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The CEPI provides unbiased guidance and resources for issuers, service providers and auditors. This combined 4-in-1 volume covers Employee Stock Purchase Plans, Restricted Stock and Restricted Stock Units, Performance Awards, and Global Equity Plans.

This volume is designed to help prepare people for examinations necessary to achieve the Certified Equity Professional designation from the Certified Equity Professional Institute of the Santa Clara University’s Silicon Valley Executive Center. The CEP designation is a widely recognized professional achievement. Organizations and individuals use the CEP exams as a measurement of knowledge, skills, and abilities related to equity compensation tax, corporate and securities law, accounting, and equity plan design, analysis, and administration.

The CEPI’s GPS (guidance, procedures, systems) book is designed to provide impartial guidance for everyone working in the field. This volume combines the four GPS books, all newly updated for 2020.