Performance Accelerated Restricted Stock Award Plans ("PARSAPs")

Definition:

Also known as performance-accelerated restricted stock ("PARS") and time-accelerated restricted stock award plans ("TARSAPs"). Grants of restricted stock or restricted stock units which may vest early upon attainment of specified performance objectives. Otherwise, a time-vesting schedule would remain in effect.

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