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Gear Up—FASB’s ASC 718 Revisions Are Coming Soon

On November 23, 2015, the FASB met to finalize their decisions on how to update ASC 718. Learn about the decisions made and what to expect in the soon-to-be-released Accounting Standards Update.

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Highlights from the 23rd Annual NASPP Conference

Equity Methods was a sponsor of the NASPP Conference, held in San Diego in late October. As usual, it was a lively, insight-filled event. Here are some of our takeaways for this year.

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Equity Methods Achieves “Unprecedented” 100% Client Satisfaction Rating, Says Latest Group Five Benchmarking Study

For the second straight year, Equity Methods is rated first among financial reporting service providers for client loyalty and overall satisfaction.

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Total Shareholder Return: How Long Is Long Enough?

Most relative total shareholder return (TSR) programs have performance horizons of just three years. But Is that long enough to achieve your desired shareholder outcomes? Read our article in CFO Magazine.

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The Proxy Statement’s New Role

The proxy statement is changing in ways that have deep implications on for how investors consume corporate information. These changes, largely driven by Dodd-Frank, are giving rise to new risks and business imperatives. Here’s an overview of what’s happening, along with our thoughts on how finance and HR leaders can stay ahead of the curve.

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Novel Award Designs

The 2015 granting and proxy season yielded a rich variety of equity award designs. Here are seven of the most intriguing ones.

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Public Reaction to ASC 718 Revisions Reveals Companies’ Strategic Priorities

Between the public comment letters and what our clients are telling us, there are some definite winners and losers among the FASB’s proposed revisions to ASC 718.

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A Five-Minute Guide to Pay Ratio Disclosures

Starting in 2017, most public companies will need to regularly report the total annual compensation ratio of the median employee to the CEO. In this article, which appeared in the August 2015 issue of workspan, we argue that companies should approach this requirement as an opportunity to add narrative and supplementary numerical color to their disclosures.

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Tricky Equity Compensation Issues Faced by Private and Newly Public Companies

At the 2015 GEO NECF conference, gain insight into these unique issues private and newly public companies have with equity compensation and equity plans.

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Session Roundup: 2015 Equilar Summit

Equity Methods was a sponsor of this year’s 2015 Equilar Summit in Hollywood, FL, from June 10-12. Here’s a summary of what we heard in the sessions.