CPE/CEP Webinar

Trends in Private Company Stock Compensation Plans

Hear from Barbara Baksa, Executive Director for the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP).

Join us for an hour and get the trends in equity plans from the NASPP’s 2018 survey of private companies. We will highlight the unique practices of private companies, and you will discover your company’s equity plans compare to peers.

The webcast will answer the following questions:

  • What types of equity awards are used by private companies?
  • How common are ISOs, RSUs, and performance awards?
  • How frequently do private companies issue equity awards and which employees receive them?
  • How common are practices like vesting upon IPO, allowing early exercise, and resale restrictions?
  • Qualified equity grants under Section 83(i)—are any companies granting them?
  • What administrative practices, such as staffing, valuation, and recordkeeping, exist at private companies?
  • How do practices in Silicon Valley compare to the rest of the country?


Register now, join us February 13, at 11:00 am PT and get a recording of this webinar.

Barbara Baksa serves as Executive Director for the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP). She is a frequent speaker on equity compensation related topics, has authored numerous white papers and articles on stock compensation and has contributed chapters to four books on equity compensation. Barbara is also the author of the book “Accounting for Equity Compensation,” published by the National Center for Employee Ownership and a required text for the Certified Equity Professionals exam. Barbara also serves as editor of The NASPP Advisor and co-editor of The Corporate Executive.


Barbara began her career in equity compensation over 20 years ago. She is a Certified Equity Professional and a member of the Advisory Board of the CEP Institute at Santa Clara University. Barbara has a BA in English from the University of Iowa.

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Cost: Free

Program: Group Internet Based

Prerequisites: None

Advance Preparation: None

Credits: 1 CPE credit

Subject Area: Specialized Knowledge

Level: Basic

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