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Executive Compensation Trends and Legal Developments

Vancouver, November 21, 2019 - January 1, 0001

Discover the trends and current issues affecting the design, disclosure and taxation of executive compensation arrangements with speakers from Mercer and the Blakes Executive Compensation group.
Join us to learn the information you need to understand today’s executive remuneration environment, including:

  • Legal update on new tax rules affecting stock options

  • Employment issues in deferred compensation

  • Long-term incentives: Upcoming changes to the tax treatment of stock options; metrics used by privately held organizations; how to identify the right performance measures and set appropriate goals

  • Proxy season preview: Discussion of trends and what to expect in 2020.


  • Eleni Kassaris, Vancouver

  • Sean Maxwell, Partner, Calgary, Blakes

  • Alisa Forsgren, Partner, Mercer

  • Kenneth Yung, Partner, Mercer

Mandatory Continuing Education:

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 1.5 CPD Credit Hour(s) with The Law Society of British Columbia.  


Thursday, November 21, 2019

  • Breakfast and Registration 7:30 – 8 a.m. (PDT)

  • Presentations: 8 – 9:30 a.m. (PDT)


Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
595 Burrard Street
Suite 2600, Three Bentall Centre
Vancouver, B.C. (Map)