Steve Jobs deposition, page 39, March 18, 2009[ << page 39 >> ] img
MR. EHRLICH: Excuse me. Objection; vague 10:05:04
and calls for a legal conclusion.
BY [i; i]
Q. You can answer the question.
A. To the best of my knowledge and
recollection, I had approval from Apples Board of
Directors to go forward with this before the end of
2000 and -- yeah, that's the answer.
Q. And when you say approval of "this," just
to make sure were clear 10:05:28
A. 4.- - the grants to the ET.
Q. Okay. So, again, my purpose is not to put
words in your mouth but to make sure I'm
understanding you. It sounds like what you're
saying is that you believe the board of directors 10:05:41
had approved in 2000, or towards the end of 2000, a
grant of 4.8 million shares. Am I correct?
A. I think they had approved a grant of this
magnitude, I don't know that every last person
as an example, I'm not sure I had decided on 400,000 10:06:10
shares fornd Nancy at that time. But the big
ones of a million, yeah, we talked about that a lot.
Q. And I think you have anticipated the crux
of my question. In other words, I'm trying to
understand exactly what it is, kind of as we move 10:06:27
[ << page 39 >> ] img