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Practicing Law Institute - Annual Disclosure Documents 2015

Presented by Melissa Burek | Location: New York, NY | Dec 13, 2016
"Developments and Best Practices in Executive Compensation." The first panel will address how to prepare for the new disclosure requirements and trends in performance-based compensation. The second panel will focus on SEC staff comments and latest staff guidance, the heightened requirements/scrutiny of compensation committees, compensation trends and clawbacks.

Equilar Compensation Committee Forum

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: San Francisco, CA | Nov 10, 2016
Partner Eric Hosken will participate on a panel on "Leveraging Resources - How Compensation Committees Can Get the Most out of HR and Consultants." The panel will address how compensation committees can establish the most effective and beneficial relationships with their internal HR/compensation teams and outside compensation consultants/advisors.

New York City Bar

Presented by Melissa Burek | Location: New York, NY | Nov 9, 2016
Partner Melissa Burek will participate on a panel discussing "Updates on ISS Voting Guidelines and a Discussion of the Role of Shareholder Advisers and Other Institutional Investors in Setting Pay." The panel will also address recent say-on-pay trends, how to effectively respond to a negative adviser recommendation, and shareholder engagement/outreach strategies.

The 24th Annual NASPP Conference and Exhibition

Presented by Kelly Malafis | Location: Houston, TX | Oct 26, 2016
Partner Kelly Malafis will participate in a panel "Shining a Spotlight on Director Compensation." The panel will explore strategies to address recent developments impacting equity grants to directors and trends in director compensation.

Society for Corporate Governance

Presented by Kelly Malafis | Location: New York, NY | Sep 26, 2016
Partner Kelly Malafis will be discussing "Linking Executive Compensation to Long-term Shareowner Value" at the Society's Eastern Regional Conference.

NASPP NY/NJ Chapter

Presented by Melissa Burek and Kelly Malafis | Location: New York, NY | Sep 23, 2016
Partners Melissa Burek and Kelly Malafis presenting on "Enhancing the Performance Alignment through Long-term Incentive Design." The presentation will focus on current trends in long-term incentive programs and how companies design programs to help support and align the pay and performance relationship.

WorldatWork 2016 Executive Compensation Forum

Presented by Margaret Engel | Location: Huntington Beach, CA | Jul 19, 2016
Shareholder Interaction and Outreach Now that shareholders have a vote on say on pay, their views on pay are heightened. How are organizations interacting with shareholders to get a better understanding of the underlying issues that drive the say on pay vote? Who are the right people or teams responsible for interacting with shareholders and what role does HR play in this process? We'll discuss all this and more. Hear insights about working with both institutional investment advisors (Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass, Lewis & Co. LLC) and with top shareholders directly. And of course, this session wouldn't be complete without sharing some compelling stories about activist shareholders.

WorldatWork 2016 Executive Compensation Forum

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: Huntington Beach, CA | Jul 18, 2016
War Stories from the Compensation Committee Meeting: Victories & Failures Who doesn't love a great story? Come hear from experts with extensive experiences and stories to share about compensation committee meetings. Learn from both success stories and miserable failures. What are some remarkable wins and why were they so great? What were some epic fails and what were the resulting implications? What have been the biggest surprises? There is no doubt these stories will impress and stick with you as you prepare for your next compensation committee meeting.

2016 Equilar Summit

Presented by Melissa Burek and Dan Laddin | Location: Boston, MA | Jun 22, 2016
Partners Melissa Burek and Dan Laddin leading Consumer Products Industry Roundtable on Compensation/Governance issues.

2016 Equilar Summit

Presented by Dan Laddin | Location: Boston, MA | Jun 21, 2016
Partner Dan Laddin will participate in a panel discussing advanced issues related to the pay ratio disclosure to help senior professionals get out in front of the regulatory and design-related risks (click here to download presentation).

WorldatWork 2016 Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition

Presented by Peter Chingos and Eric Hosken | Location: San Diego, CA | Jun 8, 2016
Senior Partner Peter Chingos presenting on “Making the most of Interactions with the Compensation Committee” (click here to download presentation) and Partner Eric Hosken participating in a panel discussion on “Understanding the Impact of the SEC pay vs. Performance Disclosure Rules” (click here to download presentation).

