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ESOP Summer School 16: ESOP Law & COVID-19

Welcome to our third annual EO/ESOP Podcast Summer School series. We've selected some of our favorite episodes over the past year to bring you all summer long. We're going to spend the summer catching our breath and recharging our batteries. We're also going to be wearing masks and practicing social distancing.

In this episode, Mark Kossow, Esq. of Clark Hill PLC joined host Bret Keisling to discuss many ESOP legal issues including pausing ESOP transaction closings, layoffs and furloughs and the 409(p) test, and Plan changes to manage distributions.

You can hear the original March 31, 2020 release of this episode in Episode106: Mark Kossow, Esq. - ESOP Law & COVID-19.

To hear more about Mark Kossow, listen to Mini-cast 19: Mark Kossow joins Clark Hill.


Summer School 16 Show Notes

About Clark Hill

Clark Hill is a multidisciplinary, international law firm that draws on our attorneys’ comprehensive industry and policy knowledge and a global network of industry advisors and subject-matter experts to provide innovative legal solutions and client-service excellence worldwide.

About Mark Kossow

A nationally recognized authority on ESOPs, Mark Kossow counsels companies, shareholders, directors, banks and trustees on both transactional and non-transactional ESOP-related issues. Kossow’s transactional experience includes representing clients in leveraged and non-leveraged ESOP transactions, such as stock purchases, leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. His non-transactional ESOP experience includes advising companies with regard to corporate governance issues, succession planning, ESOP plan design and compliance, and ERISA fiduciary issues.

Contact The EsOp Podcast

We'd love to hear from you! To contact us, find us on Facebook at KEISOP, LLC and on Twitter @ESOPPodcast. To reach Bret, with one "T", email, on LinkedIn at Bret Keisling, and most actively on Twitter at @EO_Bret. Again, that's one "T". This podcast has been produced by The KEISOP Group, technical assistance provided by Third Circle, Inc. and BitsyPlus Design. Original music composed by Max Keisling, archival podcast material edited and produced by Brian Keisling.

Standard Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are my own and don't represent those of my own firms or the organizations to which I belong. Nothing in the podcast should be construed as guidance or advice of any kind in any field and the fact that I mentioned an organizational website or an advocate or a company on a podcast does not reflect an endorsement, but if you've heard your name or your group's name mentioned on this podcast, I'd love to have you come on and talk about it yourself.


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