Most Recent Posts
How to Size Relative TSR Grants with a Stub Period
Sep 16, 2021Granting relative TSR awards after the start of the performance measurement period results in a "sub period" that can have an outsized impact on the award value, and, consequently, the grant size. Here’s how to ensure employees are treated fairly.
PSUs and a $640,000 Mistake
Sep 14, 2021A 2018 payout of PSUs to the CEO of Capital One resulted in a nearly $640,000 penalty levied this month by the FTC and DOJ. The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act is a trap for unwary executives; here’s what you need to know about it.
Getting a Gauge on Grant Practices
Sep 9, 2021What discretionary authority do managers have over equity awards? And what controls govern the use of that discretion?
SEC Committee Recommends Reforms to Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans
Sep 3, 2021An SEC committee recommends updates to Rule 10b5-1, paving the way for proposed rules as early as this fall.
Do You Need a Policy to Address Shadow Trading?
Aug 31, 2021Can employees be prosecuted for trading in a competitor company’s stock? The SEC thinks so.
Post-Insider Reporting, Part 2
Aug 24, 2021More questions and answers on Section 16 reporting for former insiders, plus an quick-reference table to keep handy.
What Reporting Is Required for Former Section 16 Insiders?
Aug 18, 2021When officers and directors cease to be subject to Section 16, the rules governing which of their transactions are still subject to reporting are complicated. Make sense of them with this blog entry.
Equity Disclosures: Calculating Weighted Averages
Aug 13, 2021The difference between simple and weighted averages explained, plus examples of how they applies to equity compensation disclosures.
4 SEC Projects to Keep an Eye On
Aug 10, 2021The SEC’s newly updated agenda includes four short-term projects that affect your stock compensation programs.
Subscribe to Our E-Newsletter
Get blog updates and other exclusive NASPP content delivered straight to your inbox every two weeks.