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Denver: June 2018 Luncheon

June 14, 2018

12:00 Noon

Event Contact

John Barringer


Ball Corporation
10 Longs Peak Dr
Broomfield Co 80021
New Tax Law - New Day for Equity Compensation

Speaker Information

Mike Melbinger is a partner in the Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits
Department of the law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP. Mike is an Adjunct Professor of
Law at Northwestern University School of Law and the University of Illinois College of

Mike is the author of the American Bankers Association’s Compliance Guide to
Employee Benefit Trusts, the CCH treatise Executive Compensation, and more than 70
articles on executive compensation and employee benefits topics. He is also on the
editorial boards of THECORPORATEEXECUTIVE, and Practical Tax
Strategies, and writes the popular "Melbinger's Compensation Blog" for

Mike practices exclusively in the area of executive compensation and employee
retirement and welfare benefit issues for corporations, partnerships, executives, boards
of directors and fiduciaries. He also handles employee benefits and compensation
litigation and bankruptcy matters and the benefits and compensation aspects of change
in control and public offering transactions.

Event Details

Lost in all the tax bracket changes hoopla of the new law are some big changes to equity compensation. We will Cover at tleast these five topics:

1. Dramatic Change to Code Section 162(m)
2. Strategies for Mitigating the Loss of Deductibility of Compensation Amounts in Excess of $1 Million
3. The Section 162(m) “Outside Director” Requirement
4. Other Tax Cuts and Jobs Act items, including the “Weinstein tax,” supplemental withholding, and clean-up on           executive relocation packages
5. Litigation over Non-Employee Director Compensation – Action Items

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