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Practical insights for your business

This webinar series will share technical and trend updates impacting the rewards programs of global employers, including practical insights from industry specialists.

Series focus

The webinar series will focus on certain tax technical issues, design factors and operation considerations relevant to, payroll, finance, treasury, tax, executive compensation, stock administration, mobility, accounting, and the several other functions directly or tangentially related to a global rewards programs.

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Broaden knowledge across a variety of topics
  • Learn of timely reward updates
  • Deepen understanding of the impact that technical updates and market trends have on short and long term incentive compensation
  • Ask our professionals top-of-mind questions
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Global Rewards Technical Update: November 14

Thursday, November 14 | 12.00 p.m. ET (60 minutes)

Presenters: Scott Walter, Patrick Ferguson

As companies begin to plan for year-end, it’s important to operationalize recent legislative changes and be knowledgeable on current enforcement activity. Evaluating the impact of these events before the close of the year will give employers a chance to implement changes before the year-end information statements are finalized and filed. This interactive webinar presented by Deloitte Tax LLP and Deloitte Consulting LLP will focus on recent employment tax updates and rewards optimization and provide insight on how the approach can support their organization’s business model.

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Global Rewards Technical Update: June 20

Thursday, June 20 | 12.00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Tara Tays and Paul Gladman

The labor market is tightening, workforce demographics have changed, and employees have grown more mobile and assertive. As organizations compete for talent to drive their companies forward, incentive plans remain a critical component of a company’s total rewards offering. Keeping an eye on incentive plan trends remains critical, in order to motivate and retain employees. This session will summarize trends in:

  • Types of short-term incentives utilized by level
  • Annual incentive design features, including type and number of performance metrics, sharing ratio, performance and payout curves, and timing of payout
  • Types of long-term incentives and key tax considerations

We will also discuss legislative changes impacting employer withholding and reporting for companies operating stock plans in France, Belgium, and Canada, and why some have been subject to unexpected delays leaving companies with important decisions to be made. We will touch upon:

  • A reminder of the French income tax withholding regime impacting nonqualifying awards and some of the challenges issuers have faced with readying themselves for the new law
  • The latest developments in Belgium focused on reporting and withholding and the decisions facing companies as they wait for clearly defined regulations
  • The proposal by the Canadian government to introduce a cap on the beneficial treatment that can be applied to qualifying stock options for “large companies.”

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Global Rewards Technical Update–October 2018

Tuesday, October 11 | 12.00 p.m. ET (60 minutes)

Presenters: Jason Flynn, Scott Barrall, David Johnson

This interactive webinar presented by Deloitte Tax LLP and Deloitte Consulting LLP’s industry-leading specialists in rewards and human capital will focus on Deloitte’s 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report, titled The Rise of the Social Enterprise, developments in personal and employer payroll taxes in Belgium and France, and the latest information on how employers are managing their business traveler tax compliance issues.

The Rise of the Social Enterprise identified a wide array of trends impacting organizations with respect to talent. In this 1-hour webinar, we will cover questions such as:

  • What are the specific trends and new approaches to rewards for global enterprises?
  • How are organizations bringing a more personalized touch to the role of employee well-being?
  • How are successful rewards functions adapting to the new expectations of workers?

In France, a revolution in income tax collection rules is coming in calendar 2019 that could affect every employer and every employee. In Belgium, new instructions from the social security authorities and audits from the tax administration is motivating review of employer and employee reporting for stock compensation. Our July 2018 survey of short-term international and interstate business travel compliance trends from 250+ employers reveals increasing enforcement of tax compliance obligations.

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October 11, 2018

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Global Rewards: French tax reform and 2018 market trends arising during “stock vesting season”

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | 12.00 p.m. ET (60 minutes)

Presenters: Alexis Fillinger, Amy Reina, Sandy Shurin

Companies operating rewards plans globally need to stay up-to-date with legislative changes around the world, while working to understand the impact of tax changes on investment income, capital gains, and incentive rewards. In this session, we will provide a spotlight on France and discuss:

  • Details surrounding the new French 30 percent flat tax regime on investment income and capital gains.
  • Highlights of the new French qualified free share regime.
  • Market trends including employer tax refund opportunities on qualified incentive awards.
  • Separately, we will share initial thoughts on the typically busy Q1 grant and vesting season, including key trends in the market and common challenges which companies need to address in 2018 and going forward.

Note: The recording is available for viewing. Once you enter registration information, the playback will launch automatically. You must have attended the live session to be eligible for CPE and HRCI credit.

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March 28, 2018

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Global Rewards: US and UK developments and stock plan administration trends

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. ET (90 minutes)
Presenters: Alex Murdoch, Kirsty Cook, Tara Tays, Erinn Madden

Companies operating rewards plans globally need to stay up-to-date with legislative changes around the world, while working to enhance programs by understanding trends and incorporating leading administration practices.

In this session, we will discuss:

  • High level summary of the recent US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act draft legislation and impact on rewards programs.
  • Recent developments in the UK, including a summary of any changes announced in the Budget on November 22, 2017 that will impact share plans and reward in the UK, an update on gender pay reporting, and a discussion of how the EU Prospectus Regulation will make it easier for US companies to offer equity to their employees in Europe.
  • Overview of key trends in US stock plan administration and communication, ESPPs, stock ownership programs, and insider trading compliance from Deloitte Consulting LLP’s/NASPP 2017 Stock Plan Administration Survey.

Note: The recording is available for viewing. Once you enter registration information, the playback will launch automatically. You must have attended the live session to be eligible for CPE and HRCI credit.

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December 5, 2017

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Global Rewards: Making sense of it all

September 12, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Paul Gladman, Sandy Shurin

The world of equity compensation is constantly evolving and keeping up with legislative changes can be a challenge. Evaluating the impact of these changes and when adjustments to global operations are needed requires business functions to have an appreciation of the rules.

In this inaugural session, we will discuss:

  • The latest global equity updates in the areas of global mobility, stock administration, reward, and operations.
  • Interactive case studies showing the impact these changes could have on global operations.
  • Insight on current trends and practical considerations for your organization.

Develop a deeper understanding of the changes taking place and what your organization can do to respond.

Note: The recording is available for viewing. Once you enter registration information, the playback will launch automatically. You must have attended the live session to be eligible for CPE and HRCI credit.

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September 12, 2017

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