Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Issues in M&A Transactions: Practical Tips for Small Firms and Solo-Practitioners


Boston Bar Association

Boston Bar Association, Boston, MA
March 6, 2014

Employee benefit and executive compensation issues in business transactions involve a complex web of laws including the IRC, ERISA, HIPAA and COBRA. At this seminar sponsored by the Boston Bar Association, David A. Guadagnoli provided practical insights into how to conduct due diligence and approach these issues depending on the type of transaction.

Mr. Guadagnoli discussed the primary benefits and executive compensation issues that arise in business transactions, including application of IRC Sections 409A and 280G, how to address 401(k) and other qualified plans and typical covenant provisions that are the subject of negotiations between buyer and seller.