Executive Recruitment and Departures: Employment Law and Executive Compensation Issues

Torys LLP
79 Wellington Street West, 33rd floor
Toronto, Ontario M5K 1N2

November 11, 2014 08:00 - 09:30 ET

In this session, we will address employment law, executive compensation and practical considerations to take into account in the hiring and departure of senior executives. We will cover the following topics:

  • Executive compensation arrangements with a new executive, including deferred compensation plans, equity grants and supplemental pension arrangements
  • Key terms to include in executive employment agreements
  • Cross-border issues when hiring foreign nationals
  • Managing an executive departure
    • Notice obligations on resignation
    • Severance arrangements
    • Key terms to include in a separation agreement
    • Ongoing assistance with projects/litigation
    • Communication with stakeholders
    • Required board actions
    • Transition issues
  • Post-employment obligations: fiduciary duties and restrictive covenants

Meet the Speakers