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.

  1. SEC Form S-8

    A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that ...
  2. 500 Investor Rule

    A SEC stipulation requiring a company that exceeds 500 individual ...
  3. SEC Form 15

    SEC Form 15 is a voluntary filing with the SEC by publicly-traded ...
  4. SEC Form AW

    A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that ...
  5. SEC Form S-20

    A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), more ...
  6. SEC RW Filing

    This filing is made by companies which have already filed to ...
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