The Perils of CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure

Event

 | September 7, 2016

According to the SEC, public companies will spend a collective $1.3B to disclose the ratio of the CEO’s pay to the median employee’s compensation for the first year of compliance. The regulations are final and the effective date is looming. Got your share of that spend in your company’s budget? Ready to collect your data in 2017? Are you prepared for employee frustration at being paid below median?

Join our panel of experts, including a representative from the valuation, HR advisory, and financial reporting services firm Equity Methods, to learn how to:

  • Identify the median employee in a global workforce
  • Weigh the costs and benefits of sampling to determine pay ratio
  • Determine which independent contractors must be treated as employees
  • Evaluate whether data privacy and foreign worker exclusions can help
  • Rethink executive pay strategies and your proxy disclosure compensation values to avoid unnecessarily high ratios
  • Develop detailed communication plans for your workforce
  • Craft appropriate proxy disclosure to explain your ratio to the media and shareholders

Event Details

When:
October 5, 2016
Place: Marriott Burlington
One Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, MA

Schedule:
7:15 - 8:00 am: Networking breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 am: Program
9:00 - 9:15: Q&A

RSVP:
Please RSVP to Annie O’Donnell at:
aodonnell@choate.com  |  617-248-5026

 

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