Session I: M&A Best Practices for Successful Equity Award Conversion and Integration and Open Q & A Session
This panel will discuss best practices and legal considerations for the assumption, conversion or payout of equity awards in M&A transactions. The panel will focus on the treatment of target’s outstanding equity awards, post-closing integration issues, and related gotchas. Learn about best practices to protect yourself and maximize opportunities for success. The panel will also hold an open Q & A session, so come armed with your questions.
Brandon Gantus – Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Wendy Jennings, CEP – Director, Global Stock Operations/M&A Stock & Payroll, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Session II: Divorce, Death & Despair
A myriad of complex reporting, stock administration and tax issues may arise when a public company executive officer’s equity holdings and stock awards are split in a divorce or are subject to a death. Come hear two experienced practitioners provide a clear overview of these issues and how best to address and resolve them.
Speaker: Justin “JT” Ho-Senior Associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe