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Global Incentives

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 in 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, as well as monitoring market practice developments.

In the past 12 months, we have advised 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 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 and also our more recently launched GlobalView online tool. 

 

News & insights

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Publications: 20 JANUARY 2020

Pensions: what's new this week - 20 January 2020

Welcome to your weekly update from the Allen & Overy Pensions team, bringing you up to speed on the latest legal and regulatory developments in the world of occupational pensions.

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Publications: 13 JANUARY 2020

Pensions: what's new this week - 13 January 2020

Welcome to your weekly update from the Allen & Overy Pensions team, bringing you up to speed on the latest legal and regulatory developments in the world of occupational pensions.

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News: 07 JANUARY 2020

A&O rounds off 2019 with stellar performance in global M&A league tables

A&O has marked the end of Q4 2019 with a stellar performance in the M&A league tables; the result of advising on a number of complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets, around our global network in 2019. 

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Publications: 06 JANUARY 2020

Pensions: what's new this week - 06 January 2020

Welcome to your weekly update from the Allen & Overy Pensions team, bringing you up to speed on the latest legal and regulatory developments in the world of occupational pensions.

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Global Incentives Group

Many companies operate their employee equity incentive plans in more than one country, reflecting the importance of their international operations.

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