James Jaques#2293

James Jaques

James has over 15 years' experience advising companies on the adoption, implementation and operation of employee incentive plans. He has drafted and advised on plans for listed multinationals headquartered in Hong Kong, London and other financial centres as well as unlisted companies and private equity portfolio companies. He advises on tax, employment law, securities law, company law and corporate governance aspects of incentive plans and has co-ordinated advice on global launches of share plans in over 80 countries. James also has a substantial transactional practice, advising companies on the effects of corporate transactions on their incentive plans, including takeovers, IPOs, acquisitions and disposals, rights issues and demergers.
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The self-certification regime
The self-certification regime
Practice notes

This Practice Note looks at the self-certification system for tax-advantaged share plans, namely company share option plans, share incentive plans and save as you earn schemes. This Practice Note is produced in partnership with James Jaques & Mirit Ehrenstein of Linklaters.

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