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Here's a look at companies that have come under scrutiny for past stock-option grants and practices.THIS SCORECARD WAS LAST UPDATED IN SEPTEMBER 2007 AND IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED. Note: This list contains companies that have disclosed government probes, misdated options, restatements and/or executive departures as of Septmeber 2007.
ACS said it plans a charge of as much as million to rectify its accounting related to the grants. Edwards signed separation agreements with ACS that will allow them to remain with the company during a transition period ending June 30, 2007.James Treacy was found guilty of securities fraud and conspiracy in a scheme which ran from 1997, in which prosecutors said Monster's management understated compensation by 9m (£223m) over nine years.Mr Treacy was accused of conspiring with other members of the management team to backdate option grants to staff between 19, and so falsely inflate the company's profits.As a result, it is possible that Activision will be required to record additional stock-based compensation expense related to stock-option grants.On June 7, 2007, the company said the SEC issued a formal probe order related to its stock-options grants.