Global mobility, talent, and rewards fundamentals

2017 webinar series

​This four-part webinar series provides helpful tools, interactive case studies, and useful information for professionals who are new to the management of global mobility programs, as well as those who are looking for a refresher course.​

Global mobility, talent, and rewards fundamentals

This series provides human resources, tax, mobility, talent, and rewards professionals the opportunity to:

  • Learn something new
  • Deepen their understanding of global mobility, talent, and rewards processes
  • Brush up on their knowledge
  • Ask our professionals top of mind questions​

Registration is required to attend these events.

Mobility tax

Session title: Internationally mobile assignees: Addressing greater complexity in the global tax environment
Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
Presenters: Brian Bibeau and Janine Fabsik

Session description:
International assignees and their companies face many complex and potentially confusing tax laws and rules in different jurisdictions. How can you understand and navigate the HR and tax issues, both for individuals and the organization, in an increasingly dynamic global tax environment? We'll discuss:

  • Tax and regulatory considerations, including how international assignments are defined, prominent issues for US inbound and outbound assignments, and insights on US state taxes, social security, and totalization agreements.
  • An overview of tax policy issues, with a focus on tax equalization, hypothetical tax, and other employer considerations. 
  • Emerging trends, including different types of international assignments and potential impacts of US tax reform on global mobility programs.

July 13, 2017

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Business aligned mobility

Session title: Global mobility: Strategic alignment with business priorities
Date: Thursday July 20, 2017 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT
Presenters: Danielle McGhee and Trent Holland

Session description:
Global mobility continues to evolve from a reactive, transactional function to more of a strategic partner to the business. How can mobility professionals make it a lever for advancing their company's strategic priorities? We'll discuss:

  • Global mobility's evolving role and how it can influence areas like innovation, M&A, new-market expansion, and diversity and inclusion.
  • How global mobility can support emerging HR and talent megatrends.
  • A framework for reshaping global mobility programs and policies to align with broader business and talent strategies and priorities, including practical examples and incremental steps you can take.
  • How regulatory changes in the geo-political environment may impact talent planning and sourcing strategies.

July 20, 2017

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Mobility compensation

Session title: Mobility compensation: Charting your path through an increasingly complex environment
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Presenters: Rebecca Markowski and Laura Sanford

Session description:
Your organization has a mobile employee compensation process—it is approved, time tested, designed for compliance. So why do issues still arise? Why hasn’t the process become seamless through repetition?

Mobility compensation is undergoing rapid, transformative change. Heightened regulations, real-time requirements, shifting demographics, and new technologies have changed the environment in which we operate. Many organizations are revisiting their compensation practices and adapting them for today’s increasingly complex environment. Join us in a session to explore:

  • Attributes of a cutting-edge mobile employee compensation process.
  • Ideas to evolve your process using a blend of people and technology.
  • Practical solutions to mitigate challenges and risks posed by the current environment.

July 27, 2017

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Session title: Share-based compensation: Rewarding employees in an increasingly dynamic global environment
Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Presenters: Scott Barrall and Meridith Fronza

Session description:
Tax authorities around the world are showing greater interest in share-based awards, which are an increasingly important element of multinational companies’ employee reward programs. How can HR, finance, tax, compensation and benefits, and global mobility professionals help their company – and their local and globally mobile employees – understand these benefits and the related responsibilities? We'll discuss:

  • Types of share-based compensation, design differences, and their potential tax consequences.
  • Common compliance challenges, including timing and location of taxation, timing of filing and reporting obligations, remittance of taxes across multiple jurisdictions, and cost recharges and corporate accounting. 
  • Important considerations, including plan design, policy issues, stock administration, employee communications, and emerging trends around the world.

August 3, 2017

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