We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 631

Non-competition v. unfair competition in California

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2011

We all know that California does not permit enforcement of non-compete agreements

Board governance: identifying and understanding a risk

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2011

There is no question over the last few years that risk management has been an increasing topic of discussion for boards of directors and the subject of legislative and regulatory actions

Proposed regulations on 162(m) deduction limitation

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2011

Recently, the IRS issued proposed regulations concerning the $1 million deduction limitation for public company executive compensation, set forth in section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code

Using conviction records as a screening tool

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2012

The retail industry is beset by shrink both from internal and external sources

Pennsylvania district court adopts Brekka

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2010

The Magistrate Judge in Consulting Professional Resources, Inc. v. Concise Technologies LLC, 2010 WL 1337723 (W.D. Pa. March 9, 2010) held that the CFAA does not apply to an employee who removed trade secret protected data from the company computer and provided it to a competitor immediately prior to leaving her employer to become employed by that competitor

What does a clawback policy look like?

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2010

Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Act requires national securities exchanges (meaning for instance, the NYSE, Amex and Nasdaq) to adopt rules as directed by the SEC, which rules will require issuers to develop and implement a policy providing:for disclosure of an issuer's policy on incentive compensation that is based on financial information required to be reported under securities laws; and that, if an accounting restatement is prepared, the issuer will recover any excess incentive-based compensation from any current or former executive officer who received such incentive-based compensation in the three preceding years

Recent developments to retaliation claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 2 2011

Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (2002) protects employees of public companies who 'blow the whistle' by reporting conduct that they reasonably believe constitutes a violation of federal law relating to financial, securities or shareholder fraud

Government pressure on company not to pay legal fees for individual defendants violated their Sixth Amendment rights; dismissal of indictment affirmed

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2008

On August 28, 2008, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of all criminal charges against 13 former partners and employees of the accounting firm KPMG on the grounds that their Sixth Amendment right to counsel had been violated when KPMG was pressured by Justice Department policies and prosecutors into limiting and then terminating its payment of the defendants’ legal fees

What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but misappropriation of trade secrets and unauthorized disclosure of confidential information will still land you in hot water according to recent Supreme Court of Nevada decision

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2012

In Finkel v. Cashman Professional, Inc., et al., Case Nos. 54520, 55377, 2012 WL 669897 (Nev. March 1, 2012), the Supreme Court of Nevada addressed the validity of non-solicitation, non-competition, and non-disclosure covenants and the proper duration of a preliminary injunction prohibiting disclosure or use of trade secrets

Say-on-pay: the new world order

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2011

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd Frank) was signed into law in the United States a little more than one year ago