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90-minute live streaming program
  • June 22
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Fundamentals of Executive Compensation

June 22

Designing an appropriate and effective executive compensation program presents many challenges to companies.

A solid executive compensation program is extremely important to attracting talent. This topic helps employers and executives understand the basics of executive compensation. This includes structuring base bonus and deferred compensation, suggestions on how to structure employment agreements which create appropriate incentives to and protections for the executive as well as managing around the many tax pitfalls. You will gain a clear understanding of how to structure executive compensation, how to create appropriate incentives to attract and keep good talent, and how to structure the relationship most favorably from a tax point of view.

Learning Objectives

- You will be able to discuss the various equity awards that can be awarded by a corporation.

- You will be able to explain the income tax treatment of equity awards upon grant and upon vesting.

- You will be able to identify Section 409A issues in a severance agreement.

- You will be able to review the main items that should be in any employment contract.

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Agenda

Overview of Executive Compensation
  • Public Companies vs. Privately Held Companies
  • Base, Bonus and Deferred Compensation
  • Best Practices to Recruit and Retain Executives
Equity Compensation Plan Design
  • Stock Options, Restricted Stock, RSUs, SARs Etc. Etc.
  • Plan Documents, Award Agreements and Other Documentation Issues
  • Best Practices: Vesting, Clawbacks, Restrictive Covenants
Employment and Severance Agreements
  • Tricks and Traps
  • Spotting Section 409A Issues
  • Releases
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Why Lorman?

Over 30 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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  • AIPB 1.5
     
  • This program is acceptable for 1.5 CPEC(s) towards the CB designation through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).
     
  • CPP/FPC
     
  • Lorman Education Services is an approved provider through the American Payroll Association. This seminar is approved for 1.5 RCHs. PLEASE NOTE: To receive credit through the American Payroll Association for this program you MUST attend the program in its entirety and use the streaming option, as well as enable (and complete) the required progress checks.
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward general recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.5
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Personnel/HR 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www. learningmarket.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Personnel/HR for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of processing payroll. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Advisory Services for 1.5 hours.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. has registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE Sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of our CPE Program. This program qualifies for 1.5 hours of continuing professional education.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for human resource managers, payroll professionals, benefits administrators, business owners and managers, CFOs and controllers.

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Why Lorman?

Over 30 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Mark A. Shank

Mark A. Shank

Gruber Hurst Elrod Johansen Hail Shank LLP

  • Partner in the office of Gruber Hurst Elrod Johansen Hail Shank LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of labor and employment, commercial, corporate investigations and compliance, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
  • Wrote several publications related to the areas of Labor and Employment
  • J.D. degree, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law; LL.M. degree, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law; B.S. degree, cum laude, Southwest Missouri State University
  • Can be contacted at 214-855-6846 or [email protected]
Linda A. Wilkins

Linda A. Wilkins

Wilkins Finston Friedman Law Group, LLP

  • Founding partner of Wilkins Finston Friedman Law Group, LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on executive compensation topics
  • Has been Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for more than 25 years; listed as a Texas Super Lawyer in Employee Benefits/ERISA Law, 2003-2016, by Thomson Reuters; and has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America since 2006; was designated as the Lawyer of the Year (Employee Benefits) in Dallas Fort Worth for 2017 by Best Lawyers
  • J.D. degree, with honors, University of Oklahoma School of Law; LL.M. degree in taxation, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law; B.A. degree, Oklahoma State University
  • Can be contacted at 972-638-8390 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 399943
Published 2017
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