Structuring “co-CEO” Arrangements: A Guide for General Counsel


Michael Peregrine, with contributions from Ralph DeJong, co-authored this bylined article on “co-CEO” arrangements and other structures designed to facilitate shared senior executive authority to help resolve sensitive senior leadership relationships and transitions. Such arrangements involve “a number of unique legal, tax, human resources/compensation, governance and interpersonal considerations,” the authors wrote, meaning that establishing them “will benefit from the close input of the general counsel.”