Breakout Session: Director Compensation

In the past several years there has been a marked increase in investor and related court scrutiny of director compensation.  This is a substantial change from past practice wherein director pay was seldom, if ever, a point of inquiry or concern for investors or proxy advisors.  The overall expectations of shareholders and board compensation best […]

Breakout Session: Accounting Fundamentals for Directors

This session addresses a subset of current issues in public company accounting that are likely to be misunderstood or ignored by directors—often at their own grave peril. The classroom style presentation seeks to improve directors’ understanding of accounting principles in a way that cuts to the chase and de-emphasizes “traditional practices” in favor of more […]

Intensive Seminar – Compensation: New and Old Strategies for Paying CEOs

This session, intended for directors seeking a deeper understanding of challenging compensation issues, will focus on current issues in executive compensation and related optimal incentive design.  The panel will review recent compensation trends, best practices for compensation committee process, say-on-pay voting results and litigation, and the evolution of how best to use compensation consultants and […]