WorldatWork 2016 Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition

Presented by Dan Laddin | Location: San Diego, CA | Jun 6, 2016
Partner Dan Laddin participating in a panel discussion on The Proxy of 2020. The panel will discuss the potential changes in proxy disclosure and what they mean to executive compensation professionals (click here to download presentation).

Equilar and Nasdaq's Fundamentals for New Public Companies

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: East Palo Alto, CA | May 24, 2016
Partner Eric Hosken participating in a panel discussion on "Myths & Realities of Shareholder Engagement & Proxy Voting"

GEO's 17th Annual Conference

Presented by Eric Hosken and Kelly Malafis | Location: Boston, MA | Apr 22, 2016
Partners Eric Hosken and Kelly Malafis participating in a panel discussion on design and implementation steps that can effectively address key principles and make long-term incentives more effective (click here to download presentation).

The Knowledge Group - The SEC's Final Pay Ratio Rules: What You Need to Know in 2016 (Webinar)

Presented by Kelly Malafis | Location: Webinar | Apr 12, 2016

Partner Kelly Malafis, in collaboration with Paul, Weiss Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, will present on the fundamentals and recent developments of SEC's final pay ratio rules and provide thoughts on how to best comply with the requirements of the final rules.

Click here to join the Webinar

NACD Leading Minds of Compensation

Presented by Dan Laddin | Location: New York, NY | Apr 6, 2016
Partner Dan Laddin speaking at a panel discussion on current topics in executive compensation and governance. Click here to download the panel coverage

Equilar and Nasdaq's 2016 Compensation Committee Forum

Presented by Kelly Malafis | Location: New York, NY | Apr 5, 2016
Partner Kelly Malafis participating in a panel discussion on how to select the most relevant peers and make the most of the process to drive strategic compensation decisions.

The Knowledge Group - Hot Issues in Executive Compensation in 2016 (Webinar)

Presented by Matt Vnuk | Location: Webinar | Mar 16, 2016

Matt Vnuk (Principal), in collaboration with Trucker Huss APC, will provide an overview of latest trends and issues in compensation and discuss best practices in developing and implementing effective pay programs.

Click here to join the Webinar

NYSE Governance Services - Compensation Committee Boot Camp & Workshop

Presented by Margaret Engel | Location: Coconut Grove, FL | Feb 9, 2016
Partner Margaret Engel participating in a panel discussion on how to design and implement an effective CEO evaluation process that would help boards to identify CEO performance issues before it's too late.

Practicing Law Institute – Annual Disclosure Documents 2015

Presented by Melissa Burek | Location: New York, NY | Dec 8, 2015
Partner Melissa Burek participating in panel discussion on “Developments and Best Practices in Executive Compensation”

Equilar - Compensation Committee Forum

Presented by Kelly Malafis | Location: New York, NY | Oct 27, 2015
Partner Kelly Malafis speaking at a panel on "Linking Board Compensation to Shareholder Interests"

NASPP NY/NJ Chapter

Presented by Melissa Burek and Kelly Malafis | Location: New York, NY | Oct 9, 2015
Partners Melissa Burek and Kelly Malafis presenting on "Long-term Incentive Plans and Current Issues Impacting Design Decisions"

Total Rewards Strategy Summit

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: New York, NY | Oct 8, 2015
Partner Eric Hosken speaking at a panel on "How to Customize Executive Compensation Approaches for: CEO Succession, M&A Integration, Key Employee Retirement Cliffs, Employee Retention, Maintaining Robust Talent Pipelines

The Conference Board - A Roundtable Discussion on Executive Compensation

Presented by Dan Laddin | Location: Santa Monica, CA | Sep 17, 2015
Partner Dan Laddin moderating a panel on "Identifying, Attracting and Retaining Key Executives"

NYSE Governance Service – Compensation Committee Boot Camp

Presented by Margaret Engel | Location: Chicago, IL | Sep 15, 2015
Partner Margaret Engel presenting on “The CEO Report Card: Effective Engagement and Evaluation”

GEO National Equity Compensation Forum 2015

Presented by Melissa Burek | Location: Scottsdale, AZ | Sep 14, 2015
Partner Melissa Burek discusses SEC's Proposed Executive Compensation Clawback Rules and Potential Implications.

