GLOBAL SESSION: Global Employment Compliance Nightmares: Common, Best and Worst Practices

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
In this session, you will focus on the key onboarding, employment, separation, benefits and tax issues that a multinational employer will likely encounter.
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Many companies struggle to identify and resolve key compliance issues with their global workforce. Often, you do not have the resources or capacity to manage your global workforce, forcing you to cut corners or approach risk management in a less than optimal way. This session will enhance your ability to identify small issues before they become big problems, mitigate risk, and understand employment law updates.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 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.


Kerry Weinger


Kerry Weinger, a Partner with Baker McKenzie, is based in Chicago and chairs the Chicago Employment & Compensation Practice Group.  He advises on the multinational employment, tax, social security, employee benefits, compensation law and other legal issues concerning the cross-border movement of employees as well as assisting clients entering new territories.  Kerry is a member of several Human Resources, Bar and CPA associations and practiced abroad for two and a half years in Brussels, Belgium.

LVCC N224-226
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Global Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
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