Issuing Equity Awards: Administrative Issues to Consider
The process of making stock grants doesn’t vary much based on the reasoning behind the grants. Retention grants made during a chaotic climate aren’t much different than a compan...Read More
What Happens to Equity Awards in a Furlough?
In a volatile business climate, it’s not uncommon for employers to bridge the gap of uncertainty by placing employees on a furlough, rather than permanently terminating the employment...Read More
In the Courts: Are Stock Plan Provisions Too General?
A recent case in the Canadian courts raises some questions about whether stock plan provisions need to be more specific.
Before I jump in to the nuances of this case, I want to share...Read More
Underwater Stock Options: Is a Stock Price Forfeiture Provision the Answer?
Stock options have long been a part of the equity mix. While the slice of the stock grant pie that represents stock options has scaled back in recent years, giving way to the rise of awards and ...Read More
Insider Trading: Would You Sell Your Career for $100,000?
I’ve followed the topic of insider trading over many seasons and SEC enforcement actions, and the one thing that I probably find most fascinating is the “who” becomes entangled...Read More