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Chris Meek
Title: Accounting Manager
Company: miRagen Therapuetics
(Accounting Manager at miRagen Therapuetics)
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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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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Shel Perham
Title: CFO Consultant
Company: CFO Services, Robert Half
(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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Keith Perry
Title: Consulting CFO and Business Operations A..
Company: Growth Accelerator
(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
(CFO)
Company A hired Employee X with a comp package that includes stock options with the usual 4 year/1 yr vesting/cliff and double trigger. The package also includes a 4th year anniversary...
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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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We plan to finally issue option grants to Advisors for our startup. A few of the Advisors signed agreements several years ago before we did a 409A. Our valuation is much higher now, as...
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Michael Scherbourg
Title: CFO
Company: Miklan Manufacturing
(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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john Olson
Title: Senior Associate, Marketing Programs and..
Company: Radius | Global Growth Experts
(Senior Associate, Marketing Programs and.. at Radius | Global Growth Experts)
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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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
Title: Corporate Controller
Company: Private
(Corporate Controller at Private)
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Jane Levin
Title: Corporate Controller
Company: Private
(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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Alexander Haislip
Title: Author
Company: Independent
(Author at Independent)
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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. ...