation: Top 10 Stock Administration Types to Make the Most of Your "Downtime"
Location:webinar
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

For many plan administrators, summer is typically a less hectic time of year: fewer internal equity events, no large compliance issues looming such as year-end tax reporting obligations or proxy and annual meeting preparations, and many stakeholders and employees are on hiatus. This session will provide you with a top ten checklist of best practices to get your house in order before everything picks up again. Now is the time to revisit your audit and compliance procedures, data integrity and plan documentation to ensure you are ready for the busier days ahead.

Panelists:  Tami Bohm, Radian Group; Jen Baehr, NASPP; and Jen Tardif, Solium

Register today.

Date:    Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time:    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM PDT

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
Date and Time:5/1/2014 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Event:Chapter Lunch: At the Crossroads -- Recapping Proxy Season and Anticipating Shareholder Meetings
Topic:Recapping Proxy Season and Anticipating Shareholder Meetings
Location:First American 1 First American Way, Bldg 4 Santa Ana, CA 92707
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler, OC Chapter President
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Please join us for our next chapter meeting on May 1, 2014 from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM for a presentation from Aaron Boyd of Equilar, Inc.

 

At the Crossroads: Recapping Proxy Season and Anticipating Shareholder Meetings

The scrambling of proxy season just finished, but the whirlwind of the annual meetings is now beginning.  The 2014 proxy season provided a number of significant developments concerning executive pay and corporate governance for public companies.  The annual meetings will provide an opportunity for investors to give their input.  This presentation will discuss specific hot-button issues for companies and shareholders, examine the evolution of disclosure, and provide attendees with a first look at trends in pay including bonueses, equity and metrics.

This presentation will include:

* The most recent trends in CEO pay, including bonus payouts and equity grants

* An early look at voting results on the hottest governance topics including Say on Pay

* Discussion on pay for performance and the growing interest in supplemental pay calculations

* Update on pending SEC regulations including the CEO pay ratio scale

 

Attend for FREE if you register via the URL below by April 28th!  There will be  $15.00 fee at the door without registration.  

 

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
Date and Time:2/20/2014 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Event:Luncheon Meeting
Topic:Stock Compensation Goes to Hollywood
Location:First American, 1 First American Way, Building 4 - Garden Room, Santa Ana, CA 92707
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler, Chapter President
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Stock Compensation Goes to Hollywood

Education and communication continue to be a challenge for stock compensation. Our plans and technology have evolved, but too often our communication has stagnated with printed materials and static intranet sites. Validated by the wild success of viral videos and YouTube, videos are all the rage. You don't need an all-star cast and legendary Hollywood director to make this medium an Oscar worthy contender in your stock compensation toolkit. Register for this chapter meeting to explore how video and other digital mediums can help connect and educate today's stock plan participants.

This session provides a comprehensive overview of your digital choices, including video, computer based training, voice enriched video presentations, and others. Whether it is a production of your own, a partnership with your service provider, or an arrangement with a third party, having a solid understanding of what works, and what doesn't, in the digital world, will help to ensure your success. From concept, to budget, to storyboards, to production, this session explores how to best use digital mediums to educate and communicate stock programs.

Speakers:

  • Emily Cervino, Vice President, Fidelity
  • John Wolff, Co-Founder and President, GuideSpark
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Date and Time:12/11/2013 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event:OC Chapter Annual Holiday Social
Topic:Networking event
Location:Balboa Yacht Club 1801 Bayside Drive Newport Beach, CA 92625
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Please join us for our annual holiday social at Balboa Yacht Club in Newport Beach on Wednesday, December 11th from 5:30 - 8:30 PM.  Drinks and dinner will be provided.  Free parking located on Bayside Drive.

Special thanks to Merrill Lynch for sponsoring this event.

 

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Date and Time:10/10/2013 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Event:Chapter Lunch: Value and Valuation - Making Sense of Long-Term Incentive Data
Topic:Value & Valuation - Making Sense of Long-Term Incentive Data
Location:TBD
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Please join us as Fred Whittlesey at Compensation Venture Group and Jon Burg at Radford discuss "Value and Valuation: Making Sense of Long-Term Incentive Data."

Date: October 10, 2013

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
Date and Time:9/12/2013 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Event:Chapter Lunch: Acceptance of Award Agreements
Topic:Is Silence the Answer? Acceptance of Award Agreements
Location:First American First American Way, Bldg 1 Santa Ana, CA 92707
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

With award agreements frequently including important terms and covenants (such as clawbacks, non-competes and non-solicitation provisions), companies are increasingly requiring employees to formally accept grant agreements. This is especially true - and uniquely challenging - for restricted stock unit grants, where no employee action is required to obtain the stock upon vesting. This panel will highlight various solutions to the administrative challenges of requiring award acceptance and provide attendees with the tools to evaluate which is the right approach for their companies.  They will cover the U.S. and non-U.S. tax and legal implications of acceptances in various forms.

Please join us on Thursday, September 12, 2013 for a lively discussion with Valerie Diamond and Barbara Klementz from Baker & McKenzie regarding best practices surrounding grant acceptance.

