Narendra Acharya focuses his practice on matters relating to US and international employee benefits and executive compensation — including global stock plans and pensions, as well as matters pertaining to pensions, executive compensation and employment issues in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Acharya has particular expertise dealing with cross-border compensation issues, including issues raised in corporate reorganizations and inversion transactions.
Mr. Acharya assists US and non-US companies – both publicly traded and private – in the design and implementation of employee stock plans. He has extensive experience advising clients on income tax, social security, payroll withholding and reporting, local corporate tax deduction, employment law, securities and other regulatory issues applicable to equity awards in numerous jurisdictions. Mr. Acharya advises companies on the application of deferred compensation rules under Code Sections 409A and 457A, as well as a broad range of tax and compensation issues related to international mobile employees.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association - Executive Compensation Subcommittee
- National Association of Stock Plan Professionals
- Global Equity Organization
Illinois~United States (2002)
New York~United States (1996)
Cornell Law School
University of Windsor
(Bachelor of Commerce Honors)
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