Calendar of Upcoming Events for the TWIN CITIES Chapter

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Date and Time:5/14/2015 Check in and Breakfast 7:30 a.m. Program 8-9
Event:NASPP Twin Cities Chapter Breakfast Meeting
Topic:Equity Compensation Industry Trends and Plan Design
Location:Minneapolis Women's Club 410 Oak Grove Street Minneapolis, MN 55403
Contact:Donna Bailey - Chapter President
Contact Phone:952-475-4305

Are you current on all recent tax and legal developments that apply to your global equity plans? Would you like to know what changes to expect during the remainder of 2015?

Our guest panel will provide a summary of the most significant new developments affecting the taxation and regulatory compliance for your global equity plans. They will update you on the new Australian tax and securities law legislation, the anticipated changes to the French-qualified RSU regime, the potential impact of new data privacy rules in Russia, the UK plan registration requirements, and many other important issues. Change is inevitable, and 2015 is proving to be no exception.


Aimee Soodan

Aimee has experience in all areas of employee benefits with a concentration in US and international executive and equity compensation. She is exceptionally well-versed with respect to the tax, legal and administrative aspects of global equity programs. Aimee is Director of the Global Equity Organization’s US Midwest Chapter and is actively involved in the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals.


Aimee regularly advises large multinational employers with respect to the global extension of their employee equity compensation programs, including the design, implementation, administration and ongoing tax and regulatory compliance of such programs. She represents some of the largest companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. Aimee is also well-versed in international executive mobility, particularly in the taxation of equity compensation payable to globally mobile employees. She also designs, drafts and conducts US and international legal reviews of equity reimbursement agreements, change in control agreements and nonqualified deferred compensation, long-term incentive and employee stock purchase programs.

Brian K. Wydajewski

Brian heads Baker & McKenzie’s Chicago Office Global Equity Services Practice which assists multinational corporations with the design, implementation and operation of global equity compensation plans. Brian has authored numerous articles, and is a frequent speaker on employee benefits, executive compensation and global equity compensation issues. In addition, Brian is past chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Employee Benefits Section Council, and is an adjunct professor at the Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits at the John Marshall Law School.

Brian focuses his practice on domestic and international employee benefits and executive compensation. He advises on registration and prospectus requirements associated with the offer of equity compensation abroad, structure of equity compensation arrangements, as well as data privacy requirements in the collection, processing and transfer of personal data across borders. He also counsels multinational corporations on employee benefit, executive compensation and equity compensation issues arising in complex corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs and initial public offers.

Registration: To register complete and send the attached registration form, along with your payment of $30 to the address on the form. You may also pay by check or credit card at the door on the day of the meeting, but we would ask that you send us a brief RSVP email to the following to let us know you are planning to attend.

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