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January 16, 2019

4:00 – 5:30 pm, eastern time

Kick off the new year in the know!

Event Details

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
4:00 – 5:30 PM, Eastern time [archive to follow]
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, IRS Notice 2018-68, CEO pay ratios and accounting updates are just a few examples of developments affecting equity compensation. Will this year bring more upheaval and late-breaking developments in terms of legislation and plan design, accounting, tax, securities, and other legal developments? This session, featuring key thought leaders, will cover the latest hot topics in equity compensation.

Featured panelists:

  • Takis Makridis CEP, President & CEO, Equity Methods
  • Michael Melbinger, Partner, Winston & Strawn
  • Arthur Meyers, Partner, Choate, Hall & Stewart

Among other topics, this program will include:

  • IRS Notice 2018-68 and other 162(m) considerations;
  • The changing landscape for performance awards;
  • Director say-on-pay and other responses to the Investors Bancorp litigation;
  • Current state of play on clawbacks;
  • Year 2 of the CEO pay ratio disclosures;
  • New proxy voting guidelines.

Continuing Education: This program qualifies for continuing education for Certified Equity Professionals (CEPs). Please keep a record of your attendance and refer to the CEP Institute standards to determine the amount of credit you can receive.

How to access the webcast: Visit on the day of the program and click the link for the webcast. You will be asked to register by entering your name and email address.  This webcast will be hosted through GoToWebinar. Make sure you are ready! Click here to test your system before the webcast begins.

Cost: There is no charge for this program if you are a member of the NASPP for 2019. Cost for non-members is $975. Join or renew a membership to receive complimentary access to this program and all member benefits through 2019.

Registration: Advanced registration is not required for NASPP members. Non-members can email or call (925) 685-9271 to register for the program.

If you can’t access the live program: If you have a scheduling conflict or have problems accessing webcasts generally (due to firewalls, etc.), an archive will be posted shortly after the conclusion of the live program and a text transcript will be posted within a few weeks.

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