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grant

1. a sum of money provided by a government, local authority, or public fund to finance educational study, overseas aid, building repairs, etc.
2. a transfer of property by deed or other written instrument; conveyance
3. US a territorial unit in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, originally granted to an individual or organization

Grant

1. Cary, real name Alexander Archibald Leach. 1904--86, US film actor, born in England. His many films include Bringing up Baby (1938), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), and Mr Blandings Builds his Dream House (1948)
2. Duncan (James Corrowr). 1885--1978, British painter and designer
3. Ulysses S(impson), real name Hiram Ulysses Grant. 1822--85, 18th president of the US (1869--77); commander in chief of Union forces in the American Civil War (1864--65)
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Incentive stock options must be granted pursuant to a plan approved by the shareholders of the corporation granting the options within 12 months before or after the date on which the plan is adopted.
Disclosures you need to make under the new standard are a description of the plan; the number and weighted average exercise prices of options outstanding and the number exercisable at the beginning and end of the year; the number of options granted, exercised, forfeited or expired during the year; and the weighted average fair values of options granted during the year.
The Audit Committee has determined that stock option grants that were intended to qualify as Incentive Stock Options ("ISO's") under the Internal Revenue Code ("IRC"), but were granted "in-the-money" as described above, would not quality as ISO's and therefore would not receive the favorable tax treatment afforded to ISO's.
In connection with the contemplated settlement, ADI would consent to a cease-and-desist order under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5 thereunder, would pay a civil money penalty of $3 million, and would reprice options granted to Mr.
Options to purchase 429,200 shares of Macromedia common stock were granted on December 19, 2003, to 99 non-executive employees of eHelp Corporation, a company acquired by Macromedia in December 2003.
State Street granted an additional $290,000 to 38 non-profit organizations to sponsor fund-raising events.
LeCroy Corporation (NASDAQ: LCRY), a leading supplier of oscilloscopes as well as serial data test solutions, announced that in connection with its acquisition of Computer Access Technology Corporation ("CATC"), 61 former CATC employees were granted inducement stock options covering an aggregate of 230,984 shares of LeCroy common stock, and two former CATC employees received employment inducement restricted stock grants covering an aggregate of 70,000 shares of LeCroy common stock.
Judge Legg also granted Carnegie's motion to stay the federal court lawsuit filed by certain shareholders against Grant Thornton.