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2011 NECF Founding Conference Sponsors


Etrade Corporate Services   Equity Edge®—Powerful Solutions for Global Companies
With end-to-end administration and on-demand reporting support for ALL equity vehicles. Flexible Service Models—Outsourced, In-House, Hybrid, & Private. Company Support — The support you need throughout the lifecycle of your company and the freedom to move between service models as your needs change. Industry-Leading Consulting & Support – One-stop support for everything from the basics to more complex data issues, including stock splits and corporate actions. Integrated Global Services in Over 160 Countries
Featuring a scalable global platform and multilingual support for a seamless participant experience anywhere in the world. Top-Ranked Participant Services – From E*TRADE Securities, recognized for excellence as an online broker by SmartMoney and Barron's year after year. One-to-One Executive Services – From E*TRADE Securities, provided by personally assigned representatives who are committed to helping key executives understand and maximize their complex equity benefits.

For more information please visit us.etrade.com/e/t/corporateservices



Fidelity Investments   Fidelity Investments® is one of the most trusted providers of lifetime financial solutions. Our Stock Plan Services bring you industry-leading, global outsourcing solutions for Stock Option, Restricted Stock, Stock Appreciation and Employee Stock Purchase plans. One single, consolidated platform for all your equity compensation plans, total benefits and personal finance means you can easily access and manage all your programs anytime, anywhere with real-time, free upgrades. Our online tools help you turn your plan data into useful information, and help your employees make smart equity compensation decisions. As a leading equity solutions provider, Fidelity Stock Plan Services administers equityplans for over 200 clients, representing over one million participants, located in more than 125 countries.

For more information please visit www.Fidelity.com/stockplans* As of December 31, 2009

442118.3.0 | Fidelity Stock Plan Services, LLC.





Stock Cross Financial Services   For more than 38 years, StockCross has provided administrative and financial reporting solutions for global companies and their employees. We service over 145 countries, and were ranked in Barron's Top 25 Online Brokers survey for 2009. Manage the risk for your company and employees by outsourcing some or all of your day-to-day stock plan administration. We offer a full array of services that can accomodate any plan with industry standard reporting and technology, thereby allowing your staff to focus instead on company objectives and goals.
For more information please visit StockOptionServices.com





Bank of American Merrill Lynch   The largest brokerage in the world, with more than 15,000 Financial Advisors and approximately $2.2 trillion in client assets. Merrill Lynch is a leading provider of global corporate and investment banking services, including commercial lending, global high-yield debt, global equity and global M&A, as well as a global leader in wealth management, private banking and retail brokerage. Bank of America owns approximately 34% of the economic interest in BlackRock, an independent, publicly-traded investment management firm. The company serves clients in more than 150 countries and has relationships with 99 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 83 percent of the Fortune Global 500.
For more information please visit our website.



BNY Mellon   Established in 2007 from the merger of Mellon Financial Corporation and The Bank of New York Company, Inc., BNY Mellon is a leading asset management and securities services company, uniquely focused to help clients manage and move their financial assets and succeed in the rapidly changing global marketplace. For Institutions and Corporations: We help organizations build assets, enhance performance, improve operating efficiency and reduce risk through a wide range of asset management and securities services solutions. For Consultants and Advisors: We work closely with consultants and advisors to help them select and present the services that best meet the needs of the clients they serve. BNY Mellon is dedicated to acting with the highest standards of integrity and openness, based on a rich shared heritage of trust and reliability.

For more information please visit www.bnymellon.com



Charles Schwab   Charles Schwab provides a complete range of equity compensation and retirement plan solutions to corporations and plan participants. Our Stock Plan Services team is your strategic partner for plan administration. For corporations, we offer collaborative administration, enabling you to select from a menu of services--or choose them all--to best suit your company's unique needs, including plan administration, SEC reporting, participant education, executive wealth management, and more. For participants, we provide help and education to assist them in achieving their financial goals.

For more information please call or visit 1-800-654-2593 or http://scrs.schwab.com



Charles Schwab   Equilar's award-winning product suite is the gold standard for benchmarking and tracking executive compensation, board compensation, equity grants and award policies and compensation practices. Equilar products and custom research services enable corporations, human capital consulting firms, law firms, investors, individual executives, and the media to accurately compare pay packages across thousands of public companies using SEC and proprietary survey data. Equilar's research is cited frequently by Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, Reuters, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other leading media outlets. Equilar (Redwood City, CA) has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Deloitte, Inc. magazine, and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
For more information please visit www.equilar.com



Morgan Stanley Smoth Barney   Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has over 30 years' experience and is an industry-leading provider of global stock plan services, providing a vast range of services to approximately 600 corporate clients and managing their 1,100 equity compensation plans worldwide.
For more information please visit www.corporateclientgroup.com/ccg_home.html



Norse Solutions   Norse Solutions is an innovative supplier of customized web based software for the efficient administration of equity based compensation plans.
For more information visit www.norse-solutions.com



