As the economy shifts and the legislature responds, the design and implementation of executive compensation undergoes continual change. Hot Issues In Executive Compensation 2008, a Practising Law Institute seminar, has been made available as a webcast on the PLI website at www.pli.edu.
At this daylong program (six and a half hours), experts in the area - from major corporations, the SEC, the IRS and shareholder activist groups, as well as from leading law, accounting and consulting firms - will lead you through the emerging best practices and the current reactions to the changing landscape.
Segments of the program include Trends in Executive Compensation and Protection - The Pendulum Keeps Swinging by Marc Trevino, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Wendy J. Hilburn, Frederic W. Cook & Co., Inc., Joseph E. Bachelder, Law Offices of Joseph E. Bachelder; Compensation Disclosure - Did We Get It Right This Time? by John T. Bostelman, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Shelley E. Parratt, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Developing Best Corporate Governance Practices in Executive Compensation and Succession Planning: Directors in the Spotlight by Linda E. Rappaport, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Kayla J. Gillan, RiskMetrics Group, Inc., Richard H. Grubaugh, D.F. King & Co., Inc.; Compensation Law - Federal Tax Issues: Pitfalls, Problems and Opportunities Under the Federal Tax Law; Pamela Baker, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, John J. Cannon, Shearman & Sterling LLP and William C. Schmidt, Tax Exempt and Government Entities, IRS.