Fee: $15.00

Continuing Education for this meeting:
(1) CEP

(1) CLE

Approved for 1.0 California general CLE credits, 1.0 Illinois general CLE credits, 1.0 New York general CLE credits, and 1.0 Texas general CLE credits. Florida and Virginia CLE applications can be made upon request. Participants requesting CLE for other states will receive Uniform CLE Certificates. Baker & McKenzie LLP is a California and Illinois CLE approved provider. Baker & McKenzie LLP has been certified by the New York State CLE Board as an accredited provider in the state of New York for the period 12/12/12-12/11/15. This non-transitional program is not appropriate for newly admitted New York attorneys. Baker & McKenzie LLP is an accredited sponsor, approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
Date and Time:6/5/2013 11:30am - 1:30pm PST
Event:What's Happening: Hot Topics in Equity Compensation
Topic:Topics include the impact of tax changes, the growing use of performance awards and analysis on the effectiveness of these awards, insights on participant thoughts on their equity plans, the noticeable resurgence of interest in ESPP, retirement eligibility tax challenges, ownership guidelines and the brewing 10b5-1 issues.
Location:First American, 5 First American Way, Building 5, Santa Ana, CA 92707
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler, CEP with Solium
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:Jeannette.Wheeler@solium.com
Description:

Join us for lunch on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 and hear from Emily Cervino, CEP with Fidelity Investments.

The current equity compensation landscape is filled with new discussions on equity, as well as a return of dormant issues. Join this session for a rapid fire overview of ten new (and resurgent) equity compensation hot topics.

An insightful and educational session on topics that are sure to cross your desk! 

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
Date and Time:5/1/2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event:OC Chapter Meeting/Webinar
Topic:Making the Grade: Tips & Best Practices to Prepare for the CEP Exam
Location:Webinar
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

As a plan administrator or as an equity services provider, knowing the most you can about the world of equity compensation will help to mitigate risks on a daily basis. Being educated in this industry is very important and the preparation needed to successfully pass the CEP exams helps get you there. Regardless if you are taking Level 1, 2 or 3 of the exam, any tips, best practices and time management skills will go a long way on the road to passing your exam. Joe Purdy of Solium will share what he has learned and what he has provided to help dozens of people pass the exam and achieve certification. Joe earned his CEP in 2005 and has been doing internal study groups for the employees at Solium to prepare them for the exam. He has also proctored the NCEO’s CEP Webcasts as well, most recently for Level 2. During this webinar, Joe will go over key areas in the books to review, flag and highlight as well as discuss key information found within your CEP binders. He’ll also provide a few take away documents to use as resources during your exam preparation.

 

 

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
Date and Time:3/14/2013 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Event:Chapter Lunch: Regulatory Updates
Topic:Regulatory updates presented by Sean Feller of Gibson Dunn
Location:First American, Building 5; 5 First American Way; Santa Ana, CA 92707
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Join us for lunch Thursday, March 14, 2013 and hear important legislative updates from Sean Feller, Partner with Gibson Dunn.

Topics include: ISS policy updates; Compensation consultant conflicts of interest and independence laws; Latest wave of lawsuits involving compensation-related proxy disclosure; Potential issues surrounding 10b5-1 plans; and Pending SEC guidance on clawbacks.

Meeting fees:

  • Advanced registration: $20
  • At door on day of event: $25
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
Date and Time:1/17/2013 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Event:Chapter Lunch: Global Mobility / Global Updates
Topic:Global Mobility and other Global Updates presented by Deloitte
Location:Allergan, Inc. 2525 Dupont Drive Irvine, CA 92612
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Join us for a panel discussion facilitated by Deloitte and featuring representatives from Allergan and Edwards Lifesciences discussing how to address and manage mobile employees.  Please click the URL below for more information and to RSVP to this event.

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Taxation)
Date and Time:12/6/2012 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event:OC Chapter Social
Topic:Social networking
Location:El Torito Grill 1910 Main St. Irvine, CA 92614
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
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Date and Time:11/1/2012 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Event:Chapter Lunch: Knowing When to Let Go - Practical Advice on Amending vs. Replacing Your Equity Compensation
Topic:Knowing When to Let Go - Practical Advice on Amending vs. Replacing Your Equity Compensation
Location:Allergan, 2525 Dupont Dr., Irvine, CA, 92612
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler, Chapter President
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Ever wonder whether it is better to amend an existing equity compensation plan—again—or scrap the plan and start over with a new one?  Please join us as Amy Wood of Cooley, LLP and her panel address this key issue, first highlighting the plan design, shareholder perception, and administration considerations applicable to both approaches—and then focusing on the costs and other impacts of the different approaches, as well as revealing traps for the unwary that lurk in older plans. The panel of experts will provide the practical advice you need to evaluate whether to amend or replace your equity compensation plan.

 

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
Date and Time:9/20/2012 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Event:Chapter Lunch: 10 Ways To Breathe New Life Into Your Stock Plan Education Program
Topic:10 Ways To Breathe New Life Into Your Stock Plan Education Program
Location:Allergan, Inc. 2525 Dupont Drive Irvine, CA 92623
Contact:Orange County NASPP
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

This refreshing and highly interactive session will highlight innovative and creative ways that companies can improve their stock plan education program. By way of demonstrating an innovative technique for presenting educational materials, this session will be presented in a game-show format hosted by Barbara Baksa, CEP and Robyn Shutak, CEP from NASPP. Audience members will select the topics for discussion and some topics will include "challenge questions" related to the topic and attendees that correctly answer the questions will win prizes. The audience will rate their current educational practices based on the material presented and will leave with a checklist of ideas that they can implement for their educational programs. We will also discuss strategies for implementation, including partnering with internal groups (HR, Payroll, etc.) and external vendors (brokers, administrators, consultants, lawyers, etc.), setting realistic goals, and ideas that can be implemented with limited IT support.

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
Date and Time:6/12/2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event:Webinar: Powering Your Stock Plans with Technology to Meet the Needs of Generation Y
Topic:Powering Your Stock Plans with Technology to Meet the Needs of Generation Y
Location:Webinar
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Mobile devices and cloud computing have changed how we connect to the world.  Companies must keep up with technology in order to hire and retain the best and brightest of generation Y.  From Stock Plan software to Brokerage services, Plan Administrators must be equipped to respond more quickly than ever to the needs of employees and management.  Everyone is mobile these days.  Are your platforms designed to keep up with your mobile workforce?

