Compensation and Proxy Litigation and the Latest Delaware Cases

By on June 30, 2016

The 2016 proxy season continues to illustrate that compensation issues remain at the forefront, especially where companies have activist investors. Private companies considering going public must wrestle with decreasing valuations, tax issues, stockholder litigation, and Delaware law. Litigation on compensation-related matters continues to evolve, requiring a firm grasp of Delaware law and past and current disclosure practices.

In the following presentation, Andrew Liazos, partner at McDermott Will & Emery, provides an overview of Delaware corporate law as well as analysis of the latest Delaware cases shaping executive compensation practice.

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Andrew Liazos
Andrew C. Liazos is the global chair of McDermott’s Benefits & Compensation Practice Group and has practiced at McDermott for over 25 years. Andrew focuses his practice on compensation and benefit matters, including related securities, M&A, IPO, private equity, international and litigation matters. Clients range from Fortune 500 companies to compensation committees to individual executives in employment and severance negotiations. Read Andrew Liazos' full bio.




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