WorldatWork Executive Compensation Immersion Program

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: Phoenix, AZ | Jul 27, 2015
Partner Eric Hosken teaching an a broad range of executive compensation topics, including plan design, performance measures, etc.

2015 Equilar Executive Compensation Summit

Presented by Melissa Burek and Dan Laddin | Location: Hollywood, FL | Jun 12, 2015
Partners Melissa Burek and Dan Laddin leading Retail Industry Roundtable on Compensation/Governance issues

2015 Equilar Executive Compensation Summit

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: Hollywood, FL | Jun 11, 2015
Partner Eric Hosken speaking at a panel discussion on “A Delicate Balance: HR's Interaction with the Compensation Committee”

WorldatWork – Total Rewards 2015

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: Minneapolis, MN | May 19, 2015
Partner Eric Hosken presenting on “Putting the Long-Term Back in Long-Term Incentives”

WorldatWork – Total Rewards 2015

Presented by Dan Laddin | Location: Minneapolis, MN | May 18, 2015
Partner Dan Laddin presenting on “A Failure to Communicate LTIs? Connecting the Needs of the Committee, Plan Participants, Legal and Accounting”

The Conference Board – The 2015 Executive Compensation Conference

Presented by Kelly Malafis | Location: New York, NY | May 5, 2015
Partner Kelly Malafis speaking on “Innovative Long–Term Incentive Compensation Plan Designs”

The Conference Board – The 2015 Executive Compensation Conference

Presented by Dan Laddin | Location: New York, NY | May 5, 2015
Partner Dan Laddin moderating a panel on “Identifying, Attracting and Retaining Key Executives”

NYSE Governance Services

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: New York, NY | Mar 31, 2015
Partner Eric Hosken presenting on “Compensation Strategies to Build Shareholder Value”

NACD Director Professionalism

Presented by Rose Marie Orens | Mar 24, 2015
Senior Partner Rose Marie Orens speaking on “Adding value Through the Compensation Committee”

Center for Competitive Management

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: Webinar | Mar 4, 2015
Partner Eric Hosken presenting on “Incentive Compensation: Choosing Metrics that Maximize Performance”

NACD Leading Minds of Compensation

Presented by Rose Marie Orens | Location: New York, NY | Mar 3, 2015
Senior Partner Rose Marie Orens, speaking at a panel discussion on “Current Topics in Executive Compensation/Governance”

30th Annual SEC Reporting & FASB Forum – PLI Institute

Presented by Melissa Burek | Dec 18, 2014
Partner Melissa Burek presenting on “Hot Topics – Stock Compensation.” Presentation will cover trends in stock compensation and disclosure.

Practicing Law Institute – Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

Presented by Melissa Burek | Dec 2, 2014
Partner Melissa Burek to lead panel discussions on “Say-on-Pay – The Ongoing Experience”; “Developments and Best Practices in Executive Compensation”

NASPP NY/NJ Chapter

Presented by Melissa Burek and Kelly Malafis | Location: New York, NY | Nov 14, 2014
Partners Melissa Burek and Kelly Malafis, presenting “Long-Term Incentive Plan Design – Trends, Challenges, Opportunities”

WorldatWork

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: Webinar | Oct 30, 2014
Webinar on Proxy Compensation Discussion and Analysis

WorldatWork

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: Webinar | Oct 1, 2014
Webinar on Shareholder Approval

Global Equity Organization

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: San Diego, CA | Sep 11, 2014
Leads Panel Discussion on Balancing Compensation Expense with Incentive Value and Shareholder Optics

NYSE Governance Services/Corp Board Member

Presented by Margaret Engel | Location: Chicago, IL | Sep 11, 2014
Leads Panel Discussion on Short-Term Incentive Trends and Developments

Equilar Executive Compensation Summit

Presented by Daniel Laddin | Location: San Diego, CA | Jun 16, 2014
Partner Daniel Laddin Leads Panel Discussion on “Telling Your Company's Pay for Performance Story"

Equilar Executive Compensation Summit

Presented by Melissa Burek | Location: San Diego, CA | Jun 16, 2014
Partner Melissa Burek Leads Healthcare Industry Roundtable on Leading Compensation/Governance issues

Compensation Committee Boot Camp: Intensive Training for Best-in-Class Boards

Presented by Margaret Engel | Location: The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Ft. Lauderdale, FL | Jan 30, 2014
Partner Margaret Engel will participate on  a panel on Setting CEO Pay – Short-Term Incentives. Find out how to set short-term performance metrics that stand up to both internal and external scrutiny to motivate your executives. Gain insight on traditional and nontraditional metrics and the appropriate level of discretion.

