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Severance Agreements Can Ease the Trauma of Executive Departures

Parting ways with an employee, especially an executive employee, is never easy. But having the proper severance agreements in place can help the process go smoothly.

In a recent online event hosted by Corporate Counsel Business Journal, Charles Bruder, co-chair of the Executive Compensation and...

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Big Changes Loom for Executive Compensation: Employers should not defer action on amendments with major implications for deferred payment plans

Although longstanding guidance under Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code governs the use of deferred compensation to incentivize executives, proposed amendments are raising significant issues. Below, Charles A. Bruder, an executive compensation expert, discusses the changes and what they mean...

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Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Know in 2015

MCC: Although the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Affordable Care Act") has been in effect for several years now, some commentators have suggested that 2015 is a significant year in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Are there important 2015 events that...

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American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009 Imposes Significant COBRA Changes

With great fanfare, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Act") was signed by President Obama on February 17, 2009. Although many of the provisions of the Act relate to increased government spending or income tax credits, employers and human resource personnel should be aware of...

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Employers Note: §409A Extends To Arrangements Never Thought To Constitute Deferred Compensation - Part II

Editor: What should legal counsel be doing now to ensure that employers will be in full and timely compliance with Code §409A? Harmon: This is largely a matter of identifying that full and timely compliance is an immediate issue. Counsel should be prompt in making clients aware of the...

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