|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2016
|Disclosure of Compensation Related Costs, Share-based Payments [Abstract]|
|Disclosure of Compensation Related Costs, Share-based Payments [Text Block]||
The purpose of the Company’s stock option plan, is to attract, retain and motivate persons of training, experience and leadership to the Company, including their directors, officers and employees, and to advance the interests of the Company by providing such persons with the opportunity, through share options, to acquire an increased proprietary interest in the Company.
Options may be granted in respect of authorized and unissued shares, provided that the aggregate number of shares reserved for issuance upon the exercise of all Options granted under the Plan, shall not exceed 10,800,000 or such greater number of shares as may be determined by the Board and approved, if required, by the shareholders of the Company and by any applicable stock exchange or other regulatory authority. Optioned shares in respect of which options are not exercised shall be available for subsequent options.
On April 11, 2014 and June 20, 2014 the Company issued 657,430 and 264,230 options to employees and a consultant at an exercise price of $0.165 and $0.23, respectively, with a term of seven years. The options vest one-third on grant date and two thirds equally over the subsequent two years on the anniversary date. During the nine month period ended December 31, 2014, 125,824 of the 657,430 options were cancelled. On February 26, 2015, as a result of the Merger, the options were re-valued. The fair value, as re-measured, of the 531,606 options issued in April 2014 and the 264,230 options issued in June 2014 was $230,930 and $118,957 respectively.
On July 1, 2014, the Company issued 2,972,592 options to management of the Company, at an exercise price of $0.23 with a term of 7 years, which vested May 27, 2015. On February 26, 2015, as a result of the Merger, the options were re-valued at a fair value of $1,259,487, which vest immediately.
On February 17, 2015, the Company issued 314,560 options to a director, employees and a consultant with an exercise price of $0.23, that vest one third immediately and two thirds over the next two anniversary dates with an expiry date of seven years. The grant date fair value of the options was $136,613.
On November 24, 2015, the Company issued 650,000 options granted to employees that vest over three years at the anniversary date. The grant date fair value of the options was $694,384.
On December 14, 2015, the Company issued 2,495,000 options granted to employees, directors and consultants that vest over three years at the anniversary date. The grant date fair value of the options was $1,260,437.
During the three and twelve month period ended March 31, 2016 the Company recorded $158,244 and $1,464,837, respectively in share based compensation related to the vesting of stock options. During the year ended December 31, 2015 and the nine month period ended December 31, 2014 the Company recorded $1,467,907 and $112,573, respectively in share based compensation related to the vesting of stock options.
A summary of the Company’s outstanding options is as follows:
The following is a summary of stock options outstanding and exercisable as of March 31, 2016:
The weighted-average remaining contractual term of the outstanding options is 5.89 (March 31, 2015 6.27 December 31, 2015 and 2014 6.16 and 6.47, respectively) and for the options that are exercisable 5.26 (March 31, 2015 6.31, December 31, 2015 and 2014 5.49 and 6.33, respectively).
The entire disclosure for compensation-related costs for equity-based compensation, which may include disclosure of policies, compensation plan details, allocation of equity compensation, incentive distributions, equity-based arrangements to obtain goods and services, deferred compensation arrangements, employee stock ownership plan details and employee stock purchase plan details.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef