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This is the granted option that would be reported to the SEC.
Initially, lax enforcement of the reporting rule was also blamed for allowing many companies to sidestep the rule adjustment that stemmed from Sarbanes-Oxley.
The legal complaint alleged that from 1993 to 2006, the former CEO and the former chief accounting officer directed the company to engage in schemes to provide undisclosed compensation to executives and certain employees. Lin was accused of backdating stock option documents in order to give the appearance that options were granted on earlier dates than issued.
This scheme was allegedly used to the benefit of officers and employees of the company as well as its directors.
Options backdating is the process of granting an option that is dated prior to the actual issuances of the option.
In this way, the exercise price of the granted option can be set at a lower price than that of the company's stock at the granting date.Companies would simply wait for a period in which the company's stock price fell to a low and then moved higher within a two-month period.