What You Need to Know About Sending Employees Abroad

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: You will learn how to handle the employment, benefits and tax issues created by employees who work outside their home country.

Companies face a host of challenges when it comes to managing their expatriates. Whether you have a handful of expatriates or hundreds, you need to understand the different alternatives available so you can design a program that meets your needs. This session will focus on some of the more advanced employment, benefits, and tax problems a company may encounter when sending employees to work abroad, and will propose solutions based upon recent experience and best practices. We will also cover the latest legal developments in a variety of popular jurisdictions.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

David W. Ellis

David W.

David W. Ellis is internationally recognized in the area of executive compensation, employee benefits and pension funds. He is exceptionally fluent in international executive mobility, particularly in the design and taxation of compensation payable to expatriates, inpatriates and globally mobile employees. Mr. Ellis is immediate past chair of Baker & McKenzie, LLP’s Global Employment Practice Group.

Mr. Ellis represents and advises management on all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation locally and internationally. He advises multinational companies on tax, labor, securities and data privacy aspects of equity compensation programs and management participation programs. He also advises both buyers and sellers on US and non-US labor and pension funding issues that arise in cross-border transaction.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Global Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
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