 

Areas of focus:

 

·         New generations in the workforce, rising to management, expecting better technology

·         Cloud computing and software as a service (SAAS)

·         Mobile stock plan administration & mobile employee portals

 

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
Date and Time:2/16/2012 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Event:Chapter Meeting
Topic:To ISS Or Not To ISS: Developing A Share Request Strategy
Location:Merrill Lynch, 4695 MacArthur Ct., Ste 1600, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Have you found yourself sitting in an audience where the speaker mentions ISS and everyone grumbles? Naturally, you probably grumbled too. But, did your grumbling stem from an intimate knowledge of the governance issues, or were you trying to blend in. If you are in the latter category, then this presentation is designed for you. Join us as John Burg from Radford walks us through an introduction to equity plan governance. He will focus on ideas and concepts for understanding the governance issues while discussing creative approaches for managing dilution and share pool reserves, as well as cover key aspects of ISS policy including the Burn Rate, Shareholder Value Transfer Test, and other critical policies. This presentation will include basic examples illustrating the policy and provide strategies for managing an equity program within the guidelines. While the discussion will be geared around understanding ISS US Policy, John will touch on key considerations of other institutional investors.

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Date and Time:12/8/2011 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Event:OC Chapter Social & Meeting
Topic:Section 6039
Location:Merrill Lynch 4695 MacArthur Court, Suite 1600 Newport Beach, CA 92660
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

This will be the last meeting for 2011 and your Chapter Board thought it would be nice to kick-start the holiday season with some good cheer, raffles, and a timely discussion on Section 6039.  Stock & Option Solutions will be presenting on Section 6039 and they will sponsor lunch and Merrill Lynch has invited us to hold our meeting at their office and will validate parking in the facility's parking structure. 

Remember to RSVP to ocnaspp@gmail.com so we can get an accurate headcount for lunch. 

Thank you and I'm looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible on December 8th. 

Jeannette
Chapter President

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Date and Time:9/26/2011 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Event:OC Chapter Lunch
Topic:It's Already September. Are Your Year-End Processes Up To Par?
Location:Broadcom Corporation 5290 California Ave (Bldg #2) Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Jeannette Wheeler
Contact Phone:619-309-6878
Contact Email:ocnaspp@gmail.com
Description:

Being prepared for a year-end audit can lower stress and lessen the amount of time your auditors spend in your office. Join your OC Chapter for a presentation on Year-End Audit Preparation focusing on year-end compliance matters and reporting, including topics such as stock compensation expense, A240 disclosures, and EPS.

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Date and Time:5/18/2011 11:30 to 1:30
Event:OC Chapter Lunch - Using Technology to your Advantage
Topic:Better, Faster & Cheaper - How you can use the technology around you to improve the efficiency of your Equity Department while exceeding Customer Expectations
Location:Broadcom Corporation 5290 California Ave (Building #2) Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:orangecounty@NASPP.com
Description:

The Equity Department must be able to manage, review, reconcile and ensure the flow of large amounts of data in a very efficient manner while maintaining data integrity & customer satisfaction.  Many of the tools around you can be leveraged to service your corporate customer’s needs.  In this presentation, we will demonstrate tips for using Microsoft tools, reporting systems and strategies for improving processes for interacting with other departments to increase your department’s value to your company.  Whether you outsource your stock administration and/or database or run an in-house system, these tools can be used to facilitate greater functionality and better service for your dependant customers while maintaining a healthy work life balance. 

Simplify is the goal. Automated efficiency is the strategy.  Execution is the key.
 
Speaker:
Barrett Scott; Principal & Founder; Stock & Option Solutions, Inc
 
Cost:               
Members -                    $10

Non-Members -             $15        

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
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Date and Time:3/15/2011 2:30 - 4:00
Event:OC Chapter Afternoon Meeting - Internal Controls "Must Have's"
Topic:25 Internal Controls You Should Have for Your Stock Plans (But Don’t)
Location:Broadcom Corporation 5290 California Ave (Building #2) Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:orangecounty@NASPP.com
Description:

Topic:
Do you sleep soundly at night knowing that the financial reports for your stock plans are accurate or do you lay awake worrying that you missed something?  Is your period close a nightmare of long hours and mind-numbing reconciliation?  This session will highlight the key controls you must have to ensure that your audits run smoothly so you can be confident that your stock plan data is accurate. 

Speakers:
Emily Cervino, CEP, Executive Director, Certified Equity Professional Institute, Santa Clara University
Robyn Shutak, CEP, Education Director, NASPP
 
Cost:               
Members -                    $10
Non-Members -             $15        
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
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Date and Time:1/27/2011 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Event:OC Chapter LUNCH - Int'l Updates & Dodd-Frank Act
Topic:Key International Updates and Impact of Dodd-Frank Act on Global Equity Plans
Location:Broadcom Corporation 5290 California Ave (Building #2) Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:orangecounty@NASPP.com
Description:

Partners Valerie Diamond and Barbara Klementz from Baker & McKenzie LLP's Global Equity Services group will discuss the most recent and significant country updates affecting global stock plans, such as the new social tax charges in Ireland, increased tax rates in France and latest developments for China SAFE filings (to name only a few).  In addition, they will examine how the requirements under the new Dodd-Frank Act may impact global stock plans, in particular whether claw-back provisions that may become mandatory under the Act can be implemented under applicable local law. 

This annual international update is a must for companies that operate in a global environment or plan on entering into the international arena.
  
