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Third Thursday Emerging Company Webinar Series: Executive/Equity Compensation & Stock Options


Thursday, January 21, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. p.m. PST
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. p.m. CST
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. p.m. EST

Stock Options and other equity compensation arrangements for Start-Up Companies: Start-up companies have unique needs and issues related to implementing stock option and other equity compensation incentive arrangements for the company's executives, employees and key service providers. This interdisciplinary presentation will highlight important incentive, income tax, securities laws, and financial 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
  • Traps and pitfalls to avoid in operating a stock incentive plan
  • Tax code section 409A and the significance of fair market valuation
  • Securities law compliance and income tax/financial accounting consequences
  • Other administration issues including IRS rules on ISO annual reporting

Please join Sheppard Mullin for our Third Thursday Emerging Company Webinar Series educating entrepreneurs and emerging companies on the key legal issues they face during the growth of their companies. These complimentary 1-hour webinars are held through Zoom. They will have both an audio and PowerPoint component.

Presented by

Gregory Schick, Partner, Sheppard Mullin

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This activity has been approved for Minimum 1 Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

New York

This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1 credit hour which may be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement, and is suitable for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys.

*You must attend the full webinar to receive credit.

Questions? Please contact Lindsey Jacobson.


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