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Financial services update September 8 2014 insights

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2014

On September 3rd, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an opinion with implications for corporations that award "functional"

eLunchwebcast another liability risk for officers and directors

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

As my colleagues, Mike Melbinger and Steve Flores, recently blogged and blasted (respectively), the U.S. Supreme Court, in Fifth Third Bank Corp. v

eLunch: another liability risk for officers and directors

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2014

In June, I blogged on a Supreme Court decision with liability implications for officers and directors at every publicly traded company that offer a

Cheniere Energy officially withdraws request for shareholder approval of additional shares

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

I missed it on Friday (July 25), but Cheniere Energy made it official, filing a Notice of Postponed Annual Meeting of Stockholders and 2014 Proxy

Financial services update July 28 2014 feature: corporate governance

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

The Delaware Supreme Court's decision upholding a private company's right to change its by-laws so that the cost of attorney fees in a derivative or

A small but important victory for the good guys in an executive compensation disclosure case

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

Those of us who have received a letter from a plaintiffs' law firm alleging inadequate disclosures as to executive compensation in the 14A proxy

More bad news in the trend of lawsuits against non-executive directors over their own compensation

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

Lawsuits against directors, officers, and the company alleging that the compensation paid or awarded to one or more executives was excessive

The Delaware quarterly April - June 2014

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The Delaware Supreme Court and Delaware Court of Chancery are generally regarded as the country's premier business courts, and their decisions carry

Litigation over executive and director compensation takes another turn for the worse

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2014

Last week litigation over executive and director compensation continued its evolution down the path we have been describing for the last couple years

Properly-delegated fiduciary responsibility protects plan sponsors

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2014

In Coulter v. Morgan Stanley & Co. (May 29, 2014), the Second Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed ERISA breach of fiduciary duty claims against Morgan