He died Friday when a car hit him as he bicycled on Sand Hill Road.
It was a tough period for the company and one that Smith warned would require extra effort from employees, said Don Faria, who joined Altera two years after Smith and is now a senior vice president.
As a result, it is possible that Activision will be required to record additional stock-based compensation expense related to stock-option grants.
On June 7, 2007, the company said the SEC issued a formal probe order related to its stock-options grants.
The information in this post was last updated on September 10, 2008 The purpose of this blog post is to track options backdating related litigation.
All of the companies that have been sued — and of which the will note at the top and bottom of this post the date on which the information was most recently updated, and will indicate in red which information has been most recently added.
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Here's a look at companies that have come under scrutiny for past stock-option grants and practices.