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CEPI News and Events

December 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.


11th Annual CEP and Silicon Valley NASPP Symposium

Registration for the 11th Annual CEP and Silicon Valley NASPP Symposium is now open! This one day event will take place on March 24, 2015 at Santa Clara University.

The CEPI thanks everyone who submitted speaking proposals for the Symposium.We received so many wonderful proposals and will be announcing the selections soon. Watch for emails from the CEP Institute in the months leading up to the Symposium with all of the updates of what you can expect to experience at the Best One Day Event in Equity Compensation.

Symposium Sponsors

The CEPI would like to thank all of our Sponsors for their generous support.  At the Symposium in the Partner Pavilion you will find Bank of America, Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, Morgan Stanley, Solium, and UBS.  Also exhibiting will be Baker & McKenzie, Computershare, EASi, Equity Methods, Radford, Stock & Option Solutions and TD Ameritrade.  Additionally, you are sure to see some familiar faces from GEO, NASPP, and NCEO.

CEP Exam Information

CEP Candidates worldwide are anxiously awaiting results from the November 8th exam.  Due to the very lengthy and thorough scoring process that takes place following each exam, it does take six to eight weeks before exam results are available.

Interested in taking a CEP exam in 2015?  Registration is now open for the June 6th and November 7th exams.  Exam materials are updated annually however, so please be sure that if you register now for a 2015 exam, you wait to purchase the 2015 study materials.  All registered candidates will receive an email to notify them of material availability.  The 2014 study materials list may be found on our website and will be updated when 2015 materials become available.

Continuing Education

As the end of the year approaches, please remember to submit any continuing ed activities that you have participated in and wish to receive continuing ed credit for.

The CEPI is working on a new portal for industry organizations and CEPs to submit potential activities for consideration of continuing ed credit.  It is currently in the works and will be available soon. Continuing ed activities are being added regularly, however, if there are activities that you have participated in that you don’t see listed in the pre-approved activities list, send an email to so that we may add all eligible activities to the list.

Happy Holidays from the CEPI!

In this time of gratitude, we think about the things we appreciate and we give thanks for you, our CEP community.  We are grateful for the pleasure of serving such an amazing group of people.  From all of us at the CEPI, we wish you happy holidays.

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