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Employee Compensation Plans

Companies depend on qualified employees to achieve their ambitious goals. Employees who think like business leaders are often considered of particular value. In effect, employee compensation plans can contribute to aligning the company’s objectives with those of its employees.

As a business-oriented law firm and tax consultancy, Barandun von Graffenried has broad experience in designing a range of employee compensation models and developing incentive plans that are in line with the market and the wishes of our clients.

We provide support in the following areas, among others:

  • design and elaboration of employee participation plans, such as stock purchase plans, stock option plans, phantom plans
  • tax consulting in connection with distribution to participants
  • tax appraisal of options
  • negotiations with the tax authorities to assess tax related to compensation model