About the Webinar

LLCs require specific forms of equity compensation. This webinar looks at the forms of equity available for LLCs, including capital interests, profits interests, unit rights plans, and unit appreciation rights plans.

You will learn:

  • How to decide how much equity to share.
  • How to decide how much to provide to different employees.
  • Who should be eligible for equity awards.
  • What rules make sense, and who should get equity with what rules. 
  • How capital interests, profits interests, unit rights plans, and unit appreciation rights plans work. 
  • What are the tax issues with various forms of equity? 
  • How should you decide who gets equity, how much they get, when they get it, and how much total equity to share.


There are no prerequisites or advanced preparation required for this introductory-level session.

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

For more information on the types of Continuing Education Credit offered please visit Continuing Education Credits for Meeting and Webinar Attendees.


Michael is a partner in Dorsey & Whitney's benefits and compensation group. Michael advises clients on ERISA, tax and related issues affecting pension, 401(k), ESOP, nonqualified, equity, and executive compensation arrangements. Michael is co-chair of Dorsey's multidisciplinary executive compensation practice group that looks at all aspects of executive and equity compensation, including tax, corporate, securities, estate planning, and employment law. Michael has made presentations on benefits and compensation topics for professional groups and clients.

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