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Best Practices for Granting Global Equity Awards

From Our Equity Compensation Webinar Series

Each one-hour Webinar features an experienced authority in the field and discusses a requested topic.

This replay was recorded on August 28, 2013.

About This Meeting

We will focus companies on the issues which involve the greatest risks to companies or present the greatest opportunities to maximize the benefit of their global equity programs. In addition, we will suggest certain strategies which are intended to mitigate the biggest risks without creating exorbitant expense or effort for the company.

Learning objectives:
* Keep plan administration with parent company and minimize local involvement
* Prepare appropriate grant documents for grant recipients outside of the US
* Ensure compliance with tax withholding and reporting obligations (plus social tax)

This Webinar has already taken place. It is available as a free replay in the members-only area of this site.


Denise Glagau

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Baker & McKenzie LLP

Denise Glagau is a partner in the San Francisco office of Baker & McKenzie LLP and is a member of the Firm's Global Equity Services Group. She assists public and private companies in offering their employee equity and cash incentive plans around the world. Denise consults on plan design, tax considerations, securities filing and disclosure requirements, exchange control rules, labor law exposure, data privacy concerns and other compliance issues connected to offering such plans in different jurisdictions.

Denise is a member of the California State Bar and has an LL.B. from Dalhousie University Law School in Halifax, Canada and an LL.M. from Golden Gate University Law School in San Francisco, CA. She is a member of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals and the Global Equity Organization.

Alison Wright

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Hanson Bridgett LLP

Alison practices in the area of corporate and employee benefits law. Her practice focuses on the tax, securities, and ERISA aspects of executive and equity compensation, including nonqualified deferred compensation plans, stock compensation plans, employee stock purchase plans, change in control plans, as well as perquisite programs, executive employment, and severance agreements. For 18 years, she has been advising clients regarding their traditional employee benefit plans-including 401(k) and other retirement plans-health and welfare plans, and cafeteria plans.