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Too big to fail? Complexity of long-term incentive comp changes the picture
02 Jul

Too big to fail? Complexity of long-term incentive comp changes the picture

The annual election mix of NQOs vs RSUs was automatic until this year. Even the smartest guy in his class has to grudgingly admit that his portfolio is growing “too big to fail.” Victor has been picking stocks and making gains. Now his executive compensation is the largest position in his portfolio. Who’s looking after the company stock and what will he do about the annual election?

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PSUs and Insider Rules Confound Executive in New Role
31 Mar

PSUs and Insider Rules Confound Executive in New Role

When a rising star is named president for a west coast IT company, she acquires some new and enviable issues. Valeria is an insider, for starters, which means she’ll need to gain pre-clearance for any sale of company stock and is now required to file SEC Forms 3, 4 & 5. What’s more, she’s been granted Performance Stock Units (PSUs), whose features and performance targets are complex but achievable. One year in, she’s beginning to get attractive outside salary offers, so she wants to learn more about what she has.

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Executive Shouldn’t Go It Alone When their Company Goes Public
02 Aug

Executive Shouldn’t Go It Alone When their Company Goes Public

The medical director for a fast-growing private medical device company, Josh, 45*, has been handling his own investments for years. His $400,000 in investments require very little tending – the majority is in his company’s 401(k) account. Free from financial minutiae, Josh is a theatre goer, making occasional excursions to New York to keep up with Broadway’s latest lineup.

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