Tag Archives: global equity compensation

Guide to Going Global – Global Equity

In our Guide to Going Global – Global Equity, we cover the legal, regulatory and tax issues relevant for the implementation of equity compensation programs in 46 countries. We hope that you find the information in this guide useful for the implementation of your company’s equity compensation programs. In preparing the guide, we have made several assumptions about … Continue Reading

Stock option grant checklist for startups

Stock options are still the most common form of equity compensation used by private startup companies. In order to provide a quick reference tool, our colleagues Cisco Palao-Ricketts and Malaz Moustafa have put together a checklist of the key requirements and best practices for granting stock options. Click here to read the full checklist.… Continue Reading

DLA Piper’s Employment Guide to Going Global – 2018 edition

Many companies today aim to scale their businesses globally and into multiple countries simultaneously. In order to help clients meet this challenge, we have created a handy set of global guides that cover the basics that companies need to know. The Guide to Going Global series reviews business-relevant corporate, employment, equity compensation, intellectual property and technology, and tax … Continue Reading

Equity incentive plan basics

Tyler Hollenbeck and Cisco Palao-Ricketts give their high-level recommendations for founders regarding terms and structure of equity incentive plans. Recommendations discussed include the size of equity plan share pool, authority to approve equity grants, types of equity awards, equity award vesting, transferability and early exercise of stock options. To read the full article on Accelerate, DLA Piper’s dedicated online resource … Continue Reading

Considerations when expanding globally

This article by our colleagues Ute Krudewagen and Yana Zubareva provides an overview of the key issues to consider when scaling your business globally. While international expansion remains at the forefront of the expansion plans of many companies, risks also abound. In particular, regulatory risk has become one of the major concerns associated with international expansion. Click here to read … Continue Reading
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