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CEPI News and Events

July 2014


What's Happening in the World of Equity Compensation?

The CEPI wanted to make sure you knew about all the exciting events this month in the world of equity compensation. There are many great opportunities to learn more in this constantly changing industry and to earn Continuing Education hours. To view a pdf of this page, click here.

Website Redesign - Time for a New Look

The CEPI is undergoing a website redesign and we will be welcoming your feedback to help us make our website as user friendly as possible.Keep your eyes open for an email within the next couple of weeks with a link to our website redesign survey.It will be a quick and painless process to answer a few questions to help us help you navigate our website more easily to find exactly what you need quicker and more efficiently.


Marilyn J. Perkins Claassen Memorial Scholarship

The CEPI is moving to an online application process for the submission of scholarship applications.The online application should be up and running just in time for the August 15th submission deadline. If you are considering submitting a scholarship application this year, you may begin gathering the necessary documents in preparation for submission mid August.

CEP Exam Information

We are moving along in the process of scoring the June 7th exams, which involves many steps.We are on track however, to release the exam results within the six to eight week timeframe that we aim for following each exam cycle.


2014 and 2015 CEP Exam Dates:


Exam Date                            Registration Deadline                

November 8, 2014                  September 26, 2014                         
June 6, 2015                           April 24, 2015                                  
November 7, 2015                  September 25, 2015                        


To learn more about the CEP Program, please contact the CEPI at 408-554-2187.


Don't Forget to Include the CEP

If you have earned the CEP designation, don't be afraid to show it! Do you have CEP after your name on your business card? If not, add it! Don't forget to add the CEP designation in your email signature as well. Don't hide that title that you worked so hard to earn!Include it proudly everywhere you have your name is displayed such as on name badges at conferences, in your bio, and on your resume.


Continuing Education

Stay current by participating in some of these activities which have been pre-approved for CE for CEPs.

Continuing education is an integral part of certification programs. Every CEP designee is required to complete 30 hours of continuing education every two years after receiving their designation. If you received your CEP designation in 2012, your first continuing ed application is due by 12/31/2014. Don't wait until the last minute. If you are unsure of your next due date, please check the MyCEP System or contact the Institute.

Online Events:

Silicon Valley Events:

Other Area Events:


Planning ahead? Mark your calendar with these important dates:

Ongoing Events

The following organizations have recorded webcasts or online webinars that may be viewed for continuing education.  Please visit their websites for current offerings and cost.  Some activities may be for members only.  

  • NASPP -
    • Examples of webinars that qualify as continuing education: Stock Plan Fundamentals, Annual Conference - Session Presentations, Alan Dye on the Latest Section 16 Developments.
  • NCEO -  Please note that ESOP focused activities will not count toward CE for CEPs .
    • Example of webinars that qualify as continuing education:  Navigating the 409A Deferred Compensation Plan Rules.
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