But just as they've started to make some headway, questions regarding the backdating of stock options threaten to immerse them and their companies anew in a wash of investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), federal prosecutors, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and shareholder-related class-action derivative suits.
What does OPS stand for?
OPS stands for Options (stock)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Business, finance, etc.
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We have 256 other meanings of OPS in our Acronym Attic
- OPSEC (Operations Security) Professionals Society
- OPTera Packet Solution (Nortel Networks)
- Optical Packet Switching
- Optical Picture Stabilization (cameras)
- Optical Position Sensor
- Optical Pulse Simulation
- Optical Sensor
- Optically Pumped Semiconductor
- Optimized Print Services (Konica Minolta)
- Optional Pension Scheme (various organizations)
- Options for Personal Security
- Oracle Parallel Server
- Orbital Prosthetic Supplies (Crawley, West Sussex, UK)
- Order Processing System (Sprint)
- Organ Placement Specialist
- Organic Photo Conductor
- Organización Panamericana de la Salud (Pan American Health Organization)
- Oriented Polystyrene
- Orthogonal Polarization Spectral (microscopy)
- Osteoporosis-Pseudoglioma Syndrome
Samples in periodicals archive:
Companies will treat nonqualified and incentive options differently.
First, it contended that the transaction did not involve granting put options to the mortgage originators that paid commitment fees to Freddie Mac.
There is increasing interest among corporate employers in the use of incentive stock options (ISOs) qualifying under section 422 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as a part of employee compensation.
31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to create Flexible Exchange Options (FLEX Options) -- an exchange traded alternative for institutional users of the over-the-counter (OTC) options market.
com to improve the performance of options investors at all levels.
The new conventional wisdom is that stock options are on the way out, with restricted stock and other forms of long-term incentives replacing options as the predominant form of executive compensation.
The guidance from FASB is clear: Companies must determine and report the fair value of stock options they use to compensate employees.