EFES NEWSLETTER - SEPTEMBER 2016
A remarkable research work reports a strong correlation
between employee ownership incidence and the index of
The author, Ricardo Machado of Porto School of Management
(Portugal), aims to understand the determinants of the
implementation of economic democracy, measured by the
incidence of employee share ownership plans, within
the European Union countries.
The full publication about "The Determinants of
Employee Ownership Plan Implementation in EU Countries
- the Quest for Economic Democracy" is available
We have a selection of 43 remarkable articles in 12 countries
in July and August 2016: Canada, China, France, Germany, India,
Ireland, Italy, Poland, Spain, UK, USA, South Africa.
Canada: Liberal Government finally preserves favourable
treatment of stock options.
China: Decision to pilot an employee stock ownership
plan (ESOP) in some state-owned enterprises.
France: Total's Board approves ambitious plan
to increase employee share ownership. New employee share plans
for Natixis, for Vallourec, for Axa. Workers' cooperatives seen
as a corporate alternative model. Hard debates about corporate
governance at EDF.
Germany: British Classic Motor Cars company turning to
India: All you want to know about ESOP taxation.
Ireland: Employees should not be liable to tax on the
exercise of share options.
Italy: Banca MPS requested to promote employee shareholders
rights in the framework of its new recapitalization. Ubisoft
bets on employee share ownership to counteract Vivendi's offensive.
Poland: About Vice-Prime Minister Morawiecki's intention
to promote employee ownership in Poland.
UK: New firms turning to the Employee Ownership Trust
USA: Employee ownership gaining popular and political
support as the political season heats up. Financing an ESOP.
Africa: Sharing profits may be better for staff than owning
The full press review is available
political roadmap for employee ownership in Europe
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