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Shaun Cartoon

HWL Ebsworth

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HWL Ebsworth

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Shaun practices in corporate, international and employment taxes, with particular expertise in employee share schemes, M&A and corporate transactions. Shaun is ranked in the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific as a Band 1 Next Generation Lawyer in Tax. Shaun sits on the Tax Institute's Superannuation and Employment Taxes technical committees.

Shaun's employee share schemes experience includes:

  • Advised CSL Limited on the design and implementation of its 2018 CSL Limited Non-Executive Director Share Rights Plan and received a favourable ATO class ruling (the first Class Ruling to consider the operation of such a plan in Australia –CR 2018/35).
  • Advised Treasury Wine Estates Limited on the design and implementation of its award-winning all-employee Share Cellar Share and Cash Matching Plan.
  • Advised Rio Tinto, Ford, Westpac, AGL Energy, Alumina, Newcrest, SEEK RedBubble, Stratton Finance, Arch Capital, Carlton & United Breweries and Tabcorp on the operation of their employee share schemes.
  • Advised Linde AG on the employee share schemes consequences of its proposed merger with Praxair; and
  • Advised Shell on the employment tax and employee share schemes consequences of its $1.2bn divestment of its downstream business to Vitol.