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Tax Reform: Practical Implications for Equity and Cash Compensation

March 27, 2018

8:30am - 10:30am

Event Contact

Mike Albert


Fidelity Investments Framingham Investor Center
405 Cochituate Road
Framingham, MA 01701
Presentation and discussion on the details of the recent tax reform legislation and the impact to proxy, annual bonuses, plan design, and grant practices

Event Details

Please join us on Tuesday, March 27 for our next Boston NASPP Chapter meeting sponsored by Choate, Hall & Stewart, LLP.

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Tuesday, March 27
8:30 - 9:00am - Breakfast and Networking
9:00 - 10:30am - Presentation and Discussion

Fidelity Investments Framingham Investor Center
405 Cochituate Road, Framingham, MA 01701


Our presenter, Art Meyers, Partner, Tax Group, Choate, Hall & Stewart, LLP, will answer your many questions related to the recent tax legislation, including:
  • What are the important tax withholding changes?
  • How will our deferred tax write-offs from 2017 impact our annual bonuses and LTIP awards?
  • Are all pre-1/2/17 awards grandfathered?
  • What should we say in the proxy about section 162(m)?
  • Who are now considered to be “covered employees” for purposes of the deduction limitation and why do I need to track them?
  • How will the rule changes affect our plan design and grant practices?


Speaker Information

Arthur (Art) Meyers, Partner, Tax Group, Choate, Hall & Stewart, LLP
Mr. Meyers is a partner with Choate Hall & Stewart, a Boston law firm. He focuses his practice on the corporate, employment, tax and securities law aspects of executive and equity compensation, as well as on employee benefits law matters.  Mr. Meyers represents a wide range of publicly-traded companies, private businesses, tax-exempt organizations, private equity funds, foreign entities, boards and senior executives. Mr. Meyers is a past president of the Boston chapter of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, and is a current member of NASPP’s Executive Advisory Committee.  He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA. Mr. Meyers graduated from The University of Michigan Law School. He is a frequent speaker on compensation topics.  Recently Mr. Meyers has spoken at conferences for Certified Equity Professional Institute, Charles Schwab, Equilar, E*Trade, Financial Executives International, Global Equity Organization, Society for Corporate Governance and the NASPP.

More Information

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The Board of Directors of the Boston NASPP Chapter

Mike Albert, President, Fidelity Investments

Nancy Kennedy, Raytheon

Laurie McCarthy, ISP Advisors

Brian Schulz, Morgan Stanley 

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