Join Equity Methods at the 23rd Annual NASPP Conference!

Building on two decades as the premier event for stock plan professionals, the NASPP Conference is the unquestioned leader in providing critical guidance to all those involved in the strategic design and management of stock and executive compensation.

Equity Methods will be on hand at the following sessions:

ASC 718 in Motion: The FASB’s Amendments with Takis Makridis:
2015 could mark the most significant changes to stock plan accounting since the adoption of ASC 718 a decade ago. This panel will highlight the amendments to ASC 718 with a focus on practical implementation, including key decisions companies need to make as well as impacts on forecasting and budgeting procedures.

Maximizing Corporate Tax and Income Benefits for Global & Mobile Workforces with Raenelle James:
Dive into the corporate tax and income statement implications of global and mobile workforces. This session discusses the differences between the allocation of income for employees and the corporate deduction, methods to bring cash back to the U.S. tax-free, recharge programs, and corporate arrangements that can impact tax planning advice.

Why Auditors & the SEC Ask the Questions That They Do with Takis Makridis:
How do you handle the barrage of questions from auditors—and even the SEC —without breaking a sweat? This panel of regulator insiders will help you better understand the questions asked and methods used by your auditors and the SEC, so that your company be more proactive toward audits on the front-end and thoughtfully take action if challenged on the back-end.

Tour de Monte Carlo: Bringing Clarity to the “Black Box” with Josh Schaeffer, PhD:
This fun and interactive session will take you behind the scenes of what is really going on inside the Monte Carlo simulation “black box.” Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how they can interpret and communicate the valuation results. Guaranteed insights and practical takeaways will be the focus—number haters and math geeks alike are encouraged to join!

Equity Compensation Accounting Made Easy & Fun! with Raenelle James:
Stock plan accounting made fun with this interactive session themed around the game of Bingo! Learn the basics of valuation, expense recognition, tax accounting, and earnings per share, and more. Accounting and fun—now that’s a Daily Double!