Speakers:
Valerie Diamond, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Partner, Global Equity Services
Barbara Klementz, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Partner, Global Equity Services
 

Cost:               

Members -                    $10
Non-Members -             $15  
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
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Date and Time:11/11/2010 11:30 to 1:30 PM
Event:OC Chapter LUNCH - Performance Equity
Topic:Everything You Wanted to Know About Performance Equity (well, as much as can be fit into an OC NASPP Chapter meeting)
Location:Broadcom Corporation 5290 California Avenue (Building #2) Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:orangecounty@NASPP.com
Description:

Companies are increasingly turning to performance-based plans for their executives and broader staff.  Shareholders, politicians and the media love these plans. Companies are having a harder time staying in love with them. Find out how design, communication, administration and reporting concerns are being compounded by an unpredictable and volatile market.

Learn how performance equity can be a safer bet than time-based equity in stormy times. Find out how absolute and relative metrics can be used to calm the waters, while driving performance. This presentation provides a thorough overview of all forms of performance compensation and is being presented by Dan Walter. Dan is currently authoring the new chapter on performance equity in the CEP required reading source "Beyond Stock Options".
 
If you have specific questions regarding performance-based equity send them to our presenter, Dan Walter (dwalter@performensation.com) and he will try and incorporate answers into his presentation
.

Speaker:
Dan Walter; President and CEO of Performensation   
 
A popular and frequently-requested speaker, Dan does dozens of presentations a year, combining humor and technical expertise into accessible and practical information.
 
Cost:               
Members -                    $10
Non-Members -             $15  
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Various)
Date and Time:8/24/2010 8:30 - 10:30
Event:OC Chapter Breakfast - Conflict Management
Topic:Where else can you get a personal development session on a subject that is critical in your everyday lives? It’s not financial modeling. It’s not international complexities. It’s not even accounting or taxation related. It’s how you deal with difficult conversations. This applies to work situations, vendor management, and situations outside of work. Unfortunately, not all conversations are “sugar and spice”. As an issuer or vendor to equity administration, we inherently take on the role as a “Conflict Resolver”. For example, when was the last time an employee actually called you for a job well done?
Location:Broadcom Corporation 5290 California Ave (Building #2) Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:orangecounty@NASPP.com
Description:

 

Please join us at next week’s Orange County Chapter meeting along with Dr. Paula Garb from UC Irvine who is considered an expert in conflict resolution and mediation. The presentation topic has been customized on areas that are appropriate and beneficial to you on both a personal and professional level.  Such items to be discussed are:
 
  • Components of a conversation
  • Difficult conversations. What matters most?
  • How a conversation can go badly? 
  • What could you done differently?
  • Mediation tools – acting as your own mediator
  • Active listening skills
  • Simple “Do’s” and “Don’ts”
  • How to ask questions 
This personal development session is FREE to NASPP members.   Please extend this meeting to other individual within your Company since this topic spans functional departments. This presentation will assist, if not reinforce, the tools that are available to navigate a difficult conversation.  
 
Speakers:   
Dr. Paula Garb; Co-Director and Co-Founder of UC Irvine’s Center for Citizen Peacebuilding        
 
Cost:               
Members -                    FREE
Non-Members -             $5  
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Date and Time:5/11/2010 8:30 - 10:30
Event:OC Chapter BREAKFAST - New Cost Basis Rules
Topic:New Cost Basis Reporting Rules and What They Mean to You
Location:Broadcom Corporation 5290 California Ave (Building #2) Irvine, CA 92617 * Located off of the 73 at the Bison exit (near the UCI Campus)
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:orangecounty@NASPP.com
Description:

IRS mandated cost basis reporting starting in 2011 will affect issuers, plan administrators, brokers, and transfer agents. Come join the Orange County Chapter of NASPP for a discussion on the basics of the rules, the effects on option, ESPP, and other employee award plans, and how they will affect you and your company's employees.

Speaker:
Andrew Schwartz; CPA, CEP – Vice President
BNY Mellon Shareowner Services

Cost:
$10 for members
$15 for non-members
Please bring cash or check (payable to OC NASPP) to the meeting

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
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Date and Time:3/25/2010 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Event:OC Chapter BREAKFAST - International Updates
Topic:Latest Developments Affecting the Taxation and/or Regulatory Compliance for your International Equity Grants
Location:Broadcom Corporation; 5290 California Avenue; (Building #2); Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:OrangeCounty@naspp.com
Description:

Are you offering your equity plans to employees outside the United States?  If so, this presentation will update you on all of the latest developments affecting the taxation and/or regulatory compliance for your international equity grants.

Our presenters will educate you on the new Australian tax rules, the social tax exemption in Italy (now extended to awards other than options), the Indian Merchant Bank requirements and many other "hot" issues.  They will also tell you about the latest developments in the ongoing nightmare created by the Chinese SAFE approval requirements.  Our presenters will discuss practical ways to deal with or avoid some of the more challenging issues, and share how other companies are coping with these issues.

 
Speakers:        
Valerie Diamond; Partner
Global Equity Services; Baker & McKenzie LLP
 
Barbara Klementz; Partner
Global Equity Services; Baker & McKenzie LLP
  

Cost:               

$10 for members
$15 for non-members
Please bring cash or check to the meeting
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
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Date and Time:2/11/2010 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Event:OC Chapter BREAKFAST - Rule 10b5-1 Plans
Topic:The world did not end in 2008. The resurgence of Rule 10b5-1 plans in 2009. Utilizing Rule 10b5-1 plans in 2010.
Location:Broadcom Corporation 5290 California Ave (Building #2) Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:OrangeCounty@naspp.com
Description:

Has the “dust settled”? What should we be thinking about in 2010? This presentation will review the current administration’s impact on highly concentrated equity positions and when Rule 10b5-1 plans should be considered. 

