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. SEC Form 15

    SEC Form 15 is a voluntary filing with the regulator by publicly ...
  3. SEC Form NSAR-U

    An annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
  4. SEC Form 11-K

    SEC Form 11-K is a form filed with the Securities and Exchange ...
  5. SEC Form S-4EF

    An SEC filing that is required when forming a savings bank, savings ...
  6. SEC Form NSAR-BT

    An annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
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