Go Dynamic! A Forfeiture Rate Comparison

By Michael Esposito, CEP When companies issue stock awards, they’re required to recognize the expense for each grant. In doing so, they must take into account the number of forfeitures they anticipate. This estimate is based on historical forfeiture activity analysis and is expected to change over time as continued...

Black-Scholes Calculator

While Shareworks Expense Accounting makes it dead easy for private companies to complete the option valuation process, we provide this Black-Scholes calculator to demonstrate a method that non-public companies find useful if their plan administration needs are minimal. This spreadsheet can be used to calculate “fair value” under ASC 718....

Equity Compensation Reporting: A Beginner’s Guide for Private Companies

When it comes to financial reporting associated with equity compensation, private companies face tough challenges. Determining a valid stock price volatility and calculating a value to your awards can be more difficult for private companies than for their publicly-listed peers. And, if you’re like many individuals in privately-held companies, equity...

The New ASC 718: Insider Insights and Practical Perspectives

Get the low-down on the new ASC 718 with FASB, PwC and Solium Looking for unique insights on the Accounting Simplification Updates to ASC 718? Look no further. Presented on April 12, 2016, this webinar features Mark Barton of FASB, Ken Stoler of PwC, and Michael Esposito of Solium! Fresh...