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We have real insight and up-to-date knowledge of current market equity and reward trends.

Staying on top of frequent changes in legislation and market practice is a crucial part of any employer's business and fundamental to managing reputational risk, particularly for remuneration committees. Our global team of over 120 incentives experts, based across our network of more than 40 offices specialises in the key aspects of this area such as tax, company, securities and regulatory law, and monitors market practice developments.

We regularly advise on the operation of share plans in approximately 75 jurisdictions, ranging from Azerbaijan to Australia. Our global offices and our network of relationship firms enables us to offer our clients outstanding global coverage. We work seamlessly in collaboration with our employment, corporate and banking colleagues to ensure that our clients receive the highest quality advice. Experienced in share plan design, we regularly advise clients on the impact of corporate transactions on share plans. Our proactive analysis of market practice and data enables us to provide our clients with practical and commercial expert advice. 

We are constantly seeking ways to be innovative and develop online tools to assist our clients to work as efficiently as possible. This includes our leading product Global Shareweb.

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Publications: 12 October 2023

Podcast: Annual reports and AGMs – planning for the coming season

In this podcast our team of A&O experts bring you up to speed with the key issues company secretaries and their teams need to think about when preparing for their next Annual Report and AGM, and…

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Publications: 30 May 2023

The Pensions Gender Gap: what it is and how to fix it

Did you know that the Pensions Gender Gap is estimated to be twice the size of the Gender Pay Gap?

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Blog Post: 08 March 2023

New U.S. DOJ guidance on executive compensation, personal devices and ephemeral messaging

Executive compensation and the use of personal devices and ephemeral messaging are the key focus areas of new U.S. Department of Justice policies and guidance.  We consider the changes and how…

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Publications: 21 December 2022

Gender diversity on corporate boards

What to expect from the new EU Women on Boards Directive, including the practical changes for your management structure and the impact on the national legislation of each Member State.

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