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Litigation Solutions | Compliance

Litigation Solutions

Top law firms in the United States rely upon our compensation experience for expert witness testimony and litigation support. Qualified as an expert witness in federal and state courts, IRS proceedings, and arbitration, Grahall provides guidance on a range of topics including:

  • Employment agreements
  • Severance arrangements
  • Reasonableness of compensation levels
  • Valuation of stock awards and employment restrictions
  • Cash incentive arrangements
  • Expected career earnings
  • Compensation Committee process and independence of members
  • Appropriate performance measures and payouts

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Compliance Audits & Regulatory Reviews

Grahall provides services specific to regulatory compliance and technical assistance when interpreting changes in tax, accounting, and/or securities law and their impact on program design and operation. These services include, but are not limited to, the review of plan documents, change-in-control arrangements, severance agreements, stock arrangements, and other compensation, benefits, retirement, and employee relations plans.

Our consultants are actuaries, lawyers, accountants, and tax specialists. All of our senior Consulting Partners have more than 25 years of experience.

Compliance services include:

  • Tax analysis (162(m), IRC Section 409(a))
  • Accounting analysis (FAS No. 123R)
  • Securities law compliance
  • Incentive plan approvals
  • Change-in-control planning
  • Change-in-control excise tax
  • Actuarial valuations
  • ERISA Plan Compliance
  • FLSA
  • Compensation discussion and analysis