HR considerations when selling a business

Torys webinar

May 19, 2021 12:00 - 13:00

Whether you’re looking to buy a business or you’re looking to sell, there are a plethora of human resources issues that need to be considered before deal negotiations begin. Join Torys’ lawyers for this series as they unpack some of the key HR issues both purchasers and vendors need to be aware of when planning for transformative deals.  

As management prepares an organization for a sale transaction, it’s critical that due consideration is given to the key HR issues that will arise before and amidst the negotiations. Torys’ Toronto and New York lawyers as they explore both the Canadian and U.S. HR issues that management needs to consider when readying itself for sale, including executive compensation, pensions issues and other employment matters. In particular, the panel will discuss the following: 

  • Sale transaction considerations from an employment law perspective
  • Retaining key employees pre-transaction through change of control and retention agreements
  • Equity-based compensation considerations
  • Navigating pension and benefit obligations and transitions through a transaction

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT presentation
11:45 a.m. EDT webinar opens

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New York: This program contains 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice Credit.
Ontario: This program is eligible for up to 1.0 Substantive Hour.

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