International share schemes and incentives

International share schemes and incentives guidance:

The challenges of a changing landscape for companies offering share plans globally Offering share plans internationally, understanding the different jurisdictional legal...

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Companies in both the US and the UK have a long history of involving employees in equity ownership, and both countries have provided tax breaks and implemented other...

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Background Unlike the UK, the USA has not adopted a unified corporate governance code for its public corporations. Instead corporate governance requirements are derived...

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Publicly held companies often grant equity awards to executives and other key employees (and, in many cases, even to fairly low-level employees) to align their interests...

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US privately held companies often like to incentivise their executives and other key employees through equity compensation grants, in order to better align their...

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Employers frequently grant equity awards and cash bonuses to incentivise key employees. The first part of this Practice Note focuses on key considerations with awards...

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This Practice Note provides a brief introduction to the equity and incentive compensation plans and agreements that US startups often use to attract and retain key...

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This Practice Note provides a broad overview of the application of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to employee incentive arrangements in the UK. After a brief...

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This Practice Note provides a broad overview of: • the Intergovernmental Agreement between the UK and the US to improve international tax compliance and to implement...

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Click here to download the latest Corporate Governance 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered...

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Click here to download the latest Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following...

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Click here to download the latest Executive compensation and employee benefits 2018 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following...

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Click here to download the latest Shareholder Activism & Engagement 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions...

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What is an LLC and how is it different to other forms of business organisation? A limited liability company (LLC) is a legal form of business organisation in US. A US LLC...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Following recommendations of the Office of Tax Simplification and an HMRC consultation, the...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Following recommendations of the Office of Tax Simplification and an HMRC consultation, the...

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Introduction This Practice Note discusses the taxation of internationally mobile employees and directors in relation to employment-related securities (ERS) charged to tax...

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Introduction This Practice Note discusses the taxation of internationally mobile employees and directors in relation to securities options (options) charged to tax within...

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Companies offering share plans to their international employees need to balance the objectives of their employee share plan with the regulatory and tax demands of global...

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This Practice Note summarises the taxation of internationally mobile employees and directors in relation to securities options (Options) charged to tax within Chapter 5...

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The Practice Note is organized in the following sections: • Fundamentals of ESPPs: • ESPP qualification requirements • Optional ESPP terms and design considerations • Tax...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the rules governing the executive compensation deduction limitation under section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), as...

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Background Under Article 3(1) of Directive 2004/39/EC, the EU Prospectus Directive (PD), and section 85(1) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000), it is...

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Produced in partnership with Lisa Spearman of Mercer and Hole and Emma Loveday of Wedlake Bell LLP The UK’s first formal tax residency test for individuals known as the...

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Scope of this Practice Note Transfer pricing relates to the pricing of goods, services, funds and assets provided within a group and between connected parties. As the...

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Whether a company is privately or public held, many reasons favour designing compensation arrangements to feature equity compensation. Compensation tied to the value of...

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