·         Review Rule 10b5-1 Benefits and Considerations
·         Review Best Practices Under Rule 10b5-1 Plans
·         Thinking Through 2010 and How I might Utilize Rule 10b5-1 Plans
·         Exploring the Issuer’s Perspective and Rule 10b5-1 plans
 
Don’t miss your chance to hear from two experts on this topic. Together, they have over 50 years of experience in the industry.
 
Speakers:        
Kenneth Price; Executive Director
Executive Financial Services; Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
 
Aegis Frumento J.D.; Managing Director
Executive Financial Services; Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
 
Cost:               
$10 for members
$15 for non-members
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
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Date and Time:12/10/2009 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Event:OC Chapter LUNCH - Nightmare Before Christmas: Terrors in Equity Compensation and How to Avoid Them
Topic:Terrors in Equity Compensation and How to Avoid Them
Location:Broadcom Corporation; 5290 California Avenue Building #2 Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Michelle May
Contact Phone:949-461-6173
Contact Email:OrangeCounty@naspp.com
Description:

Which terrors of stock plan management are keeping you up at night? Do you wonder how other companies are tracking and calculating tax for mobile employees; handling mountains of paper forms and surveys at year-end; dealing with accounting calculations that software/service providers can’t yet support?

Do you spin mental cycles over FAS 123(R)? FAS 128? FAS 109? FAS 141(R)? SOX? Other frightening acronyms? What about day-to-day struggles such as entering data manually and reconciling between your stock plan and other systems? Wondering how to improve participant communication and education? We’ve touched on the tip of the iceberg, and with so many aspects of equity compensation administration, it’s perfectly justified to feel terrified.
Join the Orange County Chapter of the NASPP for its next dynamic, interactive meeting on “The Nightmare Before Christmas: Terrors of Equity Compensation and How to Avoid Them.” 
Elizabeth Dodge, of Stock & Option Solutions, will lead the session to review some of the top issues facing Orange County issuing firms, discuss existing and potential solutions, and identify current practices that other companies are using to manage these challenges.
Speaker:       Elizabeth Dodge; Vice President, Product Management; Stock Option Solutions                   
 
Cost:             $10 for members/ $15 for non-members
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
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Date and Time:10/15/2009 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Event:OC Chapter Breakfast - Overview of the Proxy Disclosure Process and New Updates for 2010
Topic:Important Information you NEED to know about Proxy Disclosure Requirements! Overview of the Proxy Disclosure Process and New Updates for 2010
Location:Broadcom Corporation; 5290 California Avenue (Building #2); Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:OrangeCounty@naspp.com
Description:

Do you understand the new Proxy Disclosure Updates for 2010. Have you even heard that there are updates??? Don’t get left in the dust…

The presentation will provide a general overview of the proxy disclosure process, as well as highlight the new updates for 2010.          

Come prepared with your questions for our expert panel. This is sure to be an informative session that should not be missed.

Speakers:  
Ron Schneider, VP & Sr. Manager Proxy Solicitation Group, BNY Mellon Shareowner Services
Carl Schmitt; Sr. Consultant; Towers Perrin

$10 for members/ $15 for non-members
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
Date and Time:8/27/2009 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Event:OC Chapter BREAKFAST - Effective Communication as a Stock Administrator
Topic:Effective Communication as a Stock Administrator in a Forever Changing Market. (Can’t We All Just Get Along?)
Location:Broadcom Corporation; 5290 California Avenue (Building #2); Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:OrangeCounty@naspp.com
Description:

As an administrator or an individual within the Company, who is responsible for delivering the good, the bad, and the ugly in terms of equity value, what is the best approach for getting the message across? How do you handle the tough questions?   How do you maintain a positive message?

When will the price go up?  Are my Options worth anything?  What’s the Company going to do about my underwater options?   Why can’t I have more equity?  Why can’t my grant be extended beyond a 10-year life?  Why did our equity awards decrease in size from last year?

These are the questions many of you are hearing from your employees and co-workers – how do you answer them?  Is there a way to get positive points across without sounding like a ‘sound byte’?

Karen Needham, CEP from Independent Stock Plan Advisors, LLC will go over these types of questions and how to handle them from a communication perspective.  She will also provide tips on keeping a positive outlook when everyone else is in a negative mood.  

Speaker:  Karen Needham, CEP from Independent Stock Plan Advisors, LLC

$10 for members/ $15 for non-members

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
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Date and Time:6/17/2009 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Event:OC Chapter BREAKFAST - Battle Against Bad Data, Policies and Procedures
Topic:Traunch Warfare: The Battle Against Bad Data, Policies and Procedures
Location:Broadcom Corporation; 5290 California Avenue (Building #2); Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsnss
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:OrangeCounty@naspp.com
Description:

In this presentation, consultants will share their tales from the trenches.  They will cover what types of problems they have seen in company databases and provide remedies on how to correct those problems.  It's a presentation on what not to do.  This presentation will provide the stock administrator with best practices so they have the knowledge to spot potential pitfalls in their databases and their policies and procedures.  By sharing our good humored consultant view of company scenarios, we hope to inspire companies to examine their own practices.

Speakers:
Keyoor Mankad, Esq., LL.M, CEP; My Equity Comp, LLC
John Hammond, CFP, CEP; Transcentive, Inc.

