The Esop Centre’s fourth British Isles share schemes symposium was run as an online event over three days: March 23, 24 and 25 2021. Thank you to everyone who attended. A full report is available in the April 2021 issue of newspad.
The online event comprises three, hour-long, live ‘webclaves’ with the speaker panel discussing the topic of the day, with delegates able to interact live. Supporting material for each webclave, featuring the speakers’ pre-recorded presentations, will be released a week before the relevant live panel session.
The programme will be based on that of the 2020 Symposium with each webclave focussing on one section of the original programme:
Day 1 – Webclave: All-Employee Share Plans And Share Plan Regulation
Speakers: Baker McKenzie, Pett Franklin, Computershare & EQ
Day 2 – Webclave: Executive Equity Incentives
Speakers: Deloitte, Linklaters & Willis Towers Watson
Day 3 – Webclave: Employee Share Ownership Opportunities For Smaller Companies
Speakers: Bird & Bird, David Craddock, Doyle Clayton & Rm2 Partnership
The programme includes: Employee share plans-Understanding the participation decision; How do you ensure that all employee plans (Sharesave and SIP) continue to be relevant and provide benefits for today’s workforce?; CSOP, the forgotten discretionary share scheme; unlocking its potential and avoiding its hidden pitfalls; Cashfow crisis – paying employees in shares rather than cash; Hard and soft law changes affecting directors’ remuneration; The changing landscape of investor and corporate governance expectations; Top pay, incentives and the pressing ESG agenda; Why the Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) is booming; The EOT Structure in March 2021 – where we are now; Valuing SMEs, so that shares can be issued; Growth Shares: curing share scheme malaise with synthetic exits.
The programme can be viewed in the event brochure.
Share plan provider/adviser: members £250, non-members £425
Trustees: members £225, non-members £395
Delegates from plan issuer companies may attend free of charge
To reserve your place at the symposium please contact the team at email@example.com or call +44 (0)207 562 0586
*All prices are subject to UK standard rate VAT for UK based participants
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