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August 7 - Closely Held Stock Options, Restricted Stock, Etc.

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Date of Teleseminar: Wednesday August 7, 2024
Time of Teleseminar: 11 a.m. - Noon MT
Credit: 1.0 G


Equity-based compensation is often essential to recruiting and retaining key employees in closely held companies. Whether through the use of stock options, restricted stock, appreciation rights or other instruments and techniques, incentive compensation aligns the financial interests of key employees with the entity. Incentive compensation also often has the benefit of not requiring the immediate outlay of cash. Depending on the instruments used, equity-based compensation may also help defer tax recognition. Compensation in LLCs takes on different forms but functions similarly. This program will provide you with a practical guide to equity-based incentive compensation in closely held companies.
  • Pros and Cons of Equity Comp
  • Equity Comp Basics
  • Valuation Issues
  • Vesting Conditions
  • Repurchase Rights
  • Corporate Equity Awards – Restricted Stock and Stock Options (NSOs and ISOs)
  • LLC Equity Awards – Profits Interests and Phantom Equity
Speaker:
C. Ben Huber is a partner in the Denver office of Greenburg Traurig, LLP, where he has a broad transactional practice encompassing mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and reorganizations, corporate finance, capital markets, venture funds, commercial transactions and general corporate law. He also has substantial experience as counsel to high tech, biotech and software companies in the development, protection and licensing of intellectual property. His clients include start-up companies, family- and other closely-held businesses, middle market business, Fortune 500 companies, venture funds and institutional investors. Mr. Huber earned his B.A. from the University of Colorado and his J.D. at the University of Colorado Law School.

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Important information & login instructions:

  • This is not eligible as part of the 2024 Annual Pass.
  • Minimum attendance requirements must be met. No partial credit available.
  • Registration closes the day before the program; registration and payment must be received prior to 10 a.m. MT the day before the event.
  • About a day before the teleseminar, you will receive an email from cleonline@sbnm.org with the link to dial in via internet audio along with all relevant course materials. Please contact us prior to the program if you do not receive this email/link.
  • Teleseminars count as "Live Credit" for your yearly compliance.