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Breaking Up is Hard To Do: Practical Tips for Minimizing the Risks Associated with Executive Level Terminations and Business Divorces

By:

Ashley S. Kelly & Henry M. Perlowski

Submitted by Firm:
Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Firm Contacts:
Edward Cadagin, Henry M. Perlowski, Teri A. Simmons
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Arnall Golden Gregory LLP's Employment practice recently presented "Breaking Up is Hard To Do: Practical Tips for Minimizing the Risks Associated with Executive Level Terminations and Business Divorces."

Partners Ashley S. Kelly and Henry M. Perlowski discussed the following key topics during the one hour presentation:

How Can You Best Prepare For An Executive Termination?

  • Anticipating the break up on the front end – key contractual provisions to include 
  • Conducting a real investigation that will be defensible in litigation 
  • Effectively dealing with any “due process” rights 
  • Proactively transitioning business relationships


How Can You Best Prepare For A Business Divorce?

  • Ensuring that your governance documents contemplate all aspects of a break-up 
  • Anticipating minority shareholder fiduciary complaints 
  • Controlling the divorce from a business and litigation perspective


How Can You Prepare For Competition By Your Former Executives And Owners?

  • Making sure your confidential information really is confidential 
  • Understanding the true scope of prohibited competition 
  • Being proactive and targeted in addressing potential competition

Please follow the links below to access the presentation materials: