San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Entrepreneurial companies offer equity to employees as an important incentive. This program will cover the key issues in designing and implementing an equity incentive program using stock options, restricted stock and other techniques.
Topics will include:
- How to choose among options, restricted stock and other compensation.
- What are key elements for a successful program to attract, retain and motivate key talent?
- What are the typical amounts of equity for various types of founders, officers and employees?
- What are the financial and tax considerations of equity compensation?
Ben Hron of McCarter & English
Ben Hron (http://www.mccarter.com/Benjamin-M-Hron/) concentrates his practice on advising private companies, most in the life sciences and information technology industries, on general corporate matters, angel and venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance and strategic collaborations. He also represents investors in connection with the financing of private companies. Ben has extensive experience working with entrepreneurs and emerging companies, often getting involved when a business is still in its infancy and helping guide the founders through the formative early stages of their company's development.
Doors will open for networking at 9:30am.
This program is part of McCarter & English’s ongoing series at CIC on legal and business topics for entrepreneurs and emerging companies. Programs are held once or twice each month and are open to members of the CIC and their guests, as well as to the greater Boston entrepreneurial community. Contact: Benjamin Hron, 617-449-6584, email@example.com, @HronEsq
About the McCarter & English Venture Capital and Early Stage and Emerging Companies Group
McCarter’s Venture Capital and Early Stage and Emerging Companies Group is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build and finance their businesses and assisting angel and venture capital investor invest in early stage and emerging companies. The group is composed of tech-savvy lawyers who have helped build, grow, finance, sell and take public companies across the full spectrum of businesses, including Internet, software, medical devices, new media, life sciences, cleantech, healthcare, consumer products, biotechnology, retail, e-commerce, entertainment, financial services, insurance and telecom.
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McCarter & English LLP
McCarter & English, LLP is a firm of over 400 lawyers with offices in Boston, Hartford, Stamford, New York City, Newark, East Brunswick, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Washington, DC. In continuous business for more than 160 years, we are among the oldest and largest law firms in America.