Executive Rights to Equity Compensation on Termination of Employment


Many executives and employees are unpleasantly surprised to find a gap between what they expect from the equity

compensation they negotiated at hire and what they ultimately receive when they lose their job. The fact of

termination, in and of itself, will always have an impact on your ability to retain (or exercise) previously granted

equity rights. But what that impact will be depends on your specific agreements, the company's overall plans and

policies, and

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