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What’s The Big Deal About Backdating Stock Options?

Law360 (June 15, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- It is virtually impossible to pick up a newspaper these days and not see an article about the ever-growing list of companies being caught up in investigations concerning allegations of backdated stock options. Despite the attention paid to this issue, little has been written explaining why backdating options is problematic and potentially illegal. This article will attempt to provide reasons why this issue is important, why civil and criminal authorities are investigating, and why it is critical that public companies who issued options over the past...
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