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Disclosure of Rule 10b5-1 Plans and Insider Trading Compliance
Jan 25, 2023The SEC recently adopted reporting and disclosure requirements for Rule 10b5-1 plans, gifts, insider trading policies, and spring-loaded or bullet-dodging grants. This blog explains the new requirements.
How the Amended Malaysian Employment Act Affects Equity Plans
Jan 18, 2023In light of recent amendments to the Malaysian Employment Act, companies will need to re-evaluate payroll deduction requirements and potential translation requirements when offering equity awards or an ESPP in Malaysia.
SEC Adopts Amendments to Rule 10b5-1
Jan 11, 2023The SEC has adopted amendments for Rule 10b5-1 plans. Take a look at the new requirements, including cooling-off periods and limitations on overlapping and single-trade plans.
How to Report Equity Plan Transactions on Forms W-2 and 1099
Jan 4, 2023Answers to your questions about how to report equity plan transactions on Form W-2, Form 1099-NEC, Form 1099-MISC, and Form 1099-DIV.
Taxation When Employment Status Has Changed
Dec 14, 2022How are stock plan transactions taxed when they occur after the award holder has changed employment status (from employee to nonemployee or vice versa)?
UK Tax Policy Reversals and Their Effect on Equity Awards
Dec 7, 2022Tax rates in the UK changed this year, and then, in some cases, changed again. Here is a summary of the new rates and how they affect equity plans.
Career Spotlight: Leveraging Military Experience in Equity Comp
Nov 29, 2022Galahad Dong on how having a role in both comp design and plan admin is beneficial and how his experience in the military has helped his career.
SEC Stepping Up Enforcement of 10b5-1 Trading Plans
Nov 22, 2022The SEC has brought an enforcement action relating to 10b5-1 plans and may be planning more. Here’s what you need to know to protect your insiders.
Weighing the Pros and Cons of ESPP Features
Nov 17, 2022A discussion of the merits of ESPP features, including tax qualification, fractional share purchases, cashless participation, and lookbacks.
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