Executive Compensation Planning for Pre-IPO Companies: Considerations for Employee Benefits and Corporate Counsel
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits and corporate attorneys with an in-depth analysis of the challenges and planning considerations for executive compensation for a pre-IPO company. The panel will discuss long-term incentive plan design, shareholder considerations, IPO equity awards, change-in-control, severance, board compensation, and other key executive compensation considerations for pre-IPO companies.
- Compensation-related issues for pre-IPO companies
- Designing the executive comp plan and director comp program
- Shareholder issues, change-in-control, severance, and other considerations
- Valuation and tax issues
- Best practices for employee benefits and corporate counsel
The panel will discuss these and other key issues:
- What are the compensation-related issues for pre-IPO companies? How do they differ from post-IPOs?
- What are the challenges of designing long term incentive plans?
- What shareholder issues arise, and how can they be avoided?
- What are the challenges of IPO equity awards, change-in-control, and severance?
Compensation Advisory Partners
Mr. Earnest is a partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in Houston. He has over 12 years of experience... | Read More
Mr. Earnest is a partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in Houston. He has over 12 years of experience consulting with compensation committees and management teams. Mr. Earnest also practiced law in Texas for 4 years. He consults in all areas of executive compensation ranging from short and long-term incentive program design to performance measurement, target setting and regulatory/compliance related issues. Mr. Earnest also advises on director compensation programs.Close
Meridian Compensation Partners
Mr. McNeill is a partner and lead consultant at Meridian and has more than 25 years of consulting and corporate... | Read More
Mr. McNeill is a partner and lead consultant at Meridian and has more than 25 years of consulting and corporate experience. He advises compensation committees and senior leadership at client organizations regarding a full range of executive and outside director compensation matters, including compensation benchmarking, the design of short- and long-term incentive plans; severance and change-in-control arrangements; and corporate governance. Mr. McNeill's consulting emphasizes compensation strategy development and the alignment of pay and performance. He began his career working at a global integrated oil and gas company, where he held roles in finance, strategic planning, operations analysis and executive compensation.Close