stock option plan

noun

Legal Definition of stock option plan

: a form of deferred compensation that allows an employee to buy corporate stock at a set price (as the prevailing market price at the time of the contract) at any time (as when the market price has risen) during a designated number of years

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“Stock option plan.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/stock%20option%20plan. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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