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Trends: 2020 Aggregate Share-Based Compensation

Oct 13,2020 | Jennifer Namazi

FW Cook publishes their 2020 report on Aggregate Share-Based Compensation, highlighting share usage trends for 300 sampled companies.

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Optimizing Equity Awards in a Down Market

Oct 08,2020 | Jennifer Namazi

Insights into creative accounting approaches companies can use to restore broken incentives and insulate against future market shockwaves.

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3 Things to Have on Your Stock Plan Radar

Sep 17,2020 | Jennifer Namazi

3 things you'll want to have on your stock plan radar this fall.

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How Prevalent are ESPPs?

Jul 23,2020 | Jennifer Namazi

Analysis of Russell 3000 and S&P 500 company data suggests that the prevalence of ESPPs varies based on a number of demographics such as region, industry, market cap and headcount.

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Examining Equity Plan Participant Attitudes and Behaviors

Nov 14,2019 | Jennifer Namazi

Schwab Stock Plan Services releases results of research conducted on the attitudes and behaviors of 1,000 equity compensation plan participants.

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Trends in Director Stock Compensation and Ownership Guidelines

May 23,2019 | Jennifer Namazi

Learn more about which trends are emerging in compensation and stock ownership guidelines for U.S. non-employee directors.

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Cryptocurrency Compensation: The Next Big Thing?

Mar 22,2019 | Jennifer Namazi

Virtual token compensation is beginning to gain traction within emerging companies. What do companies need to know about this new form of compensation and will this replace traditional stock plans?

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Say on Pay: Correcting Failures with Equity Mix Adjustments

Feb 21,2019 | Jennifer Namazi

A recent Equilar study reports a trend of higher amounts of stock options in the CEO equity pay mix among companies that failed say on pay votes.

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Ten Things About Qualified ESPPs

Mar 06,2018 | Barbara Baksa

Ten statistics about ESPPs, including trends in plan prevalence, discounts and offering periods, participation rates, and employee selling behavior.

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Five Trends in Restricted Stock/Units

Apr 13,2017 | Barbara Baksa

Five Trends in Restricted Stock/Units

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