Hot Topics in Equity Compensation

2019 Hot Topics in Equity Compensation

January 16, 2019, 1:00 PM

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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 2019 bring more upheaval and late-breaking developments in terms of legislation and plan design, accounting, tax, securities, and other legal developments?

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.


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

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.