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Follow-Up on Litigation Over Non-Employee Director Stock Awards
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

There have not been many new developments on this topic for a while, but I wanted to reassure readers that courts are upholding directors’ decisions


Shareholder Lawsuit Over “Excessive” Stock Pledging?
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2017

What will they think of next? You hear that a lot from old guys like me when confronted with new gadgets and gizmos. However, in this case, the


Another Federal Court Affirms the Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants in Electronically Delivered Equity Award Agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2017

We have blogged on this issue before in detail (Restrictive Covenants in Stock Award Agreements: Critical Lessons for Employers, Executives, and


Does a Separation Agreement and Release End the Relationship Between an Executive and an Employer?
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2016

When an executive and an employer sign a Separation Agreement and Release, it should end the relationship between the parties, resolve all issues


Follow-Up on Whether a New Statute or Regulation Can Override an Existing Employment Agreement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2016

Last week, I blogged on Piszel v. U.S., holding that a new statute or regulation can override a legally binding employment (or other) agreement. In


Clawbacks: Can a New Statute or Regulation Override an Existing Employment Agreement?
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2016

When we discuss adopting or updating a clawback policy, clients (and others) occasionally ask me: “Can a new statute or regulation override an


Settlement of Lawsuit over Director Compensation Offers Useful Guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2016

We have blogged (incessantly, some would say) on the sudden rash of lawsuits alleging improper or excessive compensation to non-employee directors


Recent Cases Point out Potential Gaps in Indemnification Provisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

Kevin LaCroix's The D&O Diary recently highlighted a couple of Delaware cases denying the advancement of legal fees to individuals with the title of


More Poor Drafting of Employment Agreements Can Lead to Litigation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2016

It seems like only last week I was writing about a company that could have avoid substantial legal costs and headaches through better drafting (oops


Poor Drafting of Employment Agreements Can Lead to Litigation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

A federal district court case decided last week involved an issue we see all too often. In Willis Re, Inc. v. Hearn (E.D. Pa. 2016), a Chief