Shearman And Sterling

Event September 16, 2016

PLI’s Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2016

  • New York City

Partner Linda E. Rappaport (New York - Compensation, Governance & ERISA) spoke at PLI’s Hot Issues in Executive Compensation 2016, scheduled for September 16, 2016 at PLI’s New York Conference Center in New York, New York.

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 – discussed emerging best practices and current reactions to the changing landscape. The discussion covered:

• The latest pay trends 
• M&A Topics/Change-in-Control 
• How to prepare for and get the vote on compensation proposals 
• Litigation update – compensation-related litigation, including employment hot topics, director compensation litigation and proxy-related compensation update 
• Corporate governance and SEC news 
• The latest tax developments, including planning around 409A penalty regulations 
• Ethical considerations for counseling boards, compensation committees, companies and executives