Jamison Klang

Jamison Klang

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

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Now’s the Time to Review Compensation Arrangements Relating to Unvested Rights

Correction of Errors before Year End Could Avoid Costly 409A Penalties - Sometimes overlooked is the fact that many employment, severance and change-of-control agreements are subject to U.S. Internal Revenue Code...more

10/6/2015 - Change of Control Deferred Compensation Directors Foreign Corporations Foreign Entities IRC IRS Multinationals Section 409A Severance Agreements

Immediate Action Required for Employers that Provided Transit Benefits to Employees in 2014

On December 19, 2014, President Obama signed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (“TIPA”), which in part retroactively increases the monthly limit for employer-provided transit benefits to $250 from $130 (the same...more

1/16/2015 - Commuter Tax Benefits Corporate Counsel Fringe Benefits Reimbursements

Preparing for the 2015 Proxy Season

Similar to last year, there are no new disclosure requirements which need to be reflected in this year’s proxy statement; however, with ongoing shareholder activism and the desire of companies to communicate effectively with...more

1/13/2015 - Bylaws Corporate Governance Equity Compensation Executive Compensation Glass Lewis Greenhouse Gas Emissions IPO ISS Political Contributions Proxy Season Public Disclosure Reporting Requirements SEC Shareholder Activism Shareholder Proposals Shareholders Voting Rights

Supreme Court Rejection of Duty of Prudence Presumption—What Does it Mean for Retirement Plans?

On June 25, 2014, the Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, ruled in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer that there is no “presumption” of prudence extended to fiduciaries of employer stock ownership plans (“ESOPs”) in...more

6/30/2014 - ERISA ESOP Fiduciary Duty FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Fifth Third Mortgage Company SCOTUS Stock Drop Litigation US Bancorp

IRS Begins 409A Audit Initiative

IRS representatives have recently announced that the IRS has begun a compliance initiative project to check compliance with section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code (“409A”). ...more

5/23/2014 - Audits Compliance Deferred Compensation IRS Section 409A

Survey of Current Benefits Issues

In This Presentation: - Affordable Care Act - Affordable Care Act: Fees and Taxes 2015 – Employer Shared Responsibility Fee - Forms for Reporting Fees - Retirement Plan Errors - Overview - Retirement Plan...more

5/22/2014 - Affordable Care Act Employee Benefits Employer Mandates Equity Compensation Incentive Compensation Income Taxes IRS ISOs Reporting Requirements Retirement Plan Section 409A Shared Responsibility Rule Stock Options

Avoiding the Top Retirement Plan Mistakes - Checklist

In This Presentation: - Eligibility Errors - Vesting Errors - Compensation Errors - Distribution Errors - Loan Errors - Testing Errors - Other Errors and Things to Consider Excerpt from...more

5/22/2014 - Employee Benefits Retirement Retirement Plan

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