Date: 3rd October 2019

For decades, tech mavens in the U.S. have used fiscally advantageous stock options for employees to spur innovation, rewarding employee contribution with unprecedented wealth. Unlike in Silicon Valley, where equity incentive plans have become as ubiquitous as foosball tables and midday yoga sessions, the options culture has yet to take root in many European countries (read the "Employee Share Ownership - The European Policy" report from the European Federation of Employee Share Ownership - Member of BETTER FINANCE). While some lawmakers in Europe are taking action to loosen restrictions on pay, it’s going to be hard to close the gap when income inequality is becoming an increasingly urgent issue on both sides of the Atlantic.

Read the full article on Bloomberg.