The taxation of employee share schemes : dealing with the current uncertainty.
01 Sep 09 |
KEEPING GOOD COMPANIES
Issue: Vol 61 No 8 2009
Pages: pp. 454-457
Companies should review their current and proposed offers of employee equity to take into account the proposed amendments to the taxation of employee share schemes, to ensure that unintended tax consequences do not arise under the proposed amendments.
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Andrew Clements is a partner in the tax group in the Melbourne office of King & Wood Mallesons. He is a specialist in the area of employee and executive remuneration, with over 30 years' experience. He has extensive experience in both the listed and unlisted environment, having acted for many of Australia's leading public companies in establishing and advising in relation to the tax and corporate issues associated with employee and executive remuneration. That experience also extends to dealing with the complex corporate tax issues associated with providing employee equity in the unlisted environment in Australia.
He has worked with many leading Australian and foreign corporations in relation to offering employee benefits throughout Asia. Andrew has particular experience in dealing with the tax and corporate aspects associated with the restructuring of global
equity compensation plans resulting from major corporate transactions.
- Current at
04 November 2016
Kau-Chen is a Senior Associate at Mallesons Stephen
Jaques based in the Melbourne office.
Kai-Chen specialises in income tax with an emphasis on the
taxation of trusts, cross-border investment and other corporate
issues and transactions. She has had significant experience in
advising clients in the funds management industry on the
establishment, operation and restructure of funds and on
reviewing and drafting the associated documentation.
- Current at
26 August 2011