Employee Stock Options and Other Plans
Employee Stock Options and Other Plans

Stock Options and Other Equity Compensation Plans

A startup that wants to incentivize employees can grant stock options. Other choices include restricted stock, stock apprediation rights and phantom stock.

What Are Stock Options?

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Two Categories of Stock Options

Incentive Stock Options

Non-Qualified Stock Options

Other Types of Equity Compensation

Restricted Stock

Stock Appreciation Rights

Phantom Stock

Stock Options One of Several Ways to Incentivize

Ryan Carpenter serves as Attorney and Managing Director of Carpenter Wellington. Ryan advises clients across a broad set of corporate and commercial matters.

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