$10 for members/ $15 for non-members

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
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Date and Time:3/27/2009 11:30 to 1:30
Event:OC Chapter Luncheon - Underwater Options
Topic:Underwater Options - Is an Exchange Right for Your Company?
Location:Broadcom Corporation; 5290 California Avenue (Building #2); Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:OrangeCounty@naspp.com
Description:

In today’s tumultuous economic climate, an increasing number of major companies have underwater stock options.  Generally, underwater options fail to serve their designated purpose of motivating and retaining talented employees –Please join us on March 27th for a session that will review the key decision-points companies face in evaluating whether an exchange is right for them, as well as insights into the overall process and the accounting, valuation, and legal challenges associated with performing an exchange.  Two industry experts will present the information followed by a Q & A session.   Topics to include:

  • §         Why consider exchanges
  • §         Advantages and Disadvantages
  • §         How to present to the BOD
  • §         Shareholder Concerns
  • §         Domestic Legal and Regulatory Hurdles

Speakers: Takis Makridis; Equity Methods and David Barby; Latham & Watkins

$10 for members/ $15 for non-members
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
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Date and Time:2/19/2009 11:30 to 1:30
Event:OC Chapter Luncheon - International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Topic:Convergence of U.S. Accounting Rules with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the Impact on the Compensation Plan Design and Operation
Location:Broadcom Corporation; 5290 California Ave (Building #2); Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:OrangeCounty@naspp.com
Description:

As companies assess or prepare for a shift from U.S. generally accepted accounting principles to international financial reporting standards, key differences between the standards that affect tax issues related to share-based compensation plans will need to be understood. The presentation will address the following areas:

·         Income tax-accounting - expected volatility in the income statement, balance sheet, and effective tax rate
                       
·         Valuation and expense amortization - avoiding surprises
 
·         Balance sheet classification - liability awards and income statement volatility
 
·         Payroll tax accounting - preparing for new administrative requirements
 
Speakers: Kurt Schmeltzer and Roy Hollister from Deloitte

 

$10 for members/ $15 for non-members

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Accounting)
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Date and Time:12/12/2008 11:30 to 1:30
Event:OC Chapter Holiday Luncheon (With Raffle) - US & International Updates
Topic:From 2008 to 2009: The Latest Developments and New Trends for Global Equity Plans
Location:Broadcom Corporation, 5290 California Ave (Building #2), Irvine, CA 92617 *Located off of the 73 at the Bison exit (near the UCI Campus)
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:Orangecounty@naspp.com
Description:

 

Are you current on all international developments that may have affected your equity plans during 2008?  Would you like to know what changes to expect in 2009?  Our presenters will provide you with a summary of the most significant new developments affecting the taxation and/or regulatory compliance for your international equity plans.  They will update you on the Chinese SAFE approval requirements, the new French social tax due on qualified plans, and many other important issues.  In addition, our presenters will take a look into their crystal ball and discuss developments and trends we can expect to see in 2009 and how to prepare your global plans for these (possible) changes.

Speakers: Barbara Klementz and Valerie Diamond from Baker & McKenzie
 

$10 for members/ $15 for non-members

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
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Date and Time:9/18/2008 11:30 to 1:30
Event:OC Chapter Luncheon - Stress Management
Topic:Does Stock Plan Administration Stress You Out? In the world of stock plans, stress goes with the territory. Come join your fellow OC NASPP members and learn more about stress and how you can deal with it more effectively.
Location:Broadcom Corporation 5290 California Ave (Building #2) Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:OrangeCounty@naspp.com
Description:

$10 for members; $15 for non-members

Speaker: Professor Ilona Yim; UC Irvine Professor

Ilona Yim’s research lies at the intersection of biology and psychology: she is interested in how individuals respond emotionally and physiologically to acute stressors. More specifically, her work examines how acute stress responses are related to individuals’ memory and health.- Dr. Yim’s research has been published in leading journals, including the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Psychoneuroendocrinology, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Psychological Medicine. She received a B.A. in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Biopsychology from the University of Trier, Germany, and completed postgraduate training at the University of California Irvine Medical Center. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior at the University of California, Irvine. 

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Date and Time:7/24/2008 11:30 to 1:30
Event:

OC Chapter Luncheon Meeting - Performance Shares

Topic:

The Nuts and Bolts of Performance Stock Awards

This presentation will cover several of the issues relating to performance-based equity compensation including tax, accounting and securities issues that arise when granting, administering and reporting performance-based stock awards.  We will cover issues under Section 162(m), Section 16, and FAS 123R.  We will also cover the pros and cons of performance-based equity awards, including difficulties in setting performance goals, disclosure of performance goals, institutional shareholder standards, and tax withholding issues.  Finally, we will review several examples of performance-based programs.

Location:

Broadcom Corporation
5290 California Ave (Building #2)
Irvine, CA 92617 

 * Located off of the 73 at the Bison exit (near the UCI Campus)
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:Orangecounty@naspp.com
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 $10 for members; $15 for non-members

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
Date and Time:6/12/2008 11:30 - 1:30
Event:

OC Chapter Luncheon Meeting - Rule 10b5-1 Plans

Topic:

Rule 10b5-1 Plans

Does your company currently use Rule 10b5-1 Plans? Why should you? Learn how expiring stock options and restricted stock units fit into a Rule 10b5-1 Plan.

The presentation will provide an overview of Rule 10b5-1, review best practices and talk about the future of Rule 10b5-1 Plans.
 
- Overview of SEC Rule 10b5-1
- Program Benefits and Considerations
- Best Practices Regarding Instituting SEC Rule 10b5-1 Plans
- SEC Rule 10b5-1 Disclosure Case Study
- SEC Rule 10b5-1 Plans and the Changing Landscape
Location:

Broadcom Corporation
5290 California (Building #2)
Irvine, CA 92617

*Located off of the 73 at the Bison exit (near the UCI campus)

Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:Orangecounty@naspp.com
Description:

$10 for members; $15 for non-members

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Securities Law)
Date and Time:4/22/2008 11:30 - 1:30
Event:OC Chapter Luncheon Meeting - APIC & DTA Tracking
Topic:Getting the Most Out of Your Data for APIC and DTA tracking

Presented by John Hammond; CEP, Director of Product Strategy, Computershare Plan Software

DTA and APIC tracking bringing you down? Tax accounting is a high risk and highly complex area under FAS 123(R). This session will cover the basics of tax accounting and provide non-finance professionals with some helpful hints on how to get your plan administration process into tax accounting shape for 2008. This session will also help financial professionals with a greater understanding of how to find what you are looking for in the plan administration systems and providers that are out there today.

