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Startup Compensation: Tips To Avoid Liability And Keep Your Investors Happy (Video)
There are many ways to run afoul of labor laws and spook your investors—one of the most common for startups is "creative" pay practices. In this video, Fenwick employment
United States
3 Sep 2019
Is My New Hire an Employee Or A Contractor? Key Factors For Startups To Consider (Video)
Employee or contractor? It can be a confusing question that startups often grapple with, or ignore, as they grow. In this video
United States
3 Sep 2019
New York Employers: Prepare For Changes To Harassment, Discrimination And Equal Rights Laws
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on August 12 signed into law new legislation expanding employee protections against discrimination and harassment
United States
15 Aug 2019
Washington State Imposes Limits On Non-Compete Agreements
Washington is the latest state to shake up the non-competition landscape.
United States
2 Jul 2019
IRS Filing And Reporting Requirements For ISO Exercises And ESPP Stock Transfers For 2019
This client alert is intended to remind you of certain 2018 year-end reporting requirements under Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code)
United States
24 Jan 2019
IRS Issues New Guidance On Section 83(i)
The test is not whether 80 percent received either options or RSUs.
United States
27 Dec 2018
How To Structure A Secondary So It Doesn't Count As Compensation
As employee tender offers increase in frequency, so too has the scrutiny applied by auditors. Among the questions asked during these reviews: Is a buyback a straightforward sale of stock,
United States
11 Dec 2018
New California Law Requires Representation Of Women On Public Company Boards
Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law on Sept. 30 that requires publicly held companies headquartered in California to include women directors on their board of directors.
United States
5 Oct 2018
New 162(m) Guidance: IRS Notice 2018-68 Clarifies Scope Of Tax Reform And Transition Rules
Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code denies a tax deduction to a public company for compensation paid to certain individuals—called "covered employees"—to the extent that the compensation paid
United States
3 Sep 2018
SEC Increases Rule 701 Disclosure Threshold And Issues Concept Release Regarding Modernization Of Compensatory Securities Offerings
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously voted on July 18 to adopt final amendments to Rule 701, which provides private companies an exemption from registration...
United States
25 Jul 2018
409A Guidance On Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans For Beginners
Section 409A penalizes certain compensation structures where a service provider receives a right to payment of compensation in a later taxable year.
United States
4 Jun 2018
California Supreme Court Dramatically Reshapes California Worker Classification Laws
The California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, imposing a simplified but more burdensome test that businesses ...
United States
11 May 2018
409A Guidance On Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans - Compliance Strategies
Section 409A is intended to regulate deferred compensation arrangements. It was enacted, in part...
United States
15 Mar 2018
SCOTUS Narrows Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections, May Trigger Increased Reports To The SEC
In a unanimous ruling in Digital Realty Trust v. Somers, the U.S. Supreme Court has narrowed whistleblower protections in the Dodd-Frank Act that shield employees who report potential securities law violations.
United States
27 Feb 2018
Grubhub Prevails In Driver Classification Case, Ruling Offers Insights For On-Demand Economy
In a long-awaited decision, a San Francisco federal judge ruled that GrubHub properly classified a delivery driver as an independent contractor.
United States
27 Feb 2018
IRS Filing And Reporting Requirements For ISO Exercises And ESPP Stock Transfers
This client alert is intended to remind you of certain 2017 year-end reporting requirements under Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code), with respect to stock issued to employees ...
United States
16 Jan 2018
Equity Compensation Rules Continue To Change In Latest Proposed Tax Reform Bill
The tax reform bill passed by the Senate early Saturday morning, December 2, in a 51-49 vote contained a number of last-minute amendments which, among other things ...
United States
7 Dec 2017
Revised Senate Tax Reform Bill Represents Win for Technology Sector
Paving the way for a net-win for technology companies, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) released a modified chairman's mark to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ...
United States
20 Nov 2017
Fenwick's Top Articles On Privacy, Patent Venue, Index Rules, SCOTUS And More
Recent months have brought important business, legal and regulatory developments. We analyzed Fenwick's client alerts and rounded up the most popular ones with our readers ...
United States
7 Nov 2017
What You Should Know When Establishing A 401(K) Plan: A Guide For New Plan Sponsors
Setting up a new 401(k) plan seems like it should be simple. Many companies offer a 401(k) plan to their employees, and prospective plan sponsors appear to have a substantial variety of vendors ...
United States
3 Nov 2017
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