The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the laws and regulations of Employee Incentives practice across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about incentive plans, share options, compensation and legal requirements.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Mahesh Varia of Travers Smith.

1st Edition | Published: February 2019

Hot Topic: Exercise of discretion in share plans: can discretion ever be absolute?

There are a number of occasions when a company operating a share plan will need to exercise its discretion.  On grant, a decision needs to be made as to who will receive an award, how many shares will be subject to it and what other conditions (such as those relating to vesting and performance) will …

Brazil

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China

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Colombia

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Ecuador

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France

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Germany

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Italy

Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati

Japan

Atsumi & Sakai

Mexico

Sánchez Devanny

Norway

Deloitte Advokatfirma AS

Portugal

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Romania

DLA PIPER DINU SCA

Spain

DLA Piper Spain S.L.U.

The Netherlands

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Turkey

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United Kingdom

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United States

Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP