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Jones Day’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation lawyers have been devising innovative ways to address clients' compensation and benefits concerns—with a focus on achieving client goals, preserving client flexibility, and minimizing risks—for more than 50 years.

Using our multi-disciplinary team approach, more than 50 experienced compensation and benefits attorneys around the globe work with each other, and with lawyers from such related practices as Labor & Employment and Capital Markets, to provide seamless "real world" advice to clients when and where needed. With the depth and diversity of our lawyers and our client base, Jones Day applies a wealth of targeted experience to help clients work through difficult problems.

Compensation and benefits issues play a central role as global economic problems and opportunities unfold. Jones Day lawyers are positioned to anticipate problems before they happen or, when disputes arise, to serve as dedicated advocates for our clients' positions.


 

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Group Presentations
Jones Day and Bernstein Global Wealth Management Pre-sale and Pre-IPO Liquidity Panel, September 18, 2013
From Having It All to Leaning In: Career Advancement, Work-Life Balance, and the Realities of Being a Woman Lawyer in the 21st Century, Jones Day Silicon Valley, June 4, 2013
Affordable Care Act - Getting Ready to Pay or Play: ACA Compliance for Smaller and Growing Employers, May 30, 2013
Affordable Care Act - Getting Ready to Pay or Play: ACA Implementation for "Large" Employers, May 29, 2013
PLI's ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2013, February 6, 2013
 
Past Seminar Materials
PLI's ERISA: The Evolving World 2013, August 5, 2013
 
 
Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

The First Circuit Fires a Shot Across the Bow of Private Equity Funds: Too Much Control of Portfolio Companies May Lead to Pension Plan Withdrawal Liability
Lisa Gonsior Laukitis,David G. Marks, December 05, 2013
Few areas of law are as confusing—or as important to understand—as the growing intersection of employment and bankruptcy law. In recent years, funding shortfalls in multi-employer pension plans, which cover roughly 20 percent of U.S. workers with defined-benefit plans, have increased...

Dealing with the Affordable Care Act in Labor Contract Negotiations: Part II: The Looming Excise (a.k.a., Cadillac) Tax
, November 07, 2013
The Affordable Care Act ("ACA") imposes new taxes and fees on employers that will affect bargaining over health benefits. Some of these new costs, such as the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Fee and the Transitional Reinsurance Program applicable to plan issuers and sponsors,...

What's the Deal? The Affordable Care Act in Labor Contract Negotiations
, October 29, 2013
The Affordable Care Act ("ACA") infuses new complexities into collective bargaining negotiations over health insurance benefits. In past years, the challenge for many employers at the bargaining table has been to control escalating health insurance costs and to shift an increasing share...

The SEC's Proposed Pay Ratio Rules: Requiring Disclosures with Real Costs and Illusory Benefits
Lyle G. Ganske,Jennifer C. Lewis,Robert A. Profusek,Lizanne Thomas, September 27, 2013
The SEC has proposed the pay ratio disclosure rules required by Dodd-Frank, more than three years after the statute's enactment and after its receipt of hundreds of substantive comment letters from trade groups, companies, unions, and investors. The proposal was accompanied by strongly worded...

Employer Wellness Programs: What Financial Incentives Are Permitted Under the Law?
, August 05, 2013
The rising cost of health care is a serious concern for employers who provide health benefits to their employees. In 1960, health care spending accounted for 5 percent of the United States' Gross Domestic Product ("GDP"). As of 2008, it had risen to 17 percent. By 2018, health care...

To Rank or Not to Rank: The UK Supreme Court Decision in Lehman/Nortel
John J. Papadakis,Michael Rutstein, July 29, 2013
In a much-awaited judgment, the UK Supreme Court has decided that the liability of a company in administration or liquidation to contribute to an under-funded pension fund following a Financial Support Direction or a Contribution Notice is a provable debt ranking equally with other unsecured...

The Affordable Care Act's "Play or Pay" Decision: How Do You Handle Contingent Workers Hired Through a Staffing Agency?
, July 22, 2013
Companies that use third parties to handle some or all of their staffing needs have special considerations in determining how to address the new Affordable Care Act's "play or pay" regime that requires employers to offer health coverage to full-time employees or risk paying a tax penalty....

The Supreme Court's DOMA Decision: Impact of the Changing Definition of "Spouse" on Employee Benefits
, July 18, 2013
On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of United States v. Windsor, holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA") is unconstitutional (the "Windsor Decision").