Categories: stock options

Former Brocade CEO Greg Reyes Guilty in Stock Options Case

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 07

A jury just found former Brocade CEO Greg Reyes guilty on all 10 counts in the government’s first stock options backdating case against an executive. It’s a surprisingly clear victory…

The Politics of Options

Posted by: Peter Burrows on September 09

Just when it seemed the news flow on the stock options scandal had eased to a slow boil, it’s now heating up again. The news is emanating from the halls…

So long, Frank Quattrone scandal. Now about those stock options

Posted by: Peter Burrows on August 22

I can’t help recalling the fervor that surrounded Frank Quattrone in early 2003, when news broke that New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer was investigating various allegations against the…

A Silicon Valley CEO Speaks Out

Posted by: Peter Burrows on August 15

In recent months, I’ve made a point of asking CEOs I speak with for their view on the stock options scandal. Almost none have been willing go on the record,…

Poetic Justice for Stock Option Backdating

Posted by: Rob Hof on May 26

As a complement to the National Center for Employee Ownership’s new take on stock option backdating—so much in the news in tech and beyond—Executive Director Corey Rosen has penned a…


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