July 14, 2020
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1/24/ · Backdating options has been considered to be an unethical or illegal practice, and is now subject to legal and regulatory enforcement since the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 7/31/ · However, some companies manipulated this data by creating documentation to make it look as though the option was granted on a day when the price was very low. This practice of changing the so-called date that the option was granted to the employee is called "backdating," and is illegal. Find the Right Finance blogger.com: Ken Lamance. With Apple facing a federal investigation into its stock option backdating practices, we look at what the rules are, what regulators are looking at, and what's next for the company.

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1/24/ · Backdating options has been considered to be an unethical or illegal practice, and is now subject to legal and regulatory enforcement since the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 7/31/ · However, some companies manipulated this data by creating documentation to make it look as though the option was granted on a day when the price was very low. This practice of changing the so-called date that the option was granted to the employee is called "backdating," and is illegal. Find the Right Finance blogger.com: Ken Lamance. With Apple facing a federal investigation into its stock option backdating practices, we look at what the rules are, what regulators are looking at, and what's next for the company.

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With Apple facing a federal investigation into its stock option backdating practices, we look at what the rules are, what regulators are looking at, and what's next for the company. 2/3/ · Backdating is usually not allowed and even can be illegal or fraudulent in some situations. However, there are times when backdating can be acceptable, but the parties involved must agree to it. Abstract Thousands of U.S. companies appear to have secretly backdated stock options. This Article analyzes three forms of secret option backdating: (1) the backdating of executives' option grants; (2) the backdating of nonexecutive employees' option grants; and (3) the backdating of executives' option exercises.

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The practice of backdating options is not illegal as long as it is disclosed to shareholders. This fact is often used as a reason to downplay the seriousness of the issue. 7/31/ · However, some companies manipulated this data by creating documentation to make it look as though the option was granted on a day when the price was very low. This practice of changing the so-called date that the option was granted to the employee is called "backdating," and is illegal. Find the Right Finance blogger.com: Ken Lamance. With Apple facing a federal investigation into its stock option backdating practices, we look at what the rules are, what regulators are looking at, and what's next for the company.

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7/31/ · However, some companies manipulated this data by creating documentation to make it look as though the option was granted on a day when the price was very low. This practice of changing the so-called date that the option was granted to the employee is called "backdating," and is illegal. Find the Right Finance blogger.com: Ken Lamance. 2/3/ · Backdating is usually not allowed and even can be illegal or fraudulent in some situations. However, there are times when backdating can be acceptable, but the parties involved must agree to it. Abstract Thousands of U.S. companies appear to have secretly backdated stock options. This Article analyzes three forms of secret option backdating: (1) the backdating of executives' option grants; (2) the backdating of nonexecutive employees' option grants; and (3) the backdating of executives' option exercises.