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Wednesday, September 27 • 08:30 - 09:30
What are the “Options”: Equity Incentives for Employees Waitlist

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Fasken Martineau invites you to join us for breakfast and an in-depth discussion on the vital points to consider before establishing an option plan for your company.  We’ll provide you with the answers to questions such as:

·                 What does it actually mean when you promise to “pay someone with equity”?

·                 What are the different alternatives for equity or equity-based compensation (eg. traditional options, Share Appreciating Rights, “phantom” stock)

·                 What are the tax and legal implications of compensating employees/consultants with stock options?



Capacity: 30

Speakers
avatar for Mike Coburn

Mike Coburn

Michael (Mike) Coburn is a partner in the Taxation Group. He provides advice on a broad range of corporate and personal tax matters, regularly advising clients on the most tax efficient means of completing a transaction. Mike has extensive experience with respect to the tax implications and structuring of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, financings and other business transactions. | | Mike also regularly assists clients in disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency and other taxing authorities. | | Mike's clients rely on him to address their complex tax issues across a wide range of industries, including mining, energy and digital media. Clients value his responsiveness as well as his solutions based approach to solve their business needs... Read More →
avatar for John Conlin

John Conlin

Jon is an associate in the firm's Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Group. | | Prior to joining Fasken Martineau, Jon obtained his JD from the University of British Columbia. Prior to entering law school, Jon played NCAA football for Washington State University and won a Hol... Read More →
avatar for Mike Stephens

Mike Stephens

Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP



Wednesday September 27, 2017 08:30 - 09:30
Faskens Martineau LLP B-5 550 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3