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Option grants: fully diluted or issued and outstanding

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

I often get asked: “When I tell a new hire how many shares he or she is getting, should I tell them the percentage this represents and, if so, should

Supreme Court rejects the presumption of prudence in stock drop cases

  • Schiff Hardin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

On June 25, 2014, the Supreme Court overruled the Sixth Circuit by holding that ERISA "does not create a special presumption favoring ESOP

Supreme Court rejects “presumption of prudence,” adopts new pleading standards in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has issued its highly anticipated decision in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, No. 12-751. In an opinion

ESOPs’ fables: on winning wars but losing battles

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

As the end of the Supreme Court term approached, decisions came down fast and furious. Last week's big decisions, at least around our nerdish water

No presumption of prudence in stock drop cases, but ESOP fiduciaries provided some comfort

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court held that ESOP fiduciaries are not entitled to a special "presumption of prudence" when investing plan assets in employer

DOL settlement is a cautionary tale for ESOP trustees

  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently settled a case involving an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) that provides guidance but also a warning for

ESOP fiduciaries not entitled to presumption of prudence

  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

In Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that there is no presumption of prudence for fiduciaries of an

Supreme Court rejects presumption of prudence in stock drop cases

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The United States Supreme Court has held that the presumption of prudence in favor of an ESOP fiduciary investing employer stock in an ERISA plan

Presumption of ESOP fiduciary prudence: a fading memory

  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

In what some herald as a game-changer, the US Supreme Court unanimously held ESOP fiduciaries should not be presumed to have acted prudently when

Supreme Court rejects presumption of prudence for ESOP fiduciaries and imposes limits on ERISA “stock drop” claims

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

Last week, in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, No. 12-751, the Supreme Court sketched a new legal landscape for ERISA "stock drop" litigation. In