Ten Golden Rules for Good Global Stock Plan Governance presented by Brian K. Wydajewski, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Brian K. Wydajewski practices in the area of compensation and employment. He also heads the Chicago Office’s Global Equity Services Practice which assists multinational corporations with the design, implementation and operation of global equity compensation plans. Mr. Wydajewski has authored numerous articles, and is a frequent speaker on employee benefits, executive compensation and global equity compensation issues. In addition, Mr. Wydajewski 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.
Ten Golden Rules for Good Global Stock Plan Governance
Brian K. Wydajewski, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Due to evolving laws and regulations, coupled with increased scrutiny into corporate governance and compensation practices, multinational companies are facing an increasingly complex environment when granting equity around the world—all while working with smaller budgets, fewer resources and greater expectations for "getting it right."
This presentation will address corporate governance issues that can cause problems for global share plan operation and solutions and best practices for avoiding these issues. Topics will include:
- Board, compensation committee and management responsibilities
- Delegation of authority
- Governing law provisions
- Best practices for drafting resolutions
- Stock exchange requirements
- Correction procedures