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(Controller)
An employee has ISO options that are partially vested.  The employee voluntarily terminated regular employment but decided to stay on as an "on-call" consultant. ...
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Accounting Professional
(VP of Accounting at Anonymous)
Our HR department is taking the position that our Company's stock option environment has become too complex. It used to be fairly straight forward, they were generally all non-...
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Lowell Holden
(CFO at LS Enterprises)
A company wants to issued restricted stock units in Canada sub but we need to consolidate into US parent for filing with SEC. How would these units be treated on the balance sheet for...
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Jitendra Pabrekar
Title: Sr. Manager, Valuation and Advisory Serv..
Company: Aranca
(Sr. Manager, Valuation and Advisory Serv.. at Aranca)
Companies often issue common stock options as a means to incentivize employees, negotiate compensations, or enhance their employee tenures. This is especially true in early stage...
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Jane Levin
(Corporate Controller at Private)
What is the difference between IRC 409a and FASB ASC 718? And for a U.S. c-corp do I need to worry about ASC 718?
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My Board is pushing to not have a valuation done at a major milestone (we just hired a CEO and did a funding close). I think we should b/c these are both major events and could/should...
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Michael Scherbourg
(CFO at Miklan Manufacturing)
We are looking to bring on a sales leader for commission only. That is, if it is legal to hire someone for only sales percentage (and stock options). Is there any issue with that? CA...
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(VP Finance/Corp Controller)
What are the accounting entries (the debits, credits and accounts) used for grant accounting of Restricted Stock Units? An example would be great.
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Shel Perham
(CFO Consultant at CFO Services, Robert Half)
Has anyone used "eProsper" by SVB Analytics Inc to manage their equity and 123R stock option compliance? Any alternative recommendations for a tool or service? Any thoughts...
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Chris Meek
(Accounting Manager at Miragen Therapeutics, Inc.)
We are a small R&D private company in the biopharma industry, less than 50 employees, and currently track our stock options in excel. We are looking to implement a stock option...
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For example, our BOD meeting is in Feb and occurs every quarter. We have accepted offers which we want to include in Feb approval. But the employees will not be on board until March....
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Ann Carney
(COO at Inpria Corporation)
How have other startups handled stock option vesting during an unpaid leave of absence? We have a key team member who will need to take a 3 month leave of absence in the spring to...
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Dan Ryan
(CFO at Privately held)
Quick question about stock option vesting for some grants we are looking at: Can the vesting date pre-date the grant date? In other words, if we hire someone June 1 but the board...
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Katherine Gledhill
(SVP of Finance at Magnet Media, Inc.)
In a liquidating event, how is the equity related to the strike price of exercised options distributed? Does it get allocated to the existing shareholders based on the non-diluted...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
I'm expecting some employees to exercise options and I googled to get a stock option exercise template and this form came up. I don't recall former employers issuing this form...