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Incentive Stock Options vs. Nonqualified Stock Options

Companies and service providers to companies frequently confront this question. Which is better: an Incentive Stock Option (aka a statutory stock option) (an “ISO”) or a Nonqualified Stock Option (aka a Nonstatutory Stock Option) (an “NQO”)? What are the differences … Continue reading

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Stock Option Exercise Checklist

Congratulations, you’ve gotten your company off the ground.  You’ve incorporated, issued founder shares and filed 83(b) elections, adopted a stock option plan, granted stock options, and been working on your business for a while.  Now an employee who has been … Continue reading

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What Type of Equity Incentive Should I Use?

Startups and emerging companies frequently have to answer this question. Continue reading

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