Pre-IPO: Basics

Can my company lend me money to buy its stock, exercise an option grant, or pay taxes on restricted stock at vesting? Can it later cancel or modify that debt? This is premium content

Yes, but the arrangement must be carefully structured not to be considered a stock option or nonrecourse loan...
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