Backdating stock options definition

17-Feb-2020 02:04

Is Option or Employee stock option the better link?

Mr Stephen , 24 July 2006 (UTC) The external links: "Background on the Options Backdating Scandal, ISS, retrieved 2006-07-24." "CNBC's Closing Bell interview with CFRA's Marc Siegel May 19, 2006, retrieved 2006-12-27" "Ex-Comverse lawyer settles with SEC for million, retrieved 2007-01-10" are broken.

If, however, Company XYZ decides to backdate the options, then it could change the paperwork to state that it actually granted those stock options to Jane on, say, June 15, 2019, when the stock was only trading at per share.

I have a decent understanding of financial options, and I cannot figure out what it means from this sentence.This article is within the scope of Wiki Project Finance & Investment, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of articles related to Finance and Investment on Wikipedia.