Tackling Equity Compensation in Merger & Acquisition Transactions

Joseph M. Yaffe

Palo Alto executive compensation and benefits partner Joseph Yaffe spoke on "Tackling Equity Compensation in Merger & Acquisition Transactions" on September 19 at Global Equity's National Equity Compensation Forum in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Mr. Yaffe and his co-panelists discussed the most prevalent issues in handling outstanding equity compensation awards in the context of mergers, asset sales and other acquisitions. They also addressed common plan and acquisition agreement issues, including under IRC Section 409A and the "golden parachute" rules of IRC Section 280G.