Financial Reporting

Make sure you’re audit ready with our comprehensive financial reporting library, including resources for ASC 718 and IFRS 2.

  • Sources of Equity Dilution

    Sources of Equity Dilution

    Learn the different types of dilution of shares in our equity dilution guide. View industry benchmarks by investor stage, typical dilution rates and more.

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  • How to Calculate Equity Dilution: Determining Ownership Stake Over Time

    How to Calculate Equity Dilution: Determining Ownership Stake Over Time

    Find out how to calculate equity dilution online with Shareworks Startup Edition. Learn a stock dilution formula, see common equity dilution scenarios and more.

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  • How Does Equity Get Diluted?

    How Does Equity Get Diluted?

    In part two of our equity guide, we answer how does equity get diluted and work. Learn about anti-dilution protection and view an equity dilution example.

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  • What is Equity Dilution?

    What is Equity Dilution?

    Learn what equity dilution is and how it works.

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  • Tips for Granting Global Equity

    Tips for Granting Global Equity

    Learn about 5 tips for granting employees equity around the world and more.

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  • Preparing for an Upcoming Audit? Four Things to Consider

    Preparing for an Upcoming Audit? Four Things to Consider

    Discover four things you should be considering when preparing for an upcoming financial audit.

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  • FMV and FV in Equity: What’s the Difference and Why Do They Matter?

    FMV and FV in Equity: What’s the Difference and Why Do They Matter?

    See the difference between fair value and fair market value of equity when finding share prices for equity awards.

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  • Building Value with Shareworks

    Building Value with Shareworks

    Giving employees a voice. Fostering pride in ownership. Delivering insight at the touch of a button. Customizing reports in real-time. Discover how Rignet realized these benefits with Shareworks.

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  • A Survival Guide to Running a Share Plan and Escaping the Weighted Average Time Monster

    A Survival Guide to Running a Share Plan and Escaping the Weighted Average Time Monster

    Running a share plan for your employees means constant communication with your shareholders and other key stakeholders. Important guidelines for your communications can be found in the accounting...

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  • What Is IFRS 2?

    What Is IFRS 2?

    Accounting for the expense associated with equity compensation awards can be daunting, especially to folks who are new to equity compensation or those of us without a background in...

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  • Streamline your Financial Reporting Processes

    Streamline your Financial Reporting Processes

    View exciting new features and tools that will continue to improve workflow-driven processes and expand the system capability to create a more comprehensive and flexible offering.

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  • What’s in the Forecast? The Black-Scholes Formula and Forecasting Factors

    What’s in the Forecast? The Black-Scholes Formula and Forecasting Factors

    In our last article, we described the three present factors that go into the Black-Scholes option pricing model. Now we’ll turn our attention to the forecasting factors. A lot hinges on the...

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  • Moving to Audited Financials? Four Tips for Private Companies and Their Equity Compensation Plans

    Moving to Audited Financials? Four Tips for Private Companies and Their Equity Compensation Plans

    For most privately-held companies, a major growth milestone (and admitted headache) is the point in time when their compiled financials are transitioned to audited financials. And while this may...

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  • IPO and Stock Compensation: What to Expect While You’re Expensing

    IPO and Stock Compensation: What to Expect While You’re Expensing

    Going public is always an exciting (albeit laborious) time for any firm. But the current renewed interest and optimism in the IPO market makes the prospect doubly enticing. And no wonder. In...

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  • A Simple Explanation of ASC 718 (123R)

    A Simple Explanation of ASC 718 (123R)

    What is stock expensing and how is it done? Here’s a quick and dirty explanation on what you need to know about ASC 718 (FAS 123R) and how it affects your company. What is ASC 718? According to...

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  • How to Estimate Forfeiture Rate for ASC 718 Stock Based Compensation

    How to Estimate Forfeiture Rate for ASC 718 Stock Based Compensation

    What is a Forfeiture Rate? The forfeiture rate is the percentage of options that you expect to cancel in a year based on historical data. So for every single year in which options are granted, you...

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  • The Pragmatic Guide to Startup Valuation

    The Pragmatic Guide to Startup Valuation

    Startup valuation is a very nuanced topic. Everybody says it’s both an art and a science, and many smart people have written posts to try and articulate the method behind the madness. But at the...

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  • ASU 2018-07: The Low-Down on FASB’s Changes to Non-Employee Accounting

    ASU 2018-07: The Low-Down on FASB’s Changes to Non-Employee Accounting

    By now you may have heard that  FASB announced the issuance of ASU 2018-07: Simplifications to Accounting for Nonemployee Share-Based Payments on June 20, 2018. If FASB announcements give you...

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  • How to Expense Stock Options Using Software – Step-by-Step Guide

    How to Expense Stock Options Using Software – Step-by-Step Guide

    So it’s that time of the year again when you are required to expense your company’s stock options under ASC 718. Maybe this year you’re doing your first audit and need to expense your options for...

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  • Top 4 Audit Insights from 90+ CFOs

    Top 4 Audit Insights from 90+ CFOs

    Shareworks by Morgan Stanley recently completed a survey of approximately 100 CFOs about their audit experiences.  We identified 4 key insights in our research.

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