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