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Slaughter and May

Employee Share Schemes & Incentives

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What the team is known for

Advises on the share scheme aspects of major transactions. Strong corporate client base, including blue-chip and multinational companies. Areas of expertise include advising on executive remuneration and boardroom pay issues. Experienced in advising on malus and clawback provisions concerning cash and share inventive arrangements.

Strengths

Clients say: "They work their way through issues, they are thorough and they understand our business needs."

Interviewees describe the lawyers as "responsive, friendly and pragmatic."

Sources highlight the team's "ability to bring in expertise from the wider firm when required, such as on employment law, corporate governance and M&A."

Work highlights

Advised William Hill on the employment and incentives aspects of the £2.7 billion all-cash offer by Caesars Entertainment.

Notable practitioners

Ian Brown supports a busy corporate practice by offering expert advice on share schemes. His practice often sees him handle matters for clients across a range of jurisdictions.
"He provides incredible client service and is knowledgeable, commercial and able to communicate incredibly complex matters in a simple yet thorough way." "Ian is a pleasure to work with - he is approachable, friendly and responsive."

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Overview

Businesses are competing to recruit and retain talent during a time of significant political and investor scrutiny of reward and remuneration arrangements. Our leading practice has responded to our clients facing increasing challenges and scrutiny in the incentives arena.

We have broad experience of advising companies on all aspects of management and all-employee incentivisation, including navigating the latest corporate governance standards and regulatory requirements, advising remuneration committees on sensitive decisions relating to reward, designing, implementing and operating share and cash-based incentive plans, and dealing with the entire range of employee reward in connection with corporate transactions and restructurings.



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Employee Share Schemes & Incentives

Slaughter and May

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Location

One Bunhill Row

London

Greater London

UK

EC1Y 8YY

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Employee Share Schemes & Incentives


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