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The Delaware quarterly July - September 2014

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

Deserving particular attention this quarter are two decisions: the Delaware Supreme Court's opinion in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Indiana Electrical

Retailer whistleblower victory

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2014

As reported in our March 2012 issue, a multitude of whistleblower suits were filed, by an opportunistic Chicago based law firm in the wake of the

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