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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.