New York, NY, November 05, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Susan Stoops Ancarrow, Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP, will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: "Update on the SEC's Executive Compensation Disclosure Rulemaking under Dodd-Frank: What Do You Need to Know Now? Live Webcast." This event is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (ET).
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About Susan Stoops Ancarrow
Susan Ancarrow’s practice focuses on the public reporting, corporate governance and executive compensation needs of public companies. She represents numerous public companies with respect to periodic disclosure obligations, corporate governance issues, annual and special meetings of shareholders, exchange and OTCBB listing issues, beneficial ownership reporting, and securities law aspects of executive compensation. Susan also advises public companies with respect to equity and debt offerings, stock repurchase programs, and mergers and acquisitions. She advises public companies across a wide range of industries and has a special focus on state and national community banks and their holding companies. Susan also regularly serves as trustee’s counsel in public equity and debt offerings.
About Troutman Sanders LLP
Founded in 1897, Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 600 lawyers practicing in 16 offices located throughout the United States and Asia. The firm’s clients range from large multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs and reflect virtually every sector and industry. The firm’s heritage of extensive experience, exceptional responsiveness and an unwavering commitment to service has resulted in strong, long-standing relationships with clients across the globe. In recognition of the firm’s strong service culture, Troutman Sanders has been on the BTI Client Service A-Team for 11 consecutive years.
It has been five years since the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, P.L. 111-203, became law. Tune in for an update on the status of the SEC’s executive compensation disclosure rulemaking mandated under Dodd-Frank, including an in-depth discussion of the recently adopted Pay Ratio Rule that will first impact annual proxy statements in 2018.
In this two-hour live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help executives, investors, and compensation lawyers understand the important aspects of these impending executive compensation disclosure rules. They will provide an update on the proposed rules as well as offer best practices in developing and implementing an effective plan for compliance with the Pay Ratio Rule.
Key topics include:
- Overview of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
- Goals of Dodd-Frank
- Current status of rule-making initiatives:
- Pay Ratio Rule (final)
- Pay for Performance Rule (proposed)
- Clawback Rules (proposed)
- Hedging Disclosure Rule (proposed)
- Key Components of the Pay Ratio Rule
- Which companies are covered
- Compliance deadlines and transition periods
- What the disclosure will look like
- How to identify the median employee
- How to calculate the pay ratio
- How to prepare for compliance
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/