An executive of a publicly-traded company would not have anticipated today’s market volatility and depressed stock price when he or she entered into a 10b5-1 trading plan in 2019. As a result, this executive will probably want to amend or terminate such trading plan. The purpose of this Post is to provide a quick reminder of the applicable issues that should be considered. This Post is Part 6 of a 7-Part series addressing compensation adjustments that Compensation Committees could consider in order to continue to incent and retain their executive officers in today’s economy.
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