Sep 14 2013, 3:17am CDT | by PR.com
New York, NY, September 14, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lynda M. Crouse, Partner, Troutman Sanders will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Emerging Issues: Executive Compensation in Banking and Finance.” This event is scheduled for November 20, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
In response to the Federal Reserve’s efforts to reduce the risk of another catastrophic financial crisis, several U.S. banks have recently reduced maximum bonus pay for executives who exceed their financial targets in 2012. More so, there has been much debate as to how the largest corporation’s incentive structures have the ability to impact the economy. In today’s political and economic environments, banks and financial institutions may have to completely overhaul their bonus pay practices to ensure that they won’t be on the Fed’s To-Call list by avoiding violations of related executive compensation laws.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and distinguished professionals to help financial executives and HR professionals understand all the significant issues surrounding this critical issue. In addition to regulatory updates, our speakers will also provide an in-depth analysis of the bonus pay patterns in the financial industry and its impact on their businesses and the broader economic environment.
For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2013_Executive_Compensation.html
About Lynda M. Crouse
Lynda advises clients in the design, implementation and administration of all types of employee benefits, with a focus on executive compensation and qualified and nonqualified retirement plans. Lynda has extensive experience working with financial institutions on a variety of matters, including incentive compensation, health and welfare plans, HIPAA and FMLA issues, and severance and change-in-control arrangements. Lynda provides advice to boards of directors, compensation committees, senior executives and legal departments in circumstances ranging from day-to-day regulatory compliance and administration issues to special projects, which include mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and the unique executive compensation issues associated with participation in the federal government’s Troubled Asset Relief Program. Lynda’s practice also includes advising clients regarding employee communications, corporate governance, and fiduciary responsibilities in connection with employee benefits and executive compensation matters.
About Troutman Sanders
Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 600 lawyers and offices located throughout the United States and China. Founded in 1897, the firm’s heritage of extensive experience, exceptional responsiveness and an unwavering commitment to service has garnered strong, long-standing relationships with clients across the globe. These clients range from multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs, federal and state agencies to foreign governments, and non-profit organizations to businesses representing virtually every sector and industry. Troutman Sanders lawyers provide counsel and advice in practically every aspect of civil and commercial law related to the firm’s core practice areas: Business Law, Energy and Industry Regulation, Finance, Litigation and Real Estate. With more than 50 practice groups focused on specific aspects of these areas, the firm is defined by its considerable knowledge base and proactive approach to addressing legal and business challenges.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/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: www.knowledgecongress.org
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