DIRECTORS’ AND OFFICERS’ LIABILITY COMPENSATION PRACTICES

Venue: St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre

Location: TORONTO, ONTARIO, Canada

Event Date/Time: May 19, 2004 End Date/Time: May 20, 2004
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WEDNESDAY
MAY 19, 2004
DIRECTORS’ AND OFFICERS’ LIABILITY
Meeting the Challenges of New Standards of Responsibility

Directors and Officers are increasingly becoming the target of shareholder scrutiny and in some cases, legal action. Attend this conference and learn;


Where insurance costs and claims are headed in both Canada and the U. S.
What impact recent reforms will have on levels of liability
How to overcome the challenges of attracting the right directors to your Board in the current climate
of shareholder vigilance
What Boards can do to limit exposure
Strategies to use when your Board becomes the target of litigation

COMPENSATION PRACTICES - THURSDAY MAY 20
Setting Attractive and Appropriate Levels

Compensation issues have become increasingly contentious recently as many shareholders question gaps between pay and company performance. Hear from leading experts;


How to develop a ‘compensation philosophy’ that properly serves your Board and its goals
When to use stock options and other forms of compensation; when they’re effective or why they’re not
What to look for to effectively assess the performance of directors and CEOs
Why succession planning is becoming the next critical area for directors
When compensation becomes an issue; lessons learned from current cases and past court decisions

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