Megan Sandquist, Senior Consultant, Meridian Compensation Partners to Speak at Knowledge Congress’

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NEW YORK - Feb. 25, 2014 - PRLog -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Megan Sandquist, Senior Consultant, Meridian Compensation Partners 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 162(m) and Section 409A

• Equity Compensation Practices and Considerations

• Other Executive Compensation Issues in 2014

• The Latest Executive Pay Trends and Developing Best Practices

About Megan Sandquist

Megan is a Senior Consultant with Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC and has been consulting in the areas related to executive compensation for 17 years. Her work includes developing compensation philosophy, conducting benchmarking review and designing annual and long-term compensation programs. In addition, as an attorney by background, she has had extensive experience with employment contracts, severance arrangements, as well as a variety of other technical matters. She has also worked with ESOP transactions and designed phantom equity programs for post-transaction, and employment agreement terms.

Before joining Meridian, her past work experience included Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC, Principal Financial Group, and Hewitt Associates

She received a Bachelor of Arts at Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, was a visiting student at Northwestern University School of Law, received her J.D. at Marshall-Wythe School of Law; College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA.

About Meridian Compensation Partners

Meridian advises Boards of Directors and Senior Management on the full range of executive compensation issues that confront them.

Whether the subject is compensation philosophy, pay for performance, strategic goals, retention, shareholder initiatives, M&A or Board governance, we have the resources, experience, expertise and judgment to help. We can guide Compensation Committees as they make difficult but informed decisions on executive pay.

Our decades of experience provide context for our clients to make sound business judgments, and provide a deep understanding of Compensation Committees' responsibilities.

To know more about Megan Sandquist and Meridian Compensation Partners, please visit:

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.

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