Comparison of Equity Grant Structures

We are often asked to provide an explanation as to the different types of non-cash compensation that are traditionally granted to employees of a company. The following provides a high level summary. OUTRIGHT EQUITY GRANT Ownership:  Outright ownership fully vested as of the date of grant.  Can be subject to claw back (i.e., repurchase) by…
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Privacy – Summary of InfoSec Policy Issues

While many businesses believe that they have adequate procedures in place to protect their own confidential information or that of their clients/customers, most do not.  Rather, they merely have a section in their employee handbook on confidentiality, and maybe require their employees to sign confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements.  Generally, such provisions are not sufficient to…
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General Data Protection Regulation

Starting next year, there will be new and stringent data protection laws in place in the European Union (“EU”) and the European Economic Area (“EEA”) – laws which may have a material impact on business located in the United States.  Effective as of May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will apply…
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