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Are IPO Lockup Periods Negotiable? Maybe.
NASPP Blog | Published November 24, 2020With the emergence of direct listing and other alternatives to IPO, some underwriters are conceding to …
Stock Plan Administration During an IPO
Resource | Published June 12, 2018A checklist of tasks to complete as you prepare your stock plan for an IPO.
Sample Document: Pre-IPO Capitalization Table Template
Resource | Published February 1, 2010This is an Excel template example of how a pre-IPO company tracks their capitalization.
ESPPs, IPOs, and SPACs
NASPP Blog | Published June 23, 2021When it comes to implementing an ESPP simultaneously with an IPO or a SPAC, it's complicated.
Private Company Unicorns: How Expiring Options are Changing Plan Design
NASPP Blog | Published October 3, 2019Private company unicorns are facing longer paths to IPO, unprecedented valuations, and the potential …
Understanding SPACs and Equity Compensation
NASPP Blog | Published June 8, 2021What is a SPAC, could it happen to your company, and how does it affect equity compensation?
Private Company Stock Plans
Page | Published July 6, 2021Resources dedicated to privately held companies who implement or offer stock compensation to their …
A Cryptocurrency Unicorn Makes it's NASDAQ Debut
NASPP Blog | Published April 16, 2021Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase made a landmark debut on NASDAQ this week. Keep reading for answers …
Robinhood's Unusual Performance Award Metric for Founder RSUs
NASPP Blog | Published February 7, 2021Shortly prior to stock trading app Robinhood's IPO, the company issued performance-based RSUs to it's …
SEC Proposes Updates to Form S-8 and Rule 701
Resource | Published January 11, 2021The SEC has issued two proposals to update Form S-8 and Rule 701. The first proposal would modernize …
Virus, Volatility and Variables
Webcast | Published April 22, 2020As the market continues to be volatile as a result of COVID-19, companies are facing challenges with …
Five Trends in Private Company Stock Plans
NASPP Blog | Published February 11, 2019Grant practices at private companies and how they differ from public companies. Plus, how private companies …
Navigating Equity Plan and Award Changes After the TCJA and IRS Notice 2018-68
Webcast | Published October 24, 2018This panel, featuring two IRS executives, including the principal author of IRS Notice 2018-68, will …
Rule 701 Enforcement Action
NASPP Blog | Published May 21, 2018It’s not often that Rule 701 makes the news, but it did earlier this year when the SEC brought an enforcement …
Yes, You Can Share Equity and Stay Private: Part One
NASPP Blog | Published October 2, 2016Yes, You Can Share Equity and Stay Private: Part One
Across Our Desk: Fall 2021
Resource | Published December 14, 2021Stock plan materials or resources we have come across in the past few months.
Accounting for Equity Issued to Customers
NASPP Blog | Published March 12, 2019The FASB has proposed changes to the accounting treatment of equity-based arrangements issued to …
A Career in Compensation and Diversity
NASPP Blog | Published February 24, 2022Dana Hall shares her path from human resources major and intern to compensation professional. Plus her …
Protect Your Stock Plan From a Recession
NASPP Blog | Published June 11, 2019Five questions to ask to determine if your stock plan is recession-proof. Plus, a discount on registration …
A New Way to Curb Dilution?
NASPP Blog | Published November 5, 2015A New Way to Curb Dilution?