Equity Compensation Part 4 ‐ Restricted Stock Units

What They Are Restricted Stock Units (“RSU”s) are considered a hybrid of stock options and restricted stocks. RSUs are generally granted by an employer either at a specified point in the future, after a specified amount of time, or after required performance milestones are achieved. If the employee does not satisfy the vesting requirements, then […]

EQUITY COMPENSATION PART 3 – RESTRICTED STOCK

What It Is “Restricted stock” refers to shares of stock granted to an employee at a reduced or no cost, sometimes linked with a cash bonus to offset tax liability.  Restricted stock constitutes actual ownership but is subject to restrictions on transferability and substantial risk of forfeiture. The recipient’s rights in the shares are restricted until the shares vest, […]