Brigen Winters is the co-chair of the American Conference Institute’s “Forum on Minimizing Legal Risks in the Design, Implementation & Administration of Executive Compensation.” The seminar will take place on July 22 – 23, 2010 in Chicago, IL.

Leading attorneys specializing in executive compensation, in-house compensation counsel, and key regulators will cover topics such as:

  • The key enforcement and legislative actions that will continue to change the scope of executive compensation practices for 2010 and Beyond
  • Identifying common design issues and problem areas under Section 409A
  • The Corrections Process: Structuring non-exempt deferred compensation arrangements to comply with 409A’s requirements in both form and in operation
  • IRS Audits: Preparing for one of the agency’s biggest audit campaigns in more than 25 years
  • The SEC Proxy Disclosure Enhancements: Key risk management issues related to the enhanced guidelines and compensation policies and practices
  • Using the latest trends on clawbacks, restrictive covenants, and “good reason” terminations to craft clear and concise employment agreements that reduce ambiguity and protect the interests of your company and your clients
  • The limits, exceptions, and special nuances associated with performance-based awards
  • What’s next for “Say on Pay”?: Preparing for new developments so your company/client is equipped to create effective plans
  • The changing role of compensation committees
  • Overcoming the challenges that arise in the global market: Crafting compensation packages for non-US companies or multinational corporations.

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