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Employee ownership: getting the best from your trustees

When a business chooses to transition to employee ownership (EO), a trust must be established for the benefit of the employees of the company. The trust becomes the legal owner of the company shares, and the trustees are appointed to the board of that trust. Their role is to protect the interests of the employees as shareholders.

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In April 2016, Gowling WLG advised Heptares, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sosei Group Corporation, on a $3.375bn global R&D and commercialisation partnership with Allergan to license a broad portfolio of compounds targeting neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease. The collaboration is a step towards advancing the development of and commercialisation of treatments which could help the […]

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