Anatomy of an Equity Compensation Plan

May 21, 2014

On May 21, 2014, Morgan Lewis’s Employee Benefits Practice hosted the second installment of the Executive Compensation Basics Webinar Series on equity compensation plans.

Equity compensation plans offer a great deal of flexibility to structure incentive compensation. In this one-hour webinar, we discussed various types of equity, typical provisions in equity compensation plans, and the tax consequences of various equity issuances.

Topics included:

  • Forms of equity, including stock options, restricted stock, restricted stock units, and performance grants
  • Tax consequences and section 409A considerations
  • Common provisions in plan documents, including provisions pertaining to IRC section 162(m) for public companies
  • Provisions requested by institutional investors
  • Design trends

You can also preregister for our next installment in this series:
Webinar 3: Anatomy of a Deferred Compensation Plan
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 | 12–1 pm ET