Employee benefit trusts
Establishing employee benefit trusts for the purposes of holding shares or options, either for warehousing purposes or to enable innovative and attractive incentive arrangements to be put in place for the executives of our clients.
We frequently work alongside other teams within Ogier involved in advising in respect of existing or new employee incentive plans where companies are being sold or are involved in a takeover.
Advice on pension schemes established under Article 131 or Article 131A of the Income Tax (Jersey) Law 1961 as amended. We have advised also on the establishment of more niche pension arrangements such as QROPS or QNUPS.
Ogier is a member of the IPEBLA (International Pension and Employee Benefit Lawyers Association) and ESOP (the Employee Share Ownership Centre). As members of the Jersey Pensions Association, we have been very involved in the recent changes to, and the revamping of, Jersey’s pensions law.