DEFINITION of 'S-8 Filing'

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


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

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  3. SEC Form S-20

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  4. SEC RW Filing

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  5. Final Prospectus

    A final prospectus is the final version of a prospectus for a ...
  6. SEC Form 424B1

    The prospectus form that a company must file to provide additional ...
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