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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

Company postpones annual meeting due to lawsuit over stock plan and disclosures

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 4 2014

On June 2, 2014, Cheniere Energy, Inc. announced that it had postponed its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which had been scheduled to be held

Financial services update June 2 2014 feature: corporate governance

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

Legal blogs have been abuzz over a recent Delaware Supreme Court opinion which seemed to approve a private company's decision to change its by-laws

Update on 162(m)excessive compensation lawsuit

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

Last year I blogged on a disappointing ruling against Simon Properties Group, Inc. out of the Delaware Chancery Court (Surprising Victory in Delaware

Consumer reporting companies settle with FTC over allegations they violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act

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

Two companies in the business of selling consumer public record information (as permitted under the Fair Credit Reporting Act FCRA), Instant

New Jersey District Court affirms FTC’s enforcement authority over data security practices, Wyndham case proceeds

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

A New Jersey District Court recently upheld the Federal Trade Commission's authority to bring enforcement actions alleging that a company has failed

The recent ruling confirming the FTC’s authority to sue companies for cybersecurity failures: why this matters to the financial services industry

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

For more than a decade, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has investigated companies for maintaining what the FTC believes are unreasonable data