Grant Date

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Grant Date

The date on which an option or other award is granted.

Grant Date

The date on which an employee is given a stock option. The grant date is usually later than the date on which it is announced that stock options will be distributed.
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To control costs, companies can minimize the number of grant dates in a calendar year, grade the vesting period not more than once a year and keep the variety of options to a minimum.
The review covered option grants made to all employees, directors and non-employees during the period from the date of our initial public offering in August 1999 to July 2006, consisting of over 200 grant dates (representing over 3,000 individual option grants).
The company had uncovered grants awarded between June 2000 and 2002 in which the measurement dates differed from grant dates.
The investigation concerns potential breaches of fiduciary duties by the board of directors and other company executives through the manipulation of stock option grant dates.
Of these grants, 3,891 had a lower closing stock price on the new measurement dates than on the related grant dates, which will not result in any additional compensation expense.
User tools that enable easy audit and verification of stock option grant dates and grant prices;
As previously disclosed by the Company, the SEC order concludes that the appropriate grant dates for three stock option grants made by the Company in 1998, 1999 and 2001 should have been as follows: the September 4, 1998 grant date should have been one trading day later (September 8, 1998); the November 30, 1999 grant date should have been one trading day earlier (November 29, 1999); and the July 18, 2001 grant date should have been five trading days later (July 26, 2001).
The second and third grant dates under both plans will be the first and second anniversaries, respectively, of the initial grant date.
3 million stock options granted to employees and non-employee directors on 148 different grant dates.
As previously announced, the Company reached a conclusion that the actual measurement dates for financial accounting purposes of numerous stock option grants issued in the past differ from the recorded grant dates of such awards.
In addition, during fiscal years 1996 through 2002, we generally selected the dates used as the grant dates retrospectively.
Grant dates for all options awarded to employees other than new-hire options should be the date on which the Compensation Committee meets and approves the grants.