We recently spoke with partners at Fenwick & West, about the laws and regulations concerning compensation, how they’re applied to employee tender offers, and what steps companies can take to maximize the benefits to employees, and reduce cost and future risk.
The new tax law offers relief for some employees who might otherwise have been forced to hold options or let them expire because of a large tax bill. But the new code doesn’t remove every obstacle in the way of employee liquidity—and one provision ostensibly designed to do so looks like it will fall well short.
In order to conduct or facilitate a private tender offer, companies are often required to disclose confidential information they’re used to guarding closely. Learn more about what leading a tender offer may need to share the following with employee sellers.
We recently spoke to Craig Jacoby, legal specialist on secondary financing, about how companies should balance controlling their capitalization tables with providing liquidity opportunities to employees, and how to best manage some of the risk involved.
Ray Thornson, a Managing Director at Andersen Tax, explains the rules and regulations of qualified small business stock, or QSBS, and what people can do today in order to lock in savings later.
Stock options have long been a way for startups to incentivize and retain employees. But issuing them brings regulatory requirements.
Now that top companies are staying private longer they’re being forced to rethink how they manage employee incentive stock programs. Find out how this affects you.
Will Skinner, Partner at Fenwick & West’s Silicon Valley office, discusses the types of companies that qualify under the QSBS rules.