Employment & Benefits partner Ryan Liebl and associate Katie Dean (both Chicago) have contributed a chapter to Wolters Kluwer’s 2016 Employment Law Update. Their chapter, “Executive Compensation: Navigating the Taxation of Compensatory Transfers of Equity Ownership to Employees,” covers topics including:

  • Taxation of the transfer of property pursuant to Section 83 of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Taxation of the promise to transfer property in the future pursuant to Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Transfer of interests in a partnership
  • Trap issues to consider in structuring equity compensation grants