Founded in 1998, Equity Methods is the international leader in equity compensation compliance solutions. We provide services to finance, accounting, and human resources managers in the areas of equity award valuation, financial reporting (including tax), and plan design. Our integrated approach to delivering end-to-end ASC 718 compliance solution combines proprietary technology and deep subject matter expertise with an intimate understanding about our client’s equity compensation landscape.read more
Equity Methods will be presenting at GEO’s 4th Annual National Equity Compensation Forum (NECF) in New York on September 9, 2014 and in San Diego on September 11, 2014.
In the New York forum, Takis Makridis, President and CEO, and Raenelle James, Financial Reporting Practice Manager, together with Atsuko Evans (MasterCard), will be presenting “Enough on Compliance… Let’s Talk Management Accounting”. The panel will bring together corporate warriors on the front line and experts with purview into many managerial accounting strategies, in an effort to help illuminate the difficulties and solutions in the era of push-down accounting.
In the San Diego forum, Nathan O’Connor, Executive Vice President and Valuation Practice Director, with Erick Hosken (Compensation Advisory Partners), Eric Turzak (Amgen), and Brian Wydajewski (Baker & McKenzie) will be presenting on “Balancing Compensation Expense with Incentive Value and Shareholder Optics”. This presentation will provide various design, legal, and accounting frameworks to strike the right balance between the two competing goals of minimizing expense and preserving the incentive and retentive aspects of performance-based awards.
Equity Methods is proud to have been named a Top Company to Work for in Arizona by CareerBuilder and RepublicMedia (The Arizona Republic, azcentral.com, and La Voz) for the second year in a row.Read More
Takis Makridis of Equity Methods and Dan Laddin of Compensation Advisory Partners were recently quoted in Annual Incentives: Hit the Target, published on the industry-leading website, SHRM.org.Read More
Takis Makridis, President and CEO of Equity Methods was cited in the news, "Makridis advised monthly reporting to employees on company performance, “or at least quarterly,” so participants in the incentive program understand how their performance impacts payout.Read More