Compensation and Governance: Where the Rubber Meets the Road


October 17, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am


Centre Club

123 S. Westshore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33609

Don’t miss the Compensation and Governance: Where the Rubber Meets the Road discussion on October 17 at the Centre Club in Tampa. This timely discussion will highlight two of corporate America’s hottest issues – compensation and governance. Whether your business is privately owned or publicly traded, these issues are top of mind for your customers, regulators and employees.

Participants will have the opportunity to engage with legal and risk management professionals to discuss:

  • Why governance matters for private as well as public companies
  • Best practices in setting compensation; what “performance-based” compensation really means
  • Selecting the compensation and governance programs that are right for your company
  • Increasing board diversity, change in control and related tax ramifications and restrictive covenants
  • Liability, fiduciary duties and responsibilities and what you can do about them
  • D&O coverage in the #MeToo era, insurance marketplace, trends in indemnification

Gunster attorneys Tom Hickey and Bob Lamm will serve as presenters during the program. In addition to Hickey and Lamm, Kathleen Murphy of Aon will also present. The panel will be moderated by assistant vice president of Aon, Logan Kanai.

Gunster attorney Tom HickeyTom Hickey devotes his practice to representing companies and senior management in executive compensation matters. His experience includes contract negotiations, as well as the drafting of executive compensation and benefit plans, shareholder agreements, employment and separation agreements. In addition to representing numerous CEOs, presidents and other senior management, his experience includes legal counsel pertaining to labor and employment affairs and general business matters.Gunster attorney Bob Lamm

Bob Lamm co-chairs Gunster’s securities and corporate governance practice. He frequently speaks and writes on securities law, corporate governance and related topics. Bob is also a member of the Florida and New York Bars, a member of Gunster’s Women Leadership Forum committee, a senior fellow of the Conference Board Governance Center, and a member of the markets advisory council of the Council of Institutional Investors.

Registration is free but seating is limited, please RSVP.


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