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Recent Court Decision Illustrates the Value of a 10b5-1 Plan
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

Lyle Roberts makes an interesting point in his 10b-5 Daily Blog in a post titled The Outset of the Fraud, which summarizes a recent federal court


Further Clarification on Director Independence in Litigation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2017

During the last five years, while plaintiffs and the Delaware courts have been expanding the litigation risks for the compensation decisions of


Follow-Up on Incentive Plans and ERISA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2017

I try to keep my blogs brief, but last week's blog, Could Your Incentive Plan Be Subject to ERISA?, may have been too brief. Inquiring minds wanted


Could Your Incentive Plan Be Subject to ERISA?
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2017

I have previously blogged on the need to ensure that your company’s cash and stock incentive plans do not become subject to the vesting and other


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