Training for Inside Fiduciaries: November 26 to 28

The Beyster Institute at the UC San Diego's Rady School of Business will host a special session of its Certificate Program for Non-Professional ESOP Fiduciaries on November 26 to 28 in La Jolla, CA.

Animation Studio Becomes Employee-Owned

Aardman, the Bristol, England-based studio that created Oscar-winning animated films including Wallace & Gromit, announced on November 10 that it is becoming employee-owned

District Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against ESOP Fiduciaries at Lifetouch

On November 7, Judge Joan N. Ericksen of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota dismissed a lawsuit filed by Lifetouch ESOP participants who claimed that they were not protected against losses as the photography company faced challenges to its business model.

Marianne Snook to Manage the NCEO's CEPI Exam Prep Course

The NCEO is delighted to welcome Marianne Snook as the new manager of its exam prep course for candidates for the Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation, the industry-leading standard for stock plan administrators. Marianne was a founder, in 1999, of Stock & Option Solutions, Inc.

Coming Soon! The New NCEO Website

The NCEO will launch its new website in the near future. Stay tuned to to see the new site, which we have rebuilt from scratch.