Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2019: PLI Boston Groupcast

  • Product Number: 2200055VC1
  • CLE Credits, earn up to:
    7 substantive credits, 0 ethics credits CLE Credit Note
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    Why You Should Attend

    As the economy shifts and the legislature, SEC, and shareholders respond, the design, implementation and disclosure of executive compensation undergoes continual change. At this program, experts in the area – from major corporations, the SEC, the IRS and shareholder activist groups, as well as from leading law and consulting firms – will lead you through the emerging best practices and the current reactions to the changing landscape.

    What You Will Learn 

    • Hear updates on the latest pay trends
    • Gain an understanding of M&A and change-in-control issues
    • Explore current topics regarding executive contracts
    • Learn the latest SEC and ISS developments
    • Get best practices to avoid 409A pitfalls and mastering corrections

    Who Should Attend

    This conference is designed for private practitioners, in-house corporate counsel, employee benefit consultants, service providers and compensation managers and consultants.

    Special Features

    Earn one hour of Ethics credit.

    Prerequisites: An interest in the design, implementation and disclosure requirements of executive compensation plans.

    Intended Audience: This conference is designed for private practitioners, in-house corporate counsel, employee benefit consultants, service providers and compensation managers and consultants.

    Advanced Prep: None

  • Agenda

    Agenda & Materials

    • 9:00 AM EDT

      Opening Remarks and Introduction

    • 9:05 AM EDT

      What are the Latest Executive Pay Trends?

    • 10:05 AM EDT

      Executive Compensation: Corporate Transaction and Change-in-Control Topics

      Change-in-control preparedness including 280G mitigation Special Issues in mergers of equals Treatment of equity awards in spin-offs
    • 11:05 AM EDT

      Networking Break

    • 11:20 AM EDT

      Hiring Senior Executives and Executive Transitions

      Timing/governance process (planned or unplanned) Key issues in new hire and separation arrangements Disclosure – press release, 8-k, notice to exchange Broader communication plan (employees, customers) Succession planning
    • 12:05 PM EDT

      SEC and ISS Developments

      SEC action on hedging ESG criteria and gender pay gap disclosures Shareholder activism ISS recent and anticipated policy updates The interplay of risk oversight and compensation The future of long-term incentive plans
    • 1:05 PM EDT


    • 2:15 PM EDT

      409A Pitfalls and Mastering Corrections; Tax Developments

      409A pitfalls How to approach corrections and technical issues The latest developments in tax law and tax reform
    • 3:00 PM EDT

      Avoiding Compensation-Related Legal Actions

      Securing application of the business judgment rule Process matters – documentation, disclosure, conflicts, outside advisors’ advice and conduct of meetings Current wave of litigation topics – Form 10 complaints and other new developments Trends in shareholder approval of directors’ compensation
    • 4:00 PM EDT

      Networking Break

    • 4:15 PM EDT

      Ethical Considerations When Counseling Boards, Compensation Committees, Companies and Executives

      Who is the client? and related ethical dilemmas Adviser independence as an ethical consideration Attorney-client privilege issues and concerns Dynamics of inside/outside counsel regarding ethical matters
    • 5:15 PM EDT


    Please Note

    MCLE webcasts are delivered completely online, underscoring their convenience and appeal. There are no published print materials. All written materials are available electronically only. They are posted 24 hours prior to the program and can be accessed, downloaded, or printed from your computer.

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    • $1,850.00 - All Registrants