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Restricted Stock Units ("RSU") treated like Stock Options by Illinois Divorce Court

In Re Marriage of Micheli, 2014 IL App (2d) 121245 (July 31, 2014)

In this case, the trial court divided all marital assets equally, including vested stock options, but then awarded all unvested stock options and Restricted Stock Units (“RSU”) to the husband. 198 more words

Illinois Divorce

The biggest threat to CEO pay, for the short-term

The way CEO pay has grown over the past 30 years, you might think it’s bound to keep growing indefinitely. But if a suddenly stagnant market falls, we could see a stumble in top-level compensation, at least in the short-term. 638 more words


Will the new Coca-Cola equity plan guidelines become the "classic" model or just "new Coke"?

by Cydney Posner

Coca-Cola’s decision to scale back the use of its equity compensation plan and adopt “equity stewardship guidelines” has certainly received a lot of press – for an equity plan, that is. 726 more words

Corporate Governance

Coca-Cola pours cold water on executive stock plan

Coca-Cola has given in to criticism from investors, including Warren Buffett, and is scaling back its executive equity compensation plan.

The beverage company’s new guidelines for a plan already approved by shareholders at the annual meeting earlier this year mean it will issue fewer stock awards each year, addressing concerns that the plan would dilute their investments and was too generous. 360 more words


How startup founders create fans for life

The story: Friend of mine was working at a startup that was recently acquired. She hadn’t reached her one year cliff and was let go by the acquirer after the transaction completed. 127 more words

Alibaba IPO: It’s official—Wall Street wins, you will lose

It’s official. Alibaba’s IPO pop was stupendous, Wall Street’s favorite clients get billions of dollars in found money, investment banks will pocket billions from those grateful clients for orchestrating the windfall, and the owners who let it happen should be thoroughly ashamed. 897 more words


Alibaba’s top brass can’t lose, even if shareholders suffer

If you’re thinking about buying Alibaba shares once they start trading on September 19, keep this warning in mind: The management of the Chinese digital shopping colossus has a powerful incentive to work not for you, but for themselves. 771 more words