February 22, 2012

Our Pair of Popular Executive Pay Conferences: A 25% Early Bird Discount

We are excited to announce that we have just posted the registration information for our popular conferences – “Tackling Your 2013 Compensation Disclosures: 7th Annual Proxy Disclosure Conference” & “Say-on-Pay Workshop: 9th Annual Executive Compensation Conference” – to be held October 8-9th in New Orleans and via Live Nationwide Video Webcast. Here is the agenda for the Proxy Disclosure Conference (the Executive Compensation Conference’s agenda will be posted soon).

Early Bird Rates – Act by April 13th: Huge changes are afoot for executive compensation practices and the related disclosures – that will impact every public company. We are doing our part to help you address all these changes – and avoid costly pitfalls – by offering a special early bird discount rate to help you attend these critical conferences (both of the Conferences are bundled together with a single price). So register by April 13th to take advantage of the 25% discount.

The NYSE Sends Its Annual Letter to Listed Companies

Ahead of annual shareholder meetings being held, the NYSE has sent its 8-page annual letter to companies listed on the exchange, full of reminders about actions that companies need to take as part of the annual meeting process – including a reminder about the NYSE’s change to Rule 452 (here’s the version for foreign private issuers). No real changes from last year’s letter…

Webcast: “Company Buybacks: Best Practices”

Tune in tomorrow for the webcast – “Company Buybacks: Best Practices” – to hear Kady Ashley of Skadden Arps, Rob DelPriore of Baker Donelson and Jim Rothwell of Davis Polk provide practical guidance about how to conduct a stock repurchase program, including analysis over whether such a program is the best use of corporate funds.

– Broc Romanek