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Why the arbitration award against Adrian Peterson was vacated

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2015

A federal judge in Minnesota today vacated the arbitration award that confirmed the NFL's discipline of Adrian Peterson. You can read the decision

Make sure participants know when their plan benefits have been transferred

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

Employers need to make sure that their employees know when benefits shift from one plan to another as illustrated by this case from Utah: Martin

Tronox: the weed that choked a flower lessons for buyers on remedies

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2015

As we noted in Parts 1 and 2 of this series, any buyer of assets from a company in any degree of financial stress should be concerned about the

ISS speaks: proxy access, fee shifting by-laws and more

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2015

ISS has published its policy on proxy access matters. ISS will generally recommend in favor of management and shareholder proposals for proxy access

Lessons from Lance Armstrong about the finality of arbitration awards

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2015

On February 4, an arbitration panel ordered Lance Armstrong to pay $10 million to his former promotions company, SCA, as a result of his

Sandy Hook parents and securities law professors support Trinity Wall Street; Wal-Mart replies

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 15 2015

A group comprised of parents whose children or spouses were victims in the Sandy Hook tragedy, together with the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Bad actor disqualifications are not sanction enhancements

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2015

SEC Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher delivered a speech where he considered the role of bad actor disqualifications in the context of the SEC's

NYSE proposes to clarify proxy solicitation mechanics

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2015

The NYSE proposes to amend Section 402.05 of the Listed Company Manual to clarify that listed companies soliciting proxy material through brokers or

Asset manager hedging results fined for failing to register as a Commodity Trading Advisor

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2015

On January 16, 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) fined an asset manager, using financial instruments to hedge its clients' risk

Fifth Circuit un-vacates arbitration award, offering guidance to district courts

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2015

“When an arbitration goes an opponent’s way on the basis of questionable contract interpretation, parties often seek refuge in Section 10(a)(4