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Tips for Startups to Avoid Running Afoul of Securities Laws

By Ali Nardali and Aria Kashefi

Stock options and other equity awards have historically been a common feature of the compensation packages offered by many startup companies to their employees and consultants. Yet many companies are often unaware of the pitfalls of the relevant security laws. This article provides guidance on common security law challenges faced by startup founders.