Laurence I. Wagman to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ LIVE Webcast

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NEW YORK - Feb. 5, 2014 - PRLog -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Laurence I. Wagman, CPA, Founding Principal, Golden Parachute Tax Solutions LLC will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “Emerging Issues in Executive Compensation in 2014 LIVE Webcast. This two-hour event is scheduled on February 26, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

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Event Synopsis:

Issues arising from executive compensation are continuing to have a significant impact on many companies and their employees. Identifying potential problems and crafting good policies early on can significantly minimize damages in the long run.

This Knowledge Group live webcast: Emerging Issues in Executive Compensation in 2014 aims to put you in the know with respect to understanding key issues surrounding executive compensation and their impact on your company. Employee benefits practitioners will take you through practical and real world examples while providing end-to-end discussion of the most critical issues affecting executive compensation.

The following key topics will be addressed in this LIVE two-hour webcast:

• Changes in the Legal and Regulatory Landscape

• Developing Practices under Say-On-Pay Regime and Proxy-Related Fiduciary Claims

• Proxy Season: An Overview

• Executive Compensation Pitfalls under Section(s) 280G, 162(m) and Section 409A

• Consideration to Structuring Compensation so to Minimize 280G Impact (Golden Parachute Tax Penalties) in the event of a Change in Control of the Company

• Equity Compensation Practices and Considerations

• Other Executive Compensation Issues in 2014

• The Latest Executive Pay Trends and Developing Best Practices

About Laurence I. Wagman

Laurence Wagman is the founding principal of Golden Parachute Tax Solutions LLC.  His expertise is in the area of taxation of executive compensation, and is a nationally known resource within the golden parachute tax penalty arena (Internal Revenue Code Sections (“IRC”) 280G and 4999.  Laurence has previously written several articles for both the Journal of Compensation and Benefits and the Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement on IRC Section 280G related matters this list includes: Structuring Change in Control Arrangements Within the Current Executive Compensation Environment (Sept 2009), The Golden Parachute Excise Tax; Why it’s about to Become More Expensive, Why a Gross-Up May be Necessary and How to Structure it to be Performance Based (July 2010),  The Golden Parachute Excise Tax – Not Just a Public Company Issue (Sept 2011), and Canadian Employers – Beware the United Stated Golden Parachute Excise Tax as Not Just a U.S. Problem (March 2012).  In addition to writing several articles Laurence also appeared on many distinguished panels for both NASPP and PLI.

Laurence is a graduate of Lehigh University (1995), received his Master of Science in Taxation at Seton Hall University (2002) and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of New Jersey.  Laurence can be reached at

About Golden Parachute Tax Solutions LLC

Golden Parachute Tax Solutions is a nationally recognized Certified Public Accounting firm which specializes in offering IRC Section 280G Computations & Advisory Services. We understand the complex issues related to Internal Revenue Code Section 280G. The firm’s expertise includes the tax and valuations side of the golden parachute rules; this unique combination has made us the leader in the industry.  For more information about us please visit us at

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.

The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries.  For further details, please visit the organization’s website:

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