Solium Capital   Take charge of your equity plan's administration today, with the No. 1 web-based, in-house solution. Full-Service Solution — enjoy complete peace of mind by leveraging the most accurate and secure full-service solution. Shareworks Advantage — we push the boundaries of stock plan automation to provide our clients with the most reliable data and reports.
For more information please visit www.solium.com/us



UBS   UBS Financial Services Inc.
1000 Harbor Boulevard, 7th Floor, Weehawken, NJ 07086
866-706-2727 • www.ubs.com/stockbenefit

UBS is a leading global financial services firm offering wealth management, asset management, and investment banking services to private, corporate, and institutional clients worldwide. Comprehensive solutions-based wealth management products and services are available to corporate clients including directed share programs, corporate cash management, structured products, institutional consulting, retirement plans, equity compensation plans and executive services. The firm currently provides equity compensation plan administration and transaction services to over 110 companies with participants in over 150 countries.





AST   Through our continuous development of cost-effective, technologically advanced and client-focused services, we show our commitment to exceeding the expectations of our clients and their shareholders. AST deliberately positions itself to meet and proactively preempt – the industry's complex challenges. We maintain our market-leading position because our only business is to provide equity servicing solutions. What's more, we are not distracted by a competing or extraneous business model. This allows us to sharply focus on the continual pursuit of providing superior products, technological and investor solutions.

For more information please visit www.amstock.com



EASi   More than 600 companies rely on EASi. Our customers are public and private companies of all sizes from every industry. They choose EASi because we are the only solution that completely addresses the five pieces of FAS - Valuation, Expense, Corporate Tax, Dilution, and Disclosure. We update our platform multiple times a year with major releases and enhancements. That flexibility means we can be fast and first to market to address regulatory changes or customer requests.
For more information please visit www.easiadmin.com



  Global Shares is a leading provider of stock plan administration and consulting to companies large and small, public and private. Supporting clients on 5 continents in 15+ countries, global Shares ensures efficient administration with the freedom to create powerful custom solutions.
For more information visit www.globalshares.com



Hay Group   Hay Group is a global management consulting firm that works with leaders to transform strategy into reality. We develop talent, organize people to be more effective and motivate them to perform at their best. Our focus is on making change happen and helping people and organizations realize their potential.
We have over 2,600 employees working in 85 offices in 49 countries. Our clients come from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, across every major industry and represent diverse business challenges. For over 60 years, we have been renowned for the quality of our research and the intellectual rigor of our work. We transform research into actionable insights. We give our clients breakthrough perspectives on their organization and we do it in the most efficient way to achieve the desired results.
For more information please visit www.haygroup.com



Option Ease   OptionEase recognizes the need for advanced accounting tools with the enactment of the FAS 123 (R) auditing standard. In its fifth year of operations, OptionEase is the compliance solution of choice for more than 500 companies. In addition, almost two dozen accounting, valuation and consulting firms rely on the OptionEase solution to add value for their clients and ensure they are meeting the complexities of the FAS 123 (R) rule.
For more information please visit www.optionease.com



Orrick   Since our beginning in San Francisco in 1863, Orrick has dedicated itself to two interdependent goals: serving our clients and building an enduring institution. Today, we have more than 1,100 lawyers in 23 offices worldwide working together to pursue these objectives. We are proud of the service we have delivered and the firm we have built, and we are excited about our future.
For more information visit www.orrick.com




Association Partners

  The Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI) was founded in 1989 by a group of equity compensation professionals. Their mission was to establish, promote, and provide certification and continuing education for the equity compensation industry.

Since its founding, the CEPI's self study curriculum has served as the industry's educational standard. Organizations and individuals use CEPI exams as a measurement of basic (Level 1), intermediate (Level 2), and advanced (Level 3) knowledge, skills, and abilities related to equity compensation.



Great Place To Work   Great Place to Work® Institute has been listening to employees and evaluating employers since 1980 in order to understand what makes a workplace great. We know that the foundation of every great workplace is trust between employees and management. Our employee survey, culture assessment tools, research, and advisory services have made us leaders in helping organizations build high-trust workplaces.

For more information visit www.greatplacetowork.com



NECO   The NCEO is a nonprofit organization, established in 1981, whose mission is to provide the most objective and reliable information possible on employee ownership at the most affordable price possible. Our members include companies, professional practitioners, unions, government officials, academics, and other interested individuals. Although we are a membership-based organization, our outreach is not limited to members. Many people purchase our publications and attend our events without becoming NCEO members—they simply pay higher prices.

For more information please visit www.neco.org



WorldatWork   WorldatWork (www.worldatwork.org) is a not-for-profit organization providing education, conferences and research focused on global human resources issues including compensation, benefits, work-life and integrated total rewards to attract, motivate and retain a talented workforce. Founded in 1955, WorldatWork has nearly 30,000 members in more than 100 countries. Its affiliate organization, WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals®, is the certifying body for the prestigious Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional™ (WLCP®), Certified Sales Compensation Professional™ (CSCP™), and Certified Executive Compensation Professional™ (CECP™). WorldatWork has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Washington, D.C.

For more information please visit http://www.worldatwork.org


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