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Keith Perry
(Consulting CFO and Business Operations A.. at Growth Accelerator)
This question comes up periodically now that options pricing (and related share pricing) is getting to be more rigorous. The basic question is "how do they come up with that...
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Anonymous
(Accounting Manager)
Our last stock valuation was in mid 2014. We are a start-up company and have no audited financials to date. We are planning to have another stock valuation. If the new valuation...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Pik Wong, Senior Consultant, Employment Taxes When it comes to employee compensation, equity reward is often seen as a complex area to be avoided. In reality, equity rewards...
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Anonymous
(VP of Finance)
The company's board believes that the trading price of its stock on the OTC market is not indicative of the fair value of the stock. It, therefore, set the fair value of its stock at...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
In a situation where all employees have some options and a 4 year vesting schedule; how have you handled unvested options upon a sale of the business? Currently the options program...
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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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Anonymous
(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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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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Jitendra Pabrekar
Title: Sr. Manager, Valuation and Advisory Serv..
Company: Aranca
(Sr. Manager, Valuation and Advisory Serv.. at Aranca)
Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP) came into existence in order to grant partial or complete ownership of businesses to their employees.  Here, the companies granting ownership...
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Anonymous
(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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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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Anonymous
(CFO)
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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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...