This is a guide on how to set up an incentive scheme for employees using warrants (Swedish: teckningsoptioner) in Swedish limited companies (aktiebolag). First, a summary will give you an overview of the whole process and highlight some common mistakes. Next, different kinds of employee incentive programs will be discussed, followed by a deep-dive into how Swedish stock options work and how to set up an option pool. Finally, you will be walked through a step-by-step process: how to implement an option scheme.
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