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Oklahoma court pierces corporate veil in CERCLA case

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

On February 5, 2015, an Oklahoma federal court pierced the corporate veil in Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. v. TCI Pacific Communications, Inc. The

A quick follow up on executive compensation litigation

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

Last Thursday, I blogged on the significance of George Leon Family Trust v. Johnson & Johnson (D.N.J. 2014) (Plaintiffs' Lawyers Continue to Press

The Delaware quarterly October - December 2014

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2015

It was a busy final quarter of 2014 for the Delaware Court of Chancery. Of particular note: (i) three decisions on aiding and abetting breach of

Plaintiffs’ lawyers continue to press new theories in executive compensation litigation with some success

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2015

Today, I want to mention an important case from June 2014, George Leon Family Trust v. Johnson & Johnson (D.N.J. 2014), that did not receive

Federal Court dismisses say on pay lawsuit, reaffirming that the Dodd-Frank Act means what it says

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2012

Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted defendants' motion to dismiss another one of the shareholder say on pay lawsuits (Dennis v. Hart, S.D. Cal., Case No. 11cv2271 WQH (WVG), 1612

The debate in Delaware over "default" fiduciary duties in the LLC context rages on

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2013

A threshold issue facing private equity funds is whether a prospective business entity should be structured as a traditional corporation or an

Financial services update January 12 2015 judicial developments

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2015

On December 17th, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a shareholder derivative suit against International Gaming Technology ("IGT") and its

Best Buy sued over customer information retention policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2011

A group of consumers recently filed suit against Best Buy Stores and bestbuy.com alleging violations of the Video Privacy and Protection Act (VPPA) stemming from Best Buy's retention practices for records of consumer purchases

Protecting corporate officers and directors

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2013

Two news items on Monday (August 12), reminded us that now would be a good time for every company to review (and, if necessary, update) the

Supreme Court holds that debt collector who makes an error of law cannot invoke the “bona fide error” defense

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2010

The Supreme Court has issued a new decision on the scope of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, interpreting the Act in a manner that is likely to raise concerns for law firms and others engaged in debt collection