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The Annual Equity Grant: A Checklist of Key Considerations

The annual equity grant is a critical juncture in any long-term incentive plan. Get control of the complexities of granting season with this checklist of key considerations.

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The Curious Case of Marketability Discounts on Profits Interests

Why do profits interests receive a valuation discount for lack of marketability while stock options don’t? In this blog post, we take a look at this interesting valuation quirk.

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A 10-Step Checklist for ASU 2016-09 Preparation

If you have not yet adopted ASU 2016-09, here are 10 steps you can take to get your organization ready.

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The Year in Equity Compensation—and a Look Ahead to 2017

We asked a number of our industry friends and clients to share their perspectives on the events of 2016, and what might be in store in 2017.

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Modification Accounting Clarified in New FASB Proposal

In this blog post, we unpack the exposure draft released by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) affecting the application of modification accounting guidance under ASC 718.

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An Introduction to Monte Carlo Valuation for Relative TSR Awards

Have you ever wondered exactly how a Monte Carlo simulation model works to value relative TSR awards? In this issue brief, in plain English, we unpack what a Monte Carlo simulation does and how it treats the various features of a TSR award.

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Pay Ratio CDI: What You Need to Know

In an effort to clarify aspects of its original pay ratio guidance, the SEC released additional Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations.

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Equity Methods Garners 100% Client Satisfaction Ratings in All Areas of Stock Compensation Reporting

Group Five released its annual survey of corporate stock plan sponsors earlier this month, triggering a wave of excitement at our office in Scottsdale, Arizona. For the third year in…

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We’ve scoured our library of articles, white papers, client stories, and on-demand webinars for all Equity Methods content related to certain in-demand areas, and put them together here for you.…

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FASB’s Amendments to ASC 718 (ASU 2016-09) With a Private Company Focus

In March 2016, the FASB issued their finalized revisions to ASC 718. In this Issue Brief we review how ASU 2016-09 will specifically affect private companies.