Compensation Committee Boot Comp

Presented by Margaret Engel | Jan 21, 2014
Partner Margaret Engel presenting on “Pay Discretion and the Proxy – When, Why, and How.” Presentation will cover examples of when discretion has been used, to both increase and decrease payouts, and share how the decisions were presented to investors to gain their approval in a tough say-on-pay environment.

Practicing Law Institute, Annual Disclosure Documents 2013

Presented by Melissa Burek | Location: New York, NY | Dec 3, 2013

Hosted by the Practicing Law Institute, partner Melissa Burek will be part of panel discussions on “Say-on-Pay – The Ongoing Experience” and “Developments and Best Practices in Executive Compensation.”

Compensation Committee Boot Camp: Intensive Training for Best-in-Class Boards

Presented by Margaret Engel | Location: Four Seasons Resort & Club, Las Collinas, Dallas, TX | Nov 12, 2013
Partner Margaret Engel will participate on  a panel on Setting CEO Pay – Short-Term Incentives. Find out how to set short-term performance metrics that stand up to both internal and external scrutiny to motivate your executives. Gain insight on traditional and nontraditional metrics and the appropriate level of discretion.

NASPP Boston Chapter

Presented by Eric Hosken and Kelly Malafis | Location: PTC, 140 Kendrick St, Needham, MA. | Nov 1, 2013
CAP Partners Eric Hosken and Kelly Malafis, presenting "To Request New Shares or not Request New Shares: The Equity Plan Proposal Decision.

Global Equity Organization National Equity Compensation Forum

Presented by Dan Laddin | Location: Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA | Oct 23, 2013
CAP Partner Dan Laddin and President and CEO of Equity Methods Takis Makridis presenting “Ten Things You Want Your Comp Committee to Know BEFORE Grants Are Issued

NASPP NY/NJ Chapter

Presented by Eric Hosken and Kelly Malafis | Jul 19, 2013
CAP Partners Eric Hosken and Kelly Malafis, presenting "To Request New Shares or not Request New Shares: The Equity Plan Proposal Decision.

2013 Equilar Executive Compensation Summit

Presented by Rose Marie Orens and Melissa Burek | Location: Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA | Jun 12, 2013
CAP Senior Partner, Rose Marie Orens, Panelist on Getting the Point Across: Effectively Communicating Your Compensation Strategy. CAP Partner, Melissa Burek, leading the Insurance Industry Roundtable.

Corporate Board Member, 3rd Annual Forum on Compensation Strategies to Build Shareholder Value

Presented by Kelly Malafis | Location: NYSE | Apr 10, 2013
CAP Partner, Kelly Malafis, Panelist on Compensation Committee Effectiveness

National Association of Corporate Directors, Leading Minds of Compensation

Presented by Rose Marie Orens | Location: Harvard Club, NYC | Apr 9, 2013

CAP Senior Partner, Rose Marie Orens, Featured Panelist on Compensation Committee Performance, Directors Pay, Shareholder Issues, and other current Trends

PLI, 3rd Annual How to Prepare for the Upcoming Proxy Season, 2012

Presented by Melissa Burek | Location: New York, NY | Dec 3, 2012

Hosted by the Practicing Law Institute, partner Melissa Burek will be part of a panel discussion on “Developments and Best Practices in Executive Compensation” session.

Other topics at the “Annual Disclosure Documents 2012: Preparation of Disclosure Documents, Annual Meeting and Regulatory Developments” conference include:

  • Say-on-Pay – The 2012 Experience and Preparing for 2013
  • Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals
  • Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting
  • Solicitation Issues

NASPP 20th Annual Conference

Presented by Rosie Orens | Location: New Orleans | Oct 8, 2012
Senior Partner Rose Marie Orens participates in a panel discussion on "Paying for Performance in an Unpredictable Market." Focusing on unique approaches to incentive plan design in a volatile market while taking into account investor expectations.

