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Human Resource and Accounting Intricacies Associated with Performance Equity: How to Make the Best Use of Them in your Company
Today more than ever before, many financial executives are asking how to manage and reduce the overall expenses associated with stock-based compensation. One of these methods is vesting the options upon the fulfillment of performance criteria that are not time-based (also known as ""performance options"").
This session will be addressing the Human Resource and Accounting Intricacies associated with Performance Equity and how you can make the best use of them in your company.
Beyond Borders: The Evolution of Equity Plan Administration Technology
In today's increasingly global world, equity plans are no longer confined to one country or region of the world, and fortunately, neither is the administrative technology that supports them.
This session is an in depth look at different types of share purchase and share save plans. We will do a compare and contrast of US style plans versus EU style Plans and their differing issues. We will address who is using them, where they are being used and why. We will look into the design features such as matching shares, holding periods, leverage features etc. and how they are being used in different countries and for what purpose. We will do a case study of Equinix, a US based company issuing equity to worldwide employees.
The Saint-Gobain 2009 Worldwide Free Shares Plan: Giving All Our Employees A Stake In The Group’s Success And Profits
The Labor of Global Equity
The panel of experts will include speakers from Facebook, Halliburton and Orrick. The panel will take an in depth look at the employment and labor law issues that both long established and high growth companies are confronted with when granting equity compensation globally. The panel will set out some of key employment and HR driven challenges and provide practical examples of legal, administrative and HR management solutions. The panel will also explore how different solutions may be appropriate for companies at different points during their corporate growth and expansion.
This session will delve into the rapid change in the regulation of remuneration in the financial services sector driven by the Capital Requirements Directive III, which all 27 EU Member States are required to implement by 1 Jan, 2011.
Comprised of two consecutive sessions, the first will feature a panel of lawyers from Baker & McKenzie presenting on the technical aspects of CRD III. The second session will feature a practitioner panel of senior managers discussing the impact of the new regulations on plan design, policies and practices and employee communications.
Own It!: Covidien ESPP Case Study
During this session, we will present a case study of an extensive employee education campaign that Covidien undertook to increase participation in its Employee Stock Purchase Plan by non-US employees. To reverse the trend of continued low participation in its ESPP by non-US participants (despite a generous 15% employer match), Covidien invested significant time and resources in 2010 to help its non-US employees understand the pros and cons of enrolling in the Covidien Global Stock Purchase Plan.
Tips and Tricks for Mergers/Acquisitions
Oracle has acquired and integrated the stock plans of over 20 large companies in the past few years and, as such, we have learned a lot of great tips and tricks on how best to handle the acquisition of a target company. During this session, we will provide an overview of our best practices guide, which we use as a checklist in acquisition, making the integration of the stock plans, equity awards and employees of a target company run smoothly, even for large acquisitions.