Executive Compensation and Stock Options: Implementing a Stock Incentive Plan for Employees


Wednesday, October 21, 2015


Gregory C. Schick, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP


Contact Casey Alexander via email or 213.830.2012.


noon-1 pm PST

CLE Credits:

1 hr

This interdisciplinary presentation will highlight some of the many important tax, legal and accounting elements, including:

  • Reasons to implement a stock incentive plan
  • Types and features of equity compensation awards
  • Key terms for the stock incentive plan and award agreements
  • Common traps and pitfalls in operating a stock incentive plan
  • Tax code section 409A and the significance of fair market valuation
  • Rule 701, securities law compliance and income tax/financial accounting consequences

Other administration issues including IRS rules on ISO annual reporting