NYSSA Corporate Governance
Can Find in Compensation Reports
Issues to be Addressed
James F. Reda of
Reda & Associates, the prominent adviser to board compensation
committees, will guide meeting participants through the new SEC-mandated
corporate compensation disclosures to find previously unavailable
information they can use in their evaluations of securities, focusing on
details of performance goals, including probabilities of
relation of executive compensation to performance goals, as
indicators of management incentives and confidence
potential impact of compensation on earnings per share
The presentation is intended for professionals concerned with researching
and analyzing corporate investments, and will be specifically applicable to
the analytical process being demonstrated in the
Shareholder Forum for Verizon Communications, Inc.
The program will be chaired by David Silverman of Blue Harbour Group, as
Co-Chairman of NYSSA’s sponsoring Corporate Governance Committee. Messrs.
Reda and Silverman were both members of the
Advisory Panel for the Options Policies Forum that defined principles
for compensation information needed by investor and management
decision-makers, and from which the Verizon Forum was developed.
Additional information, including reference material to be provided by Mr.
Reda, will be posted on the Verizon Forum web site:
Information about NYSSA’s
14th Annual Financial Reporting Conference, which is being conducted
immediately prior to this program, can be found on the NYSSA web site:
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October 19, 2007