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Webinar -- September 29, 2020

September 29, 2020

3:00 -- 4:00 p.m.


 
COVID-19 IMPACTS ON EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AND PROXY STATEMENT DEVELOPMENTS

Speaker Information

Jurgita Ashley – Partner, Thompson Hine LLP
Jurgita is co-chair of the firm’s Public Companies group. She focuses her practice on capital markets transactions and SEC compliance, board and corporate governance matters, and shareholder activism and takeover matters. Jurgita advises public companies, ranging from Fortune 500 to emerging and smaller public companies. She brings considerable SEC, governance and shareholder activism expertise. Jurgita is the editor of the firm’s quarterly newsletter for public company clients.  She is a frequent writer and speaker in the areas of securities law, corporate governance and shareholder activism and has been featured in The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Directors & Boards, Law360 and The Corporate Governance Advisor

Don Kokoskie – Partner, Pay Governance
With over 26 years of experience, Don assists board of directors and senior management in developing performance-based reward systems that encompass all reward elements and support the company's business strategy. Outside of executive compensation matters, he has conducted work in director compensation, sales incentives, sales force management and broad-based compensation matters. Companies served by Don have operated in variety of business settings (LBO, IPO, publicly held as well as private or family owned), various states of development (pre-revenue, start-up, high growth and maturity) and in wide range of industries, including: aerospace, banking, building products, capital equipment/machinery, chemical, consumer products, financial services, food processing, insurance, medical equipment, metals, natural resources, retail and wholesale trade. With over 25 years of experience, Don assists board of directors and senior management in developing performance-based reward systems that encompass all reward elements and support the company's business strategy. Outside of executive compensation matters, he has conducted work in director compensation, sales incentives, sales force management and broad-based compensation matters. Companies served by Don have operated in variety of business settings (LBO, IPO, publicly held as well as private or family owned), various states of development (pre-revenue, start-up, high growth and maturity) and in wide range of industries, including: aerospace, banking, building products, capital equipment/machinery, chemical, consumer products, financial services, food processing, insurance, medical equipment, metals, natural resources, retail and wholesale trade.

Nathan Holmes – Partner, Thompson Hine LLP
Nathan is a partner in Thompson Hine’s Tax and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice groups.  He represents public companies, large private companies and nonprofit organizations in executive compensation matters, working with companies across a broad range of industries (including manufacturing, technology, media, financial services, retail and utilities).  Nathan’s practice includes equity and cash incentive plans, executive employment agreements, change-in-control arrangements and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, as well as the related executive compensation disclosures in proxy statements and in current reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 

Event Details

Please join us for a panel discussion regarding the impact of COVID-19 on executive compensation and a look ahead to the 2021 proxy season.  This webinar is a joint presentation with the Ohio chapter of the Society for Corporate Governance and the Western Pennsylvania chapter of NASPP.

Topics covered will include:
  • Pay cuts and salary reinstatement
  • Effects on and changes to incentive compensation arrangements
  • Effects on equity award burn rate impacts stock plan share reserves
  • Proxy advisory firm guidance
  • SEC disclosure considerations and shareholder outreach
  • CEO pay ratio year 4
  • SEC regulation of proxy advisory firms
  • HCM and ESG disclosure developments
PANELISTS:
Jurgita Ashley – (moderator) Partner, Thompson Hine LLP
Don Kokoskie – (presenter) Partner, Pay Governance LLC
Nathan Holmes – (presenter) Partner, Thompson Hine LLP

Click the following link to register:  Register here
Registrants will receive an email with login information.
Registration is free.


More Information

Webinar is eligible for 1 hour of CEP credit.
1 hour of Continuing Legal Education (C
LE) credit has been requested and is pending for: Ohio, New York and Kentucky.
 

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