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409A Deferred Compensation - Compliant vs. Exempt Awards

From Our Equity Compensation Webinar Series

Each one-hour Webinar features an experienced authority in the field and discusses a requested topic.

This replay was recorded on August 29, 2012.

About This Meeting

Internal Revenue Code 409A is a daunting piece of tax code that can result in serious monetary consequences to award recipients if equity compensation awards are not properly structured or deferrals of those award payouts are not properly handled. Join Alison Wright, a tax and deferred compensation expert at the lawfirm of Baker & MacKenzie, to learn about the differences between deferred compensation awards that are compliant with 409A or exempt from 409A.

Learning objectives of this webinar include:

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409A Deferred Compensation - Compliant vs. Exempt Awards
Alison Wright and Victor Flores, Baker & McKenzie LLP;


Victor Flores

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Baker & McKenzie

Victor is of counsel in the San Francisco/Palo Alto office of Baker & McKenzie LLP. Victor helps US and non-US companies — both public and private — design and implement equity and non-equity based compensation programs. He also represents companies in the negotiation of executive employment, termination, and change in control and severance arrangements. Victor also advises clients with the tax, securities and corporate law issues that arise with the administration of compensation programs.

Alison Wright

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Hanson Bridgett LLP

Alison practices in the area of corporate and employee benefits law. Her practice focuses on the tax, securities, and ERISA aspects of executive and equity compensation, including nonqualified deferred compensation plans, stock compensation plans, employee stock purchase plans, change in control plans, as well as perquisite programs, executive employment, and severance agreements. For 18 years, she has been advising clients regarding their traditional employee benefit plans-including 401(k) and other retirement plans-health and welfare plans, and cafeteria plans.

Sponsor Information

Sponsored by Baker & McKenzie.