Founded in 1998, Equity Methods is the international leader in ASC 718 and IFRS 2 equity compensation valuation and reporting 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 solutions combines proprietary technology and deep subject matter expertise with an intimate understanding about our clients’ equity compensation landscape.
Post-vest holding periods are a way to tighten alignment between executive and shareholder interests. But for every benefit there’s a hidden drawback.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. PT/4:00 p.m. ET
Raenelle James, CPA of Equity Methods’ Financial Reporting practice will join Ellen N. Sueda (Seyfarth Shaw LLP), Donna Spinola, CEP (McKesson Corporation), and Wendy S. Jennings (Riverbed Technology) to discuss how administrators can ensure a stress-free proxy season.
The survey is on! Learn how you compare with peers in what we believe is the most comprehensive study of stock compensation accounting practices. For each response, we’ll donate $5 to Feed My Starving Children, a charity focused on eradicating hunger.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET
Presented by Takis Makridis and Raenelle James, CPA
A decade after the release of SFAS 123R (now codified as ASC 718), stock compensation accounting continues to pose interesting challenges for finance leaders. Finance faces a growing demand for information and precision from the CFO’s office and, at the same time, is dealing with more complex award designs than ever. Learn what strategies leading companies are using to deliver better reporting both in their external financial statements and to internal stakeholders.
Bloomberg BNA quotes Equity Methods’ CEO in the January 16 Accounting Policy & Practice Report. Takis Makridis provides commentary on FASB’s recent decision to allow private companies to use the simplified method on certain stock option awards.
The Group Five Stock Plan Administration Benchmarking Study measures client satisfaction in financial accounting and reporting services. Equity Methods has received the highest ratings out of any company in its industry in every single category.
In “Finance’s Critical Role in Incentive Design,” published in Treasury & Risk, Takis Makridis of Equity Methods and Eric Hosken of Compensation Advisory Partners discuss the strategic role that finance leaders are being asked to play in the executive compensation process.
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.