Incorporating Restricted Stock Units in Long-Term Incentive Compensation Plans

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Restricted stock units (RSUs) continue to be a popular form of equity compensation, mostly due to their flexibility. Executive compensation and benefits attorneys must have a clear understanding of applicable federal tax rules and restrictions regarding the inclusion of RSUs when structuring compensation plans.

Fenwick corporate partners Shawn Lampron and Marshall Mort join a panel to discuss the challenges of incorporating restricted stock units in compensation plans, available planning techniques, restrictions under Section 409A and other critical structuring considerations.


  • Incorporating RSUs in compensation plans
  • Tax issues and recent IRS guidance
  • Accelerating equity awards
  • Best practices for attorneys representing the employer or employee