This podcast brings you highlights from the session Negotiating Service Agreements and Incentive and Equity Agreements for Senior Executives and Founders Moving to a New Role at the International Forum of Senior Executive Advisers (IFSEA) International Conference on Risk, Reward and Reputation Management Issues for Senior Executives and Founders on 4 February in London.
Moderator Beth Hale (CM Murray LLP, UK) and panellists Michèle Stutz (MME Legal, Switzerland), Inez Anderson (Smith & Williamson LLP, UK), Carl-Fredrik Hedenström (Morris Law AB, Sweden), Charles Wynn-Evans (Dechert LLP, UK) and Neal Jacobs (Jacobs Law Group, US) discuss the following:
- The importance of consistently and properly documenting equity and other incentive arrangements;
- Managing negotiations when there are complex cross-border issues and/or cultural sensitivities to navigate; and
- Know when to pick your battles! The delicate balancing act between negotiating the best possible deal and maintaining good relations with a new employer.
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