Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
In this highly technical area, our group is widely known for their inventive and practical approach to solving problems and resolving business issues. Our team provides advice in connection with high-profile, multi-billion dollar M&A transactions, public proxy statements, compensation arrangements and ERISA fiduciary matters for investment funds and plan fiduciaries.
Employee benefits partner Larry Witdorchic will speak on a panel at the Practising Law Institute’s upcoming conference on 2017 Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings. Larry’s panel, “Dealing with Restricted Stock, Stock Options and Executive Compensation in Corporate M&A Transactions,” will discuss compensation issues in M&A transactions, treatment of outstanding equity-based awards and tax issues in assuming or eliminating deferred compensation in an acquisition, Sections 280G and 4999 relating to golden parachutes and amelioration techniques for gross-ups, and impact of Sections 409A and 457A. The event will take place from November 15-17 in Chicago.