RIGEL PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
2000 EMPLOYEE STOCK PURCHASE PLAN
Approved by the Board of Directors August 18, 2000
Approved by Stockholders September 11, 2000
Amended and Restated April 24, 2003
Approved By Stockholders June 20, 2003
Amended January 31, 2007
Approved by Stockholders May 31, 2007
Amended by the Compensation Committee November 13, 2008
Amended by the Compensation Committee January 20, 2010
Amended by the Board of Directors February 4, 2014
Approved by the Stockholders May 20, 2014
Amended by the Compensation Committee December 9, 2020
Amended by the Board of Directors January 25, 2021
Approved by the Stockholders May 18, 2021
(a)The purpose of this 2000 Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the “Plan”) is to provide a means by which employees of Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) and its Affiliates, as defined in subparagraph 1(b), that are designated as provided in subparagraph 2(b), may be given an opportunity to purchase common stock of the Company (the “Common Stock”).
(b)The word “Affiliate” as used in the Plan means any parent corporation or subsidiary corporation of the Company, as those terms are defined in Sections 424(e) and (f), respectively, of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”).
(c)The Company, by means of the Plan, seeks to retain the services of its employees, to secure and retain the services of new employees, and to provide incentives for such persons to exert maximum efforts for the success of the Company.
(d)The Company intends that the rights to purchase stock of the Company granted under the Plan be considered options issued under an “employee stock purchase plan” as that term is defined in Section 423(b) of the Code.
(a)The Plan shall be administered by the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Company unless and until the Board delegates administration to a Committee, as provided in subparagraph 2(c). Whether or not the Board has delegated administration, the Board shall have the final power to determine all questions of policy and expediency that may arise in the administration of the Plan.
(b)The Board shall have the power, subject to, and within the limitations of, the express provisions of the Plan:
(i)To determine when and how rights to purchase stock of the Company shall be granted and the provisions of each offering of such rights (which need not be identical).