Could Equity Be Used To Replace A Portion Of An Employee’s Salary?


An international panel discussion, led by Nicholas Greenacre, Partner at White & Case. Panellists from the UK, USA, France and Germany will debate the pros and cons of substituting a portion of an employee's salary with equity within their jurisdictions.


Partner, Nicholas Greenacre is EMEA Head of Employment, Compensation & Benefits at the global law firm, White & Case LLP. Nicholas has extensive experience in a broad range of employment, compensation and benefits matters for clients of all sizes, from technology start-ups to global investment banks.

Nicholas advises clients from various jurisdictions on the establishment and international implementation of equity and cash-based incentive plans. This work involves investigation and analysis of the tax, securities, foreign exchange, employment, data privacy and e-commerce issues clients may encounter in each country where they operate their plans.

Nicholas is a former Director of the Global Equity Organisation and a member of NASPP's Global Stock Plans Task Force. He is also a member of the Share Plan Lawyers Group and an associate member of the Association of Pensions Lawyers.

Chambers UK 2020 notes “Nicholas Greenacre draws praise for the ‘quality and clarity of his advice’ as well as his ‘responsiveness and ability to turn things around quickly.’” Nicholas is named as a recognised individual by both Chambers UK2019 in Employee Share Schemes & Incentives and by Legal 500 UK, 2020 in London: Human Resources, Employee Share Schemes and Employment: employers.

Panellists to be announced.

Thursday, 03 September 2020

16:00 - 16:45


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  • Nicholas Greenacre White & Case
    Nicholas Greenacre
    White & Case
  • Ian Harris
    Ian Harris
    Z/Yen Group Limited