NY/NJ NASPP: Developments and Trends in Long Term Incentives

Presented by Rosie Orens and Eric Hosken | Location: New York | Sep 14, 2012

Partners Eric Hosken and Rosie Orens lead a discussion on long-term incentive practices, highlighting emerging and innovative trends

Equilar Executive Compensation Summit 2012

Presented by Rose Marie Orens, Melissa Burek | Location: Austin, TX | Jun 11, 2012

Senior Partner Rose Marie Orens speaks on the impact of Proxy Advisory firms, and Partner Melissa Burek leads Roundtable panel on emerging trends and best practices in the Insurance/Financial Services Industry.

Dodd-Frank: Enhanced Compensation Reporting (SEC. 956) For Banks

Presented by The Knowledge Group | Location: Live Webcast | May 30, 2012

Senior Partner Rose Marie Orens and Senior Associate Matt Vnuk will speak on a panel hosted by The Knowledge Group on new SEC reporting regulations being enforced among financial institutions and their expected impacts across the financial services industry.

To watch this webcast go to http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2012_Enhanced_Compensation.html

WorldatWork Conference & Exhibition

Presented by Eric Hosken | Location: Orlando, FL | May 21, 2012
Partner Eric Hosken will be presenting “LTI Design and Equity Plan Shareholder Approval in a Time of Uncertainty” at WorldatWork’s conference in Orlando, FL on May 21, 2012.

NACD: Leading Minds of Compensation

Presented by Margaret Engel | Location: New York, NY | Mar 27, 2012
Partner Margaret Engel is a panelist at NACD’s event discussing a variety of compensation topics including Say-on-Pay, shareholder issues and the future of director pay.

2nd Annual How to Prepare for the Upcoming Proxy Season

Presented by Melissa Burek | Location: New York, NY | Dec 6, 2011

Hosted by the Practicing Law Institute, partner Melissa Burek will be part of a panel discussion on “Developments and Best Practices in Executive Compensation” session.

Other Conference Topics Include:

  • Debrief on say-on-pay experience
  • Guidance of latest proxy developments
  • Case study approach to preparing for the annual meeting
  • Practical advice from in-house counsel

Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals

Presented by Rose Marie Orens | Location: One Time Warner Center, New York, NY | Oct 12, 2011
Partner Rose Marie Orens joins industry veterans on this year’s “Focus on Executive Compensation” panel

Equilar Executive Compensation Summit 2011

Presented by Rose Marie Orens, Dan Laddin and Melissa Burek | Location: Carlsbad, CA | Jun 14, 2011
  • Rose Marie Orens (Panelist) – “Pay For Performance – What’s Working and Why”
  • Melissa Burek (Roundtable Panelist) – Insurance Industry Roundtable

Additional Information can be found here: http://www.equilar.com/summit/index.php

World at Work 2011 Total Rewards Conference

Presented by Peter T. Chingos and Eric Hosken | May 24, 2011

Pay-for-Performance in the Age of Dodd-Frank

Practising Law Institute (PLI)

Presented by Melissa Burek | Location: New York, NY | Dec 10, 2010
How to Prepare for the Upcoming Proxy Season

Center on Executive Compensation, Fall Meeting

Presented by Peter Chingos | Location: New York, NY | Oct 15, 2010
The Activists and the Consultants:  Different Views on Priorities and Policy Battles in 2010 Proxy Season

Bloomberg News: Boards & Risk Briefing

Presented by Rose Marie Orens | Location: New York, NY | Jun 15, 2010
The Board & Executive Compensation

Edison Electric Institute Annual Convention

Presented by Peter Chingos | Location: New York, NY | Jun 13, 2010
Chief HR Executives Meeting

Practicing Law Institute Seminar

Presented by Rose Marie Orens | Location: Washington, D.C. | Jun 2, 2010
Panel One – Looking Back: The 2010 Proxy Season

WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference

Presented by Peter Chingos | Location: New York, NY | May 16, 2010
"Managing in Support of Business Strategy - Pfizer's Executive Compensation Program"

The Insurance Conference Group (ICG) Meeting

Presented by Peter Chingos | Location: New York, NY | Apr 7, 2010
Trends and Developments in Executive Compensation