SVB Analytics Online Seminar: Compensation 2010 — Preparing for Liquidity

April 21, 2010

SVB Analytics - eProsper is pleased to announce an exciting webinar on a compensation topic that will be hot this year:

Compensation 2010 - Preparing for Liquidity: What steps should you be taking now to prepare for acquisition or public offering?
Join us from the comfort of your office at 10 a.m. (PST) on April 21 for this free session. Our panel of experts will discuss practical tips and current trends in preparing for liquidity, through acquisition or public offering, in 2010 or later. Because of the complex tax and legal regulatory requirements, we’ve gathered a panel of tax, legal, and compensation experts to add their insight and market perspective on this topic.

Register today


Thomas G. Brown - Principal, Compensia
Mark I. Miller - Senior Manager, Global Rewards, Deloitte Tax
Jason E. Russell - Global Employer Services, Deloitte Tax
David Thomas - Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Jannet Calix - Director, Product Development, SVB Analytics - eProsper (moderator)

Among the topics that will be discussed are:
  • Compensation items to be addressed before a public offering (market assessment of cash and equity competitiveness, board compensation, analysis of change in control protection, adoption of new equity incentive plans) and the timeline for addressing these issues
  • Tax requirements for equity compensation, including how Internal Revenue Code Section 409A can affect acquisitions and public offerings
  • Issues related to international employees as the company matures
  • Compensation trends from early stage private to early public companies
  • Governance rules for public companies and at what point pre-IPO these rules get implemented
  • Required compensation disclosures for a public offering and how these disclosures affect compensation policies and processes
  • “Golden parachute” tax issues in an acquisition and their affect on pre-acquisition compensation actions
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