Top 10 tips for international employee share plans compliance

March 23, 2021Insights, Tips

Share plans compliance for global participants has the reputation of being complex, difficult and often expensive. We take a look at ways you can manage the process, keep costs low and have a successful share plan across numerous jurisdictions. 1) Believe you can do it!Too many companies assume it is too difficult, and do not … Read More

Update: Data Privacy in the UAE

March 17, 2021Global Update, Insights, News

We are seeing more queries coming in from clients about data privacy compliance in the UAE now that the new data privacy laws are operational in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).  The recent changes to the data privacy laws in these free zones materially increase the data … Read More

China SAFE update

January 29, 2021Insights, News

Shanghai SAFE abolishes the annual filing/registration requirements of SAFE registered incentive plans. In late January 2021, the China State Administration of Foreign Exchange Shanghai Branch (“Shanghai SAFE”) verbally notified local counsels that the annual filing obligation for companies who have incentive plans registered with Shanghai SAFE is to be relaxed. There is still an obligation … Read More