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Retailer whistleblower victory

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

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

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

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

Federal judge approves settlement of litigation against Lehman Brothers without requiring contributions from the personal assets of executives and directors

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2012

We have been closely following the recent explosion of litigation against executives and officers

Delaware quarterly October - December 2013

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

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

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

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"

JCPenney hit with class action lawsuit for alleged misrepresentation of sales discounts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2012

A customer has filed a proposed class action complaint against JCPenney in the Central District of California