Location:

Broadcom Corporation
5290 California Ave (Building #2)
Irvine, CA 92617

*Located off of the 73 at the Bison exit (near the UCI campus)

Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:Orangecounty@naspp.com
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$10 for members; $15 for non-members

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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP ()
Date and Time:3/13/2008 11:30 - 1:30
Event:OC Chapter Luncheon Meeting - Restricted Stock
Topic:If Restricted Stock is so common, where are all of the best practices for these plans? Oh yeah, and what about performance-based programs?

Presented by Dan Walter; Performansation Consulting

As increasingly more companies role out restricted share and unit programs there is a growing need for guidance on the best practices for these programs. Increasing complexity including broad-base programs, accounting issues, corporate actions, software limitations and performance conditions can make these programs more difficult to handle than options or employee stock purchase plans. This presentation will walk through the solutions to common issues and things to think about when designing these programs and the support for them. Attendees will leave with a more confident understanding of the structure of restricted and performance programs and how they can better manage them.

Location:Broadcom Corporation

5290 California Ave (Building #2)

Irvine, CA 92617

Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:Orangecounty@naspp.com
Description:Cost: $5 (members), $10 (non-members)
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
Date and Time:12/6/2007 11:30 to 1:30
Event:OC Chapter Luncheon Meeting - Year-End Reporting
Topic:Year-End Reporting: 30 Tips to Survive Year-End

Presented by Barbara Baksa

Learn how to streamline year-end procedures from this panel of experienced administrators. In lightning round fashion, our panelists will present tips for tax reporting, financial reporting, year-end updates, audits and controls, and other critical year-end tasks. This could be the most valuable meeting you attend all year ¡V you¡¦ll walk away with 30 practical tips!

Location:Broadcom Corporation (New Location)

