The treatment stock options have received since the enactment of Section 421 of the 1954 Code has come under much criticism. Section 421 of the Code authorizes the so-called "restricted"stock options. It is not the purpose of this paper, however, to enter the controversy about restricted stock options but to consider the so-called "non-restricted" and to suggest revisions in the law that appear merited with respect to them.
Robert H. Moore Jr., Stock Options for Directors in Small Corporations, 11 Clev.-Marshall L. Rev. 396 (1962)