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Avoiding Unknown (and Fatal) Foot Faults in Executive Compensation Arrangements

ABA JOINT COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYEE BENEFITS  • DATE: December 13, 2011
SPONSORS: The Sections of Business Law; Health Law; Labor and Employment Law; Real Property, Trust and Estate Law; Taxation; Tort Trial and Insurance Practice; and the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

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A 90-minute TeleConference

1:00-2:30 pm ET / 12:00-1:30 pm CT / 11:00 am-12:30 pm MT / 10:00 am-11:30 am PT

Moderator: Martha N. Steinman, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, New York, NY

Panelists: Jeremy L. Goldstein, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, NY, Charmaine L. Slack, Jones Day, New York, NY and Brigen Winters, Groom Law Group, Washington, DC

Employment, separation and other executive compensation arrangements may at first blush seem like "standard" contracts which do not require special expertise to draft. However, lack of familiarity with the myriad legal and regulatory rules which can impact these agreements can cause costly and embarrassing problems and unwanted litigation. Our experienced panel will cover a number of the points anyone tasked with drafting one of these agreements should have some knowledge of including:

  • Dodd-Frank and other securities laws
  • The impact of ISS and corporate governance best practices
  • 409A and 280G
  • Healthcare non-discrimination rules
  • State law
  • Other considerations

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