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Cadwalader's Executive Compensation & Benefits Group advises clients on a full range of issues affecting executive compensation and benefits decisions. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, we provide insightful, strategic guidance on issues affecting human capital, including control, retention and separation arrangements, equity-based compensation programs, incentive plans, executive retirement programs, deferred compensation plans and retirement and welfare benefit plans. Our ERISA Group counsels clients on the fiduciary standards of ERISA and similar laws, as well as the tax aspects of employee benefit plan investments. Our team helps ensure that the products and services made available to the employee benefit plan market comply with applicable legal requirements, and advises clients in connection with the application of the ERISA fiduciary responsibility provisions.