Join Equity Methods at the  NASPP Virtual Conference! 

Four Equity Methods professionals will be presenting five sessions at this year’s NASPP conference, which will be held virtually in October. If you’re unable to attend but interested in any of the content, reach out to our presenters and they’ll be happy to discuss the topics with you. 

10 Things Shaping What’s Next in Equity Compensation  with  Takis Makridis 

Monday, October 25 at 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. PDT 

Back by popular demand, this panel will look at the top emerging issues in equity and executive compensation. Updates on ESG, tax legislation, the role of proxy advisors, and more will be covered.

Smart Forecasting: Is Your Process Best-in-Class? with Matt Gabrielson 

Tuesday, October 26 at 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. PDT  

Understand why smart forecasting is increasingly important in managing costs for your equity programs; what to consider as you are projecting expense, dilution, and taxes; and how to ensure your process drives business decisions.

Decoding ASC 718: Reporting & Valuation with Raenelle James 

Wednesday, October 27 at 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. PDT 

Does accounting and valuation for ASC 718 feel like a foreign language? This easy (and fun) crash course will explain how stock compensation impacts compensation expense, deferred tax, earnings per share, and proxy disclosure. We’ll also highlight causes, types, and implications of equity modifications.

Through the Accounting Lens: Clawbacks, ESG, and Discretion with Boxian Kolb 

Wednesday, October 27 at 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. PDT 

Voluntary clawbacks, ESG and compensation committee discretion are hot topics in the compensation realm. The session will discuss the accounting and legal implications of these trending topics using real-world examples.

Human Capital Management: Coming to a 10-K Near You  with  Takis Makridis 

Thursday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m.– 11:00 a.m. PDT 

The new 10-K disclosure on human capital management is here, and already the SEC is looking to revise the rule to be more expansive and prescriptive. This session will discuss lessons from year 1 of compliance, disclosure trends, and what to expect in the future as additional rule making occurs.