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Victoria specializes in executive compensation and employee benefits. Her experience includes the drafting and design of compensation and benefit arrangements for US and multinational public and private companies including incentive and deferred compensation, bonus, stock option, profits interests, restricted stock and other equity and non-equity-based arrangements, including advising on benefits-related tax and securities law.
Victoria is also experienced in the drafting and negotiation of executive employment, severance, retention, change-in-control, non-competition and waiver and release agreements.
Victoria advises on a variety of compensation, benefit and employment issues raised in the context of corporate transactions, including merger, acquisition, joint venture and other business combinations and has worked on a number of notable cross-border transactions.
Victoria advises clients on compliance with ERISA fiduciary and plan asset requirements including the structure and offering of various securities and financial products, the formation and ongoing compliance of private equity and hedge funds, and compliance with ERISA's various prohibited transaction rules and exemptions.
IRS Issues Guidance on Offshore Deferred Compensation, Linklaters U.S. Tax Advisor, March 2009
International Equity Plan Offerings: Design and Compliance Issues, ALI-ABA Course of Study, June 2010