S-8 Filing

What is ‘S-8 Filing’

A SEC filing required for companies wishing to issue equity to their employees.

Explaining ‘S-8 Filing’

Similar to filing a prospectus, the S-8 outlines the details of an internal issuing of stock or options to employees.

Further Reading

  • Shell companies as IPO alternatives: an analysis of trading activity around reverse mergers – www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
  • Resolution of financial distress under Chapter 11 – www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
  • The impact of industry classifications on financial research – www.jstor.org [PDF]
  • Is the Game Worth the Candle-Comments on a Search for Economic and Financial Principles in the Administration of US Countervailing Duty Law – heinonline.org [PDF]
  • The Bright side of discretionary accruals: Evidence from finance and innovation – onlinelibrary.wiley.com [PDF]
  • Do institutional investors demand public disclosure? – academic.oup.com [PDF]