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BDO CLE Seminar: Executive Compensation

December 07, 2017
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST

Pyramid Club - The Franklin Room
1735 Market Street
52nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Mindy Millanti
(412) 315-2281
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Please join BDO for a complimentary breakfast seminar featuring Continuing Legal Education. 

This course will focus on both Long-term and Short-term Executive Compensation plans and the requisite discovery associated with each.

We will explore the following:
  • Stock Options and Grants
  • Restricted Stock Units
  • Stock Appreciation Rights
  • Annual Bonuses
  • Qualified and Non-qualified Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plans
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM - Registration

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Seminar
Heather J. Baranowski, CPA/ABV/CFF, MST, CVA
Litigation Director, BDO Dispute Advisory Services

Heather J. Baranowski is a Director in the Pittsburgh Office of BDO Consulting. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and received the designation of Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. She has been awarded both the Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics designations by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. Baranowski has been qualified as an expert and provided testimony in numerous counties in Pennsylvania.

Ms. Baranowski has extensive experience in business valuation and litigation support, primarily as the issues apply in family law matters. Services in the family law area include identifying and quantifying assets subject to equitable distribution, developing and implementing forensic accounting work plans for purposes of developing an opinion of value of a closely held business interest, and calculating income available for support. She has managed hundreds of such engagements in a variety of industries, from manufacturers to professional service firms.
 

John Petrancosta, CPA//ABV/CFF, CVA, CFE  
Senior Manager, BDO Dispute Advisory Services

John Petrancosta is a Senior Manager in the Pittsburgh office of BDO Consulting.  Mr. Petrancosta has more than 20 years of service in public accounting, with extensive experience in business valuation and litigation support, primarily as the issues apply in family law matters.  Services in the family law area include identifying and quantifying assets subject to equitable distribution, developing and implementing forensic accounting procedures, calculating net disposable income available for support and developing an opinion on the value of a closely held business interest.  Additionally, Mr. Petrancosta has extensive experience in employee benefit plan auditing and administration, tax planning and preparation and financial statement auditing.  He has managed hundreds of engagements in a variety industry sectors including healthcare, energy, manufacturing, technology, wholesale, retail and professional services.

Mr. Petrancosta is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania and is Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics. He also holds designations as a Certified Valuation Analyst and Certified Fraud Examiner.