Improper backdating occurred when stock-option grants to executives were timed to match yearly or quarterly lows in their company’s share price, but were often reported to shareholders at a higher exercise price.That concealed the additional executive pay and overstated financial results.

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“The process and paperwork behind this has gotten much more rigorous,” Ms. Backdating litigation was often consolidated into class actions or brought by shareholders on behalf of the company.