McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Equity Incentive Plans: Compensating Key Employees with Equity, Options and Equity Appreciation Awards

By: Michael L. Hund and Salvatore J. Bauccio Introduction There comes a point in the life cycle of many businesses when its employees desire equity in consideration of their services to the business-the employees want to become owners and not just work for the business and its owners. Wanting to align...