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Fundamentals of Executive Compensation

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.


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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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  • This E-Learning 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.
     
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  • 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. Please note: This program is considered self-paced. There is a 30 PDC maximum for self-paced programs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Why Lorman?

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Faculty

Mark A. Shank

Mark A. Shank

Gruber Hail Johansen Shank

  • Partner in the office of Gruber Hail Johansen Shank
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects in areas of Arbitration, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Labor and Employment, Corporate Investigations, and Commercial Litigation
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous Labor and Employment issues
  • Author of Texas Litigator’s Guide To Departing Employee Cases
  • LL.M degree, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law; J.D. degree, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law; B.S. degree, cum laude, Southwest Missouri State University
  • Membership in numerous professional and civic organizations
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 214-855-6846
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: 401496
Published 2017
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