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Tuesday, 27 October 2020
08:00-08:50 PDT
11:00-11:50 EDT
15:00-15:50 BST
16:00-16:50 CEST
23:00-23:50 HKT
02:00-02:50 AEST +1
Breakout Series XIX
Design and Strategy
Also suitable for Private Companies

Session Encore
with Live Speaker Q&A
Thursday, 29 October 2020
17:00-17:50 PDT
20:00-20:50 EDT
00:00-00:50 BST +1
01:00-01:50 CEST +1
08:00-08:50 HKT +1
11:00-11:50 AEST +1

19.3 Biased by Design

Governments and the public are calling for transparency; this has made it apparent that there is unintentional, purposeful, and institutionalized bias everywhere. As an industry, by the nature of our function, we aim to be inclusive. Perhaps this is not always the case. In this session, join the panelists as they identify where equity plans are inherently biased in design, approach, and application. This panel of experts will address the potential bias in age, gender, appetite for risk, length of service, and location for tax advantages/cultural nuances inherent in share plans. Learn all about the conscious and unconscious bias that we may hold and what it means for your workforce and equity plans. Find out how you can recognize these symptoms and apply the right treatment to make your stock plans fit for purpose. Find a higher calling for your equity compensation tools!
 
Janet Cooper OBE, Tapestry Compliance (UK)
Fiona Montgomery, Fidelity (UK)
Thomas Paleka, FGE, Gallagher (US)
Pat Sims, PJS Consultancy Services Limited (UK)