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GEO’s 5th Annual National Equity Compensation Forum (NECF) is known for bringing together strategic-minded attendees who are knowledgeable about employee share plans and interested in topics that address current issues vital to the application of equity in all of its core disciplines.

Come see Equity Methods at the following sessions:

Tricky Equity Compensation Issues Faced by Private and Newly Public Companies (Tuesday, September 15), with Nathan O’Connor:
Private and newly public companies face several unique rules that govern how their equity compensation is valued and accounted for. For private companies, or public companies that are taken private, there are numerous additional concerns and considerations that must be addressed with equity that are unique to these types of companies. The closer a private company gets to a corporate control transaction, the more care it will need to place on the valuation of its various equity classes and any equity compensation that it has granted. This lively panel will review the very specific complexities of equity valuation that these companies face, touch on the unique impacts that corporate control transactions can have along the way and discuss the special financial reporting requirements on equity compensation for newly public companies. Tap into the expertise of this panel for everything you need to know in this complex area.

Best Practices and Trends in Financial Reporting (Tuesday, September 15), with Raenelle James:
Financial reporting for equity compensation is not a new topic. However, developments in the complexity of the types of awards offered combined with vagueness in guidance has resulted in an evolution of best practices in financial reporting. Attend this session and hear how best in class companies are currently handling their financial reporting as a result. Get tips for how to handle your financial reporting dilemmas—whether in a system or in excel. What’s more, hear all about the latest trends in award design that are causing financial reporting issues and how best to address these. Financial reporting for equity compensation will never be easier!

NECF promises to provide industry-leading education and networking opportunities in an inviting and relaxed environment, allowing you ample time to network with existing contacts and make new ones! Register today.