10.4.1 Role of company law in employee share schemes
The following sections are intended to provide an overview of the company law issues that employee share schemes can give rise to. As is the case elsewhere in this book, the emphasis is on the issues facing private companies; the regime that public companies are subject to is more onerous, and the points of differentiation are flagged below.
10.4.2 Making changes to the company constitution
In preparation for the award of shares to employees a number of steps are likely to be needed, in particular: