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.
News & insights
News: 05 MARCH 2021
Allen & Overy has advised Aviva on the disposal of its insurance businesses in Italy. The deal, announced on 4 March 2021, is one of the most significant M&A deals in the insurance sector in recent…Read more
Publications: 24 FEBRUARY 2021
The end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 has reshaped the landscape for employers. In our updated Q&As publication, we look at the impact for employment law and at considerations…Read more
Publications: 23 FEBRUARY 2021
Welcome to our quarterly pensions litigation briefing, designed to help pensions managers identify key risks in scheme administration, and trustees update their knowledge and understanding.Read more
Publications: 13 OCTOBER 2020
In this podcast our team of A&O experts cover the key issues company secretaries and their teams need to think about when preparing for their next AGM and Annual Report.Read more
A&O are at the forefront of the advice to financial institutions on their most complex and sensitive remuneration issues, including senior executive incentive arrangements. It is also a first port of call for many publicly listed and privately owned UK and international companies.
Legal 500, Employee Share Schemes, 2020
The team are delightful, I can't sing their praises highly enough.
Chambers UK 2020, Employee Share Schemes & Incentives Department
Regular updates and insight from across the employment sector. Employment talk shares with you our views and insights into the latest trends, risks and developments with HR boardroom issues and employment law and practice.
Pensions Talk blog
With workplace pension plans, employers and trustees want to know what everyone else is doing, and what to look out for in the day-to-day running of a pension scheme. We share experience, trends and tips on this blog.
Navigating Workplace Culture in a New Era