Talking Stock Podcast
About This Show
Hosted by Baker & McKenzie’s leading Global Equity Services Practice, the “Talking Stock” podcast series provides expert insight and practical tips on how to address the latest global equity issues that pose the greatest risks, or present the greatest opportunities, for your company’s global equity program.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 10 - Sovereignty is Key — Why Equity Compensation is NOT Local Employment Compensation
Brian Wydajewski welcomes June Anne Burke — Global Equity Services Partner at Baker & McKenzie — to discuss how to properly structure equity compensation awards outside of the United States. In this 10-episode series of Talking Stock, Baker & McKenzie's Global Equity Services Practice outlines 10 strategies to maximize the rewards and mitigate the risks of your global equity program. Key Takeaways: [0:58] Esq. Burke describes the basic categories of employment related concerns when granting equity awards in other countries. [4:07] Certain countries and regions of the world carry more employment-related risks than others — including, but not limited to, Latin America. [5:10] The best ways to address employment-related risks is to ensure the distinction between the U.S. based parent company and its non-U.S. affiliate is very clear. [7:59] Best practices with regards to new employment in conjunction with non-U.S. equity awards are explained. [11:16] Esq. Wydajewski summarizes the key aspects of structuring equity compensation outside of the U.S. and introduces the next episode. Mentioned in This Episode: Baker & McKenzie Disclaimer: Baker & McKenzie International is a Swiss Verein with member law firms around the world. In accordance with the common terminology used in professional service organizations, reference to a "partner" means a person who is a partner, or equivalent, in such a law firm. Similarly, reference to an "office" means an office of any such law firm. This may qualify as "Attorney Advertising" requiring notice in some jurisdictions. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Before you send e-mail to Baker & McKenzie, please be aware that your communications with us through this message will not create a lawyer-client relationship with us. Do not send us any informati