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Category Archives: Executive compensation

When An Executive Is Fired

What is the American executive who just has been terminated without Cause entitled to receive, if anything?

The detailed answer varies according to the executive’s particular situation, but the general answer is:  whatever the executive is entitled to receive either Read More

The Importance of Preserving the Attorney-Client Privilege

Executive compensation and employment attorneys deal with C-suite executives who are smart, knowledgeable about their own businesses and areas of expertise, and generally quite sophisticated. As a result, it is easy to assume that these same executives have extensive experience with lawyers... Read More

The New York City Human Rights Law – Expanded Protections

Employment lawyers and executive compensation attorneys have long been aware that in terms of protecting employees from discrimination, the New York City Human Rights Law has a far broader reach than any single Federal statute or, indeed, any combination of Federal statutes.... Read More

Permitted Deferred Compensation for the C-Suite Executive

Many senior executives are looking for ways to enhance retirement benefits while cutting levels of taxable income. Deferred compensation accounts allow an immediate reduction in current income taxes, an accumulation of investment earnings on a tax-deferred basis, and are... Read More