Gunster shareholder Art Meyers recently authored a chapter on U.S. Employee Incentives that was featured in the Legal 500: Employee Incentives 2nd Edition Country Comparative Guide. The article provides an in-depth explanation of the U.S. tax, securities and other design considerations that must be taken into account whenever a foreign parent extends it share incentive plans to its US employees.
Meyers advises boards of directors and compensation committees on all matters relating to executive compensation, including employment, severance, and change of control agreements. He also represents domestic and international public and closely-held entities on the tax, corporate, employment and securities law aspects of equity compensation plans.
Read the full chapter here: Art Meyers Chapter on US Employee Incentives