|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2019
16. Stock-Based Compensation
On October 27, 2016, the Company adopted the 2016 Equity Compensation Plan (the “Plan), the purpose of which is to align the interests of the Company’s officers, other employees, advisors and consultants or any subsidiary, if any, with those of the Company’s shareholders and to afford an incentive to such officers, employees, consultants and advisors to continue as such, to increase their efforts on the Company’s behalf and to promote the success of the Company’s business. The basis of participation in the Plan is upon discretionary grants of awards by the Company’s Board of Directors. The Plan is administered by the Compensation Committee. The maximum number of Common Shares reserved for the grant of awards under the Plan is 1,500,000, subject to adjustment as provided in Section 5 of the Plan. The number of securities remaining available for future issuance under the Plan as of December 31, 2019 was 1,469,616.
During the years ended December 31, 2019 and 2018, the Company granted an aggregate of 7,500 and 22,884 restricted Common Shares under the Plan, respectively. Stock based compensation for the years ended December 31, 2019 and 2018 was $43,147 and $37,589,respectively.
The entire disclosure for share-based payment arrangement.
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