When is an employee not an employee?

December 6, 2022Global employment, Insights

Mike Pewton, the CEO of ShareReporter, attended the November 2022 Pan European event of the Global Equity Organization in London. Mike spoke on a couple of panels, including one on compliance issues for companies who employee people using global employment platforms such as that of our client and platform partner, OysterHR. This has become something … Read More

Time for Change – thoughts on the 2023 ProShare conference

September 29, 2023Knowledge Centre

ProShare 2023 Conference, London It was great to attend the 2023 ProShare Conference again this year. The event is always well-run and stimulating, and the main theme this year – Time for Change – provoked some great discussions about the share plans industry. The PlenaryThe conference looked at tax advantage plans and the 15 changes … Read More

Employee share plans compliance – how to get started

September 7, 2023Knowledge Centre

Equity compliance for global employees is usually considered to be complex and expensive. Here, we give some useful tips as to how to get your approach right, and your costs low.1) Believe you can do it!Too many companies assume it is too difficult, and do not extend their equity to their international employees. Often, they … Read More

When is an employee not an employee? – global equity when a company uses an EoR/PEO

September 7, 2023Knowledge Centre

ShareReporter attended one of the most important events in the global equity sector recently. The Global Equity Organization is the world’s leading body for professionals working in the field of international share plans, and their Pan European Regional Event brought together industry experts from throughout Europe and beyond. ShareReporter’s CEO, Mike Pewton, spoke on the … Read More

Start-Ups and Share Plans – what you need to know

September 7, 2023Knowledge Centre

Start-Ups and Share Plans – what you need to knowWe love working with start-ups, and our compliance solutions are ideal for companies that have distributed teams, are fast-growing and want stock plan information that is clear, great value and gets the job done. We also have the support of the legal team at CMS to … Read More

How complicated are the state-level securities laws in the US?

September 7, 2023Knowledge Centre

At state level, the USA is quite complex for share plans, but most of the states have exemptions for employee share plans. Each state has its own securities laws and regulations (commonly referred to as “Blue Sky Laws”). Companies must comply with the registration or exemption requirements of each state in which plan participants are … Read More

ShareReporter at GEO Conference, April 2023

April 17, 2023News

ShareReporter is attending the 2023 GEO Annual Conference in Edinburgh. Our CEO Mike Pewton will be there, and we have Stand 14 in the exhibition area. Mike is joined by colleagues from our law firm partners CMS, and this is a great opportunity for businesses to meet us for a chat about share plans compliance … Read More

Equity events for autumn/winter 2022

August 19, 2022News, News, Uncategorized

It os good to see increasing number of share plans events taking place as we recover from the pandemic. In the autumn of 2022, we will be attending some really interesting get-togethers, where we hope to meet up with fellow equity professionals, and to learn about the many great things happening in the equity industry. … Read More

Share Options & Start Ups – Some Do’s and Don’ts

March 17, 2022Insights, Share Option Plans

Cathy Wears from the CMS Employee Share Incentives team has helped numerous start-ups with their employee share schemes. She gives her tips on how start-ups should organise their share option plans. DO consider the size of your share options pool – this should be large enough to incentivise current staff and leave sufficient outstanding to attract … Read More