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CEPI News and Events - July 2015

The CEPI wants to make sure you knew about all the exciting things happening at the CEP Institute and within the equity compensation industry.  For more information, please explore the CEPI website.

Up and Coming Attractions - Will You Be There?

Be sure to visit us at GEO's National Equity Compensation Forum in Scottsdale, AZ on September 14-16.

Marilyn J. Perkins Claassen Memorial Scholarship

Only a little over a month before the submission deadline! Every year, the CEPI rewards two members of the stock plan community who wish to pursue the CEP designation through the Santa Clara University CEP Institute with a scholarship. If you are interested in submitting a scholarship application this year, now is the time to consider gathering the necessary documents in preparation for August 17th submission.  

For more details, please visit our website

CEP Exam Information

We are moving along in the process of scoring the June 6th exams, which involves many steps.  We are on track, however, to release the exam results within the six to eight week time frame that we aim for following each exam cycle. 

Registration is now open for the November 7, 2015.  The June and November 2016 exams dates, however, are currently only open for deferrals.  Please refer to the following schedule for important dates:

Exam Date
Registration Deadline
Deferral Deadline
November 7, 2015
September 25, 2015
October 23, 2015
June 11, 2016
April 29, 2016
May 27, 2016
November 5, 2016
September 23, 2016
October 21, 2016

If you are preparing for a 2015 exam, please reference the 2015 study materials list on our website to ensure that you are using correct study materials.

If you are deferring to a 2016 exam date, please be sure to purchase the 2016 exam prep materials when they become available in early 2016. Remember that textbooks are updated annually, and the 2016 materials will be ready in March, 2016.

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Continuing Education

The CEPI offers continuing education credit for participation in a variety of activities such as attending CEPI sponsored events like the Symposium, participating in CEPI volunteer activities, attending local chapter meetings, viewing online webinars and webcasts, attending industry conferences and many, many more. Stay current and maintain your designation by participating in events throughout the year.

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