The leader of Sullivan & Worcester's Capital Markets Group analyzes the SEC’s recent move to double the limit of equity compensation that can be awarded by private companies in any 12-month period without requiring detailed disclosures; he also urges stakeholders to respond to the SEC's open call for comment about equity compensation under Rule 701.
Tag: equity compensation plans
The SEC solicited public comment on potential changes to the regulator’s treatment of equity compensation, tied to the emergence of the “gig economy.”
Besides discussing the rollout of UBS One Source, Michael Barry offers some broader ideas about the role of equity compensation and the importance of communicating the value of equity awards to employees.
“Non-qualified deferred compensation plans will always be tax advantageous and a useful benefit,” Bruce J. McNeil, partner with The Wagner Law Group, told Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) 71st Annual National Conference attendees.
An internal memo circulating this week at UBS announces a series of senior hires and details the launch of an expanded digital platform supporting advisers’ delivery of equity compensation plan services.
Among those who have never exercised or sold their equity compensation or ESPP, 34% admit to being worried about selling under the wrong market conditions and 34% say they are afraid of potential tax implications of making a wrong decision.