April 16, 2015

Deadline Ends In 1 Week: 33% Early Bird Discount for Our Executive Pay Conferences

You should register soon for our popular conferences – “Tackling Your 2016 Compensation Disclosures: Proxy Disclosure Conference” & “Say-on-Pay Workshop: 12th Annual Executive Compensation Conference” – to be held October 27-28th in San Diego and via Live Nationwide Video Webcast. Here are the agendas – 20 panels over two days, including:

– Keith Higgins Speaks: The Latest from the SEC
– Proxy Access: Tackling the Challenges
– Disclosure Effectiveness: What Investors Really Want to See
– Pay Ratio: What Now
– Peer Group Disclosures: The In-House Perspective
– How to Improve Pay-for-Performance Disclosure
– Creating Effective Clawbacks (and Disclosures)
– Pledging & Hedging Disclosures
– The Executive Summary
– The Art of Communication
– Dave & Marty: Smashmouth
– Dealing with the Complexities of Perks
– The Big Kahuna: Your Burning Questions Answered
– The SEC All-Stars: The Bleeding Edge
– The Investors Speak
– Navigating ISS & Glass Lewis
– Hot Topics: 50 Practical Nuggets in 75 Minutes

Early Bird Rates – Act by April 24th: Huge changes are afoot for executive compensation practices with pay ratio disclosures on the horizon. 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 24th to take advantage of the 33% discount.

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Recently, the PCAOB approved the reorganization of its auditing standards, adopting amendments to its rules and standards to implement a topical system that integrates existing interim and PCAOB-issued auditing standards. The SEC now has to approve the reorg…

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This recent WSJ article notes that the SEC recently noted in a court filing that it will not be considering its resource extraction rule proposal until Spring 2016.

– Broc Romanek