Current Oppenheimer Recruitment Deal

From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:eccleston-law-offices-ar

Oppenheimer has marketed a recruitment deal to financial advisors which consists of an upfront cash payment between 25% to 75%. Additionally, the hurdles in order to meet back-end production goals under the deal are:

·         Year 1: Hurdle – 60% of assets

Payout bonus: 20% of production

·         Year 2: Hurdle – 90% of assets and revenue

Payout bonus: 20% of production

All proposed deals are negotiable and reflected in numerous agreements such as promissory note and employment agreements. Reps should retain qualified legal counsel to review those documents in advance of committing to transition to a new firm.

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