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An introduction to share incentives

An introduction to share incentives

Share incentives are often used to assist in attracting and retaining talent in start-up and growth companies. In this webinar our employee incentives solicitor, Ian Fraser, provides an introduction to the options available, covering:

  • The role of share incentives in attracting, retaining and incentivising employees, management and other service providers
  • Common forms of share incentive programme
  • Tax considerations (including tax efficient approaches using EMI options and/or growth shares)
  • Providing protection for existing shareholders
  • Providing protection for the company re: employment law, GDPR, securities laws, tax withholding and tax compliance issues

About our expert

Ian Fraser

Ian Fraser

Employee Incentives Partner
Having qualified in 2000, Ian Fraser has over 25 years’ experience advising on employee incentives, including bonus/phantom equity plans, share incentive plans and manager equity arrangements. He is a former partner in Simmons & Simmons and K&L Gates and has also worked as a consultant for PwC.


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