Attendees to the conference includes Directors, CHRO, CFO, CS, Vice Presidents, ESOP Trustees and other executive level positions in functions such as human resources, accounting, Secretarial and Tax. The conference will benefit anyone who wishes to enhance and demystify the truth and facts underlying Equity based compensation. It should be of particular interest to HR and Compensation Benefits heads who wish to modernise their compensation strategy and discover the latest trends in Equity based compensation. It is also rewarding experience for Legal and Finance heads to enhance their skill through hands on learning experience with an opportunity to gather wealth of practical knowledge to take back to the workplace.

We are a leading solutions company in the space of Equity based compensation. Our service offerings cover the entire life cycle of ESOPs including Plan conceptualization, Design, Documentation, Plan management, Compliance and reporting.

We are the only company to offer a full spectrum of integrated on-line stock plan management services, including plan administration, compliance, online grant acceptance, employee communication and online transaction capabilities. This service is delivered using our proprietary platform My ESOPs.

At ESOP Direct we also offer a web based platform for financial reporting of stock options which includes valuation , expensing and reporting under IFRS, IGAAP, Ind-AS & FAS 123R.

We strongly believe in focus and specialization. That is the reason we have avoided all the temptations of getting into other diversified service offerings.

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About Event

Equity compensation in India has evolved over the last 2 decades in every sense – its form, features and dimensions. Companies across all sectors and sizes have actively used this tool to attract, retain and incentivise their key talent. In this annual conference, one of its kind in this domain, we bring to you case study presentations from companies who have implemented Plans a few years and have gone through the entire life cycle. Domain experts will also present finer aspects of Plan design, legal compliance and Accounting for such instruments. For those who are new to this subject, this conference will provide answers to all their questions and for those who have some experience, they will get an opportunity to network and learn from experiences of other companies.

Events Schedule

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9:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast
9:30 AM
Welcome Address

Harshu Ghate
Co-Founder and Managing Director
ESOP Direct
9:50 AM
First Technical session: Critical Look at Vesting Conditions

Jalaj Sinha
Sr. GM
ESOP Direct
10:20 AM
Case Study - Performance Based ESOPs : A Powerful Pair

Satyajit Mohanty
Chief Human Resources Officer
Crompton Greaves Consumers Electricals Ltd.
11:00 AM
Tea Break
11:30 AM
Case study: Beyond ESOPs - What Happened Next

Leena Wakankar
Chief Peoples Officer
ASK Group
12:10 PM
Second Technical session: Analysing Key Legal Issues in Stock Option Planning

Umashankar Acharya
Sr. GM
ESOP Direct
12:45 PM
Third Technical session: Hot Topics in ESOP Taxation

Mayur Shah
Partner | People Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP
01:20 PM
02:30 PM
Case study: Rethinking Alternatives - Cash vs Equity

Shailesh Singh
Director and Chief Peoples Officer
Max Life Insurance Co Ltd.
03:20 PM
Perspective from Market Intermediaries and Funding options

Anupam Guha
Executive Vice President
ICICI Securities
03:40 PM
Tea Break
04:00 PM
Case study: Innovative Approaches

Mona Cheriyan
President and Group Head of Human Resources
Thomas Cook (India) Ltd.
04:40 PM
ESOP Funding

M. R. Shashibhushan

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Why Should You Join Us

The theme of the conference is Equity Compensation –Form, Facets and Features

Equity Compensation can have different form and is multiple facet , the issues faced by Companies may not be same which calls for greater understanding and deeper insight of its features in order to stay ahead of the curve.

Over the last two decades since this tool is being used by India Inc. it has evolved with regulatory changes, investor feedback, management expectations and employee experience. As we enter a new optimistic phase of Indian economy, Equity compensation would play a critical role to ensure that employee aspirations are in sync with the investors. Talented management pool has always been scarce and pressure to grow will only make their attraction and retention more challenging.

At this conference, we promise to make you more knowledgeable and up-to-date with latest in this domain
  • The only event in India that is focused on Equity compensation
  • Network with the domain experts and fellow corporate professionals
  • Get to know about Equity compensation from all dimensions
  • Case studies from well-known companies
  • Understand trends and practices – Indian and global
  • Idea Exchange - on several challenging ESOP issues

Join us for a day full of knowledgeable inputs, sharing of experiences and networking with fellow professionals.

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Payment instructions:

  Conference fees per delegate Rs. 7627
  GST 18% Rs. 1373
  Total Rs. 9000

There are two ways to pay:

Through Cheque/DD
Cheque/DD to be made in favor of:
" KP Corporate Solutions Limited " payable in Pune Address:-
S. No. 256 / 254, Bungalow No. 2, Greenpark Society, Behind Anand Park, Baner, Pune, Maharashtra – 411007
Ph No: +91 77740 21581

You can also directly deposit cash or transfer online to our HDFC a/c:
Bank name : HDFC Bank
Account no : 50200021728204
Bank Branch : Aundh, Pune
Account Name : KP Corporate Solutions Limited
RTGS/NEFT -IFSC code : HDFC0000052
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