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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