Employee Stock Plans in Europe — Changes to Prospectus Regime
11 March 2009
Mayer Brown Legal Update
One of the thorny issues for US-listed multinationals in recent years has been whether a prospectus is required for the operation of their employee stock plans in Europe, particularly employee stock purchase plans. Recently issued guidance on prospectuses may make the operation of employee stock plans in Europe by multinationals listed in the United States cheaper and more straightforward.