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British Isles symposium 2019

Date March 7, 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Centre’s third British Isles share schemes symposium at Travers Smith on Thursday March 7 2019 and helped to make it a great success.

Delegates took part in talks and debates on: employee equity plan case histories with focus on both large and SME UK companies which have employee equity arrangements in place; regulatory & compliance issues; latest developments in international share plans; interactive share plan communications; the impact of Brexit; employee equity trustee matters and shareholder activism over executive equity reward packages.

A full report of the day will feature in April’s newspad.

The event brochure, was sponsored by Zedra Guernsey and Estera.

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Estera company logo

Speakers included:

Colin Kendon of Bird & Bird; David Craddock of his eponymously named Consultancy Services; Martin MacLeod of Deloitte; Jennifer Rudman of EquinitiWilliam Franklin and Eva Simpson-Fryer of Pett Franklin; Sue Wilson and Elizabeth Bowdler of PwC; Sam O’Connor of Coconut with Robin Hartley of the RM2 Partnership; Nicholas Greenacre of White & Case; Damian Carnell of Willis Towers Watson; Elaine Graham of Zedra; and Elissavet Grout and Kevin Donegan of sponsor Travers Smith.


The Centre thanks Travers Smith for hosting the event.



practitioner members: £395 + vat

Practitioner non-members: £595 + vat

delegates from plan issuer companies will be admitted free of charge.

All attendance fees quoted above are subject to UK VAT rates

To reserve your place at the symposium please contact the team at events@esopcentre.com or call  +44 (0)207 239 4971


All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions.



Zedra is an independent, global specialist in Trust, Corporate, Employer Solutions and Fund Services who are based in 14 key jurisdictions across Europe, Asia, Oceania and the Americas. 

The Zedra Employer Solutions team, established over 20 years ago provides specialist trustee and administration services to a wide variety of employee share ownership plans. 

Its clients include FTSE 100, 250 and internationally listed companies as well as private companies and private equity-backed companies.

Its team is recognised and valued by Zedra’s clients and its advisers for their extensive legal and tax compliance expertise as well as their ability to handle complex transactional company life cycle events.

Zedra’s motto is “We believe in doing more, so that our clients can.”



Estera is a leading global provider of fiduciary and administration services.

Established for over 40 years, Estera provides corporate, trust, fund and accounting services to clients across the world. It has over 550 highly qualified professionals across 11 jurisdictions: Bermuda, BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Jersey, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius and United Kingdom.

Estera collaborates with clients and their advisers to deliver smart, considered and most of all practical solutions, whether in a single location or across multiple jurisdictions.  Commercial focus, attention to detail and responsiveness coupled with a resolute commitment to the delivery of service excellence, is what sets them apart.

For more information, contact: Patrick Jones, group director  Tel: +44 1534 844 807    patrick.jones@estera.com    www.estera.com



March 7, 2019
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The Esop Centre
+44 (0)20 7562 0586


Travers Smith London
10 Snow Hill
London, EC1A 2AL United Kingdom
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