5290 California Avenue (Building #2)

Irvine, CA 92617

Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:orangecounty@naspp.com
Description:Cost: $5 (members), $10 (non-members)
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Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEP (Administration)
Date and Time:9/19/2007 11:30 to 1:30
Event:OC Chapter Revitalization - International Updates
Topic:We are excited to announce the revitalization of the OC Chapter which begins with an informative international presentation by Edward Burmeister from Baker & McKenzie. He will provide the latest tax and legal changes affecting options, restricted stock, and restricted stock units. The information will be presented by each region, paying particular attention to China, Italy, and the infamous India fringe benefit tax. Lunch will be provided.
Location:Broadcom Corporation (New Location) 5290 California Ave. Irvine, CA 92617
Contact:Nicole Bonsness
Contact Phone:949-926-6665
Contact Email:nicoleb@broadcom.com
Description:Cost: Check payable to: NASPP - OC Please bring check to luncheon ($5 for members, $10 for non-members)
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Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 CEP (Taxation)
Date and Time:11/14/2006 11:30 am to 1:30pm
Event:Lunch Meeting and JEOPARDY game
Topic:Come join us in the first ever Orange County Chapter Jeopardy game. It’s just like the TV show with competitive teams and great questions tailored to the stock plan industry. Invented by NASPP Executive Director Barbara Baksa, this game has been a big hit with other chapters! Your hosts for the event will be Joe Mugno and Michael Roane. The Jeopardy teams will be comprised of attendees so if you would like to participate in the action, please let us know when you RSVP. If you prefer to watch the fun as part of the audience, that’s great too. Either way we look forward to an adventurous afternoon. Also brief comments from the recent NASPP conference in Las Vegas will be shared.
Location:Broadcom Corporation 43 Discovery Irvine, CA 92618 Conference Room G2005
Contact:Shane M Sullivan
Contact Phone:949-348-0601 x 52757
Contact Email:shane.sullivan@fmr.com
Description:Meeting Fee: Member is $10 Non-Member is $25 Lunch will be provided
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Date and Time:5/10/2006 11:30am to 1:30pm
Event:Lunch Meeting
Topic:The Latest on Stock Compensation Trends, Restricted Stock, and Insider Trading Rules Special guest speaker, Bruce Brumberg, Editor-in-Chief of myStockOptions.com Please join us for this multi-part session on stock compensation, restricted stock/RSUs, and insider trading. Gain a more in-depth knowledge of equity compensation trends and long-term incentive alternatives including restricted stock/RSUs and performance shares. Understand the regulatory environment around insider trading, including Rule 10b5-1 trading programs.
Location:Broadcom Corporation 47 Discovery Irvine,Ca
Contact:Shane M Sullivan
Contact Phone:949-348-0601x3020
Contact Email:shane.sullivan@fidelity.com
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Date and Time:4/13/2006 11:30 to 1:00 pm
Event:NASPP Orange County Luncheon
Topic:FAS 123R is now a reality! Public companies have adopted or will adopt FAS 123R for the first fiscal year that starts after June 15, 2005 (December 15, 2005 for private companies). Are your valuation assumptions and techniques reasonable, supportable and auditable? Is it really that complicated? Join us to hear some of the FAS 123R war stories from Raul Fajardo of QUALCOMM Inc. QUALCOMM’s fiscal year ended September 30 and they recently reported their 1st quarter under FAS 123R. You will hear about the following items: - Difference between Black Scholes and Binomial - Where option expense is disclosed in the financials - Deferred tax asset tracking - Building the historical APIC Pool and subsequent periods reporting - FAS 123R financial reporting disclosures - Other FAS 123R compliance issues - SOX controls
Location:Allergan,Inc- Irvine Ca The address and directions for the meeting on Thursday are as follows: Allergan, Inc. 2525 Dupont Drive Irvine, CA 92612 (714) 245-4500 They will need to enter through the Teller Employee entrance. The guard will have a temporary parking permit for each vehicle and will instruct them to parking in the structure. Coming from the 405 South - Jamboree exit, turn right, right again at Michelson, left on Teller. coming from the 405 North - Jamboree exit, turn left. Right at Michelson and a left on Teller. If for any reason they go to the front entrance (Dupont Drive), they will be instructed to drive to the Teller entrance. Once they park in the structure, they will be signs directing them to the meeting site.
Contact:Shane M Sullivan
Contact Phone:949-348-0601 x 3020
Contact Email:shane.sullivan@fidelity.com
Description:Members $10 Lunch Fee Non-Members $25 Lunch Fee
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Date and Time:1/26/2006 11:30 to 1:00
Event:NASPP-Orange County Chapter luncheon meeting on January 26, 2006.
Topic:The topic is “Director Pay Trends and Issues.” The main points to be covered in the thirty-minute formal presentation via PowerPoint will include the following: - The continuing and sustained trend in double-digit annual pay movement - Shifts in pay package balance - Rationale and importance of leadership pay premiums for chairs and lead directors - Supply and demand dynamics - Regulatory requirements - Shareholder concerns - Director liability We will have ample time for Q&A and audience participation.
Location:Broadcom Corporation 47 Discovery Irvine,Ca Driving directions and room location to follow.
Contact:Shane M Sullivan
Contact Phone:949-348-0601 x3020
Contact Email:shane.sullivan@fidelity.com
Description:“J.” Richard advises Boards and Compensation Committees regarding general corporate governance, executive officer and outside director compensation, and CEO employment arrangements. Since 1974, his Clients have included hundreds of organizations ranging from early stage businesses to numerous market sector leaders around the world. He has also served as an expert witness and in litigation support in various jurisdictions.
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Date and Time:10/6/2005 11:30 to 1:30pm
Event:NASPP Lunch Meeting
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Contact:Jody Valentino
Contact Phone:949-809-1248
Contact Email:jody.valentino@morganstanley.com
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Date and Time:5/26/2005 11:30 AM TO 1PM
Event:Lunch Meeting to discuss: "Key Governance Issues Surrounding Equity Compensation"
Topic:Overview: Today’s Boards of Directors have the challenging task of developing equity plans under the increased scrutiny of shareholders. How do they manage to develop customized compelling programs while staying compliant with regulations? Drawing from Vivient Consulting's recent survey of institutional shareholders conducted in conjunction with Pension & Investments magazine, we will discuss the key governance issues surrounding equity compensation. Our discussion will also outline the key conflicting objectives of public equity programs and talk about the key considerations Boards face when deciding on the appropriate equity plan for their companies.
Location:Broadcom Corporation Irvine, CA
Contact:Shane M Sullivan
Contact Phone:949-348-0601 x3020
Contact Email:shane.sullivan@fmr.com
Description:Issues discussed include: What aspects of compensation are of most interest to institutional shareholders? What kind of framework do Boards use in determining the appropriate equity program for their company? What are the latest trends in equity vehicles? What are the key considerations/constraints companies face? How Boards balance creativity with compliance in equity designs?
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Date and Time:1/26/2005 11:30 to 1:30
Event:Seminar
Topic:Non-Qualified Deferred Comp
Location:Broadcom Irvine, CA
Contact:Shane M Sullivan
Contact Phone:949-809-1220
Contact Email:shane.sullivan@morganstanley.net
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Date and Time:12/1/2004 11:30 to 1:30
Event:Lunch Meeting and Informational Seminar Lunch Cost-Members $10, Non-Members $25.00
Topic:Help! My Financial Statements Look Greek to Me Stock plan administration requires more financial knowledge now than ever before; you produce reams of reports for Finance, learn how all of that data is used in your company’s financial statements. Barbara Baksa, NASPP Programs Director, takes you on a whirlwind tour of the financial statements, stopping at each statement to explore how stock compensation is reflected in it. Recapping her presentation at the 2004 NASPP Annual Conference, Barbara will use real-life examples to illustrate the treatment of stock compensation in the income statement, earnings-per-share, the balance sheet, stockholder’s equity, the cash flow statement, and the footnotes.
Location:Morgan Stanley 2040 Main Street,Suite 600 Irvine, CA 92614
Contact:Shane M Sullivan
Contact Phone:949-809-1220
Contact Email:shane.sullivan@morganstanley.net
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Date and Time:9/29/2004 11:30 to 1:30
Event:Lunch Meeting re: Global Equity Programs Speaker: Edward Burmeister, Baker & McKenzie
Topic:Key International Developments and Challenges.
Location:Morgan Stanley 2040 Main Street, Suite 600 Irvine, CA
Contact:Shane M Sullivan
Contact Phone:949-809-1220
Contact Email:shanems@cox.net
Description:Key International Developments and Challenges Learn about key new developments in the international legal, tax and regulatory arena, including specific recommended action items to respond to these new challenges. If you go to only one session about global issues, this should be the one as Ed clearly is one of the most knowledgeable lawyers to deal with international plan issues!
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Date and Time:7/14/2004 11:30 to 1:30
Event:Save the Date 7/14 Local Chapter Lunch Meeting
Topic:Avoid CEO and CFO Certification Liability "Must Have" Internal Controls for your Executive Compensation Practices and Stock Plans.
Location:Broadcom Irvine, CA
Contact:Shane M Sullivan
Contact Phone:949-809-1220
Contact Email:shanems@cox.net
Description:see our attached flyer
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