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Early heads-up for proxy season 2016 protecting directors
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

One item your board might consider for year end 2015 and early 2016 is amending the company's charter to add the exculpating protection of DGCL


This time Delaware court decides in favor of board in director compensation lawsuit
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

Over the last year, this blog has bemoaned the Delaware Chancery Court's decisions expanding potential liability for board compensation and fretted


Recent court decisions concerning director compensation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

The rest of the legal world seems to be waking up to an issue raised by this blog three years ago (See "Recent Court Decisions Suggest Changes to


Supreme Court clarifies the application of ERISA statute of limitations to plan investment decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

On Monday, May 18, 2015, in Tibble v. Edison International, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act's (ERISA


Delaware courts approve another lawsuit over director stock awards
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

On April 30, the Delaware Chancery Court issued another decision in a shareholder derivative action against a corporation and its board members over


Reminder on electronic equity award agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2015

This may be too late for most companies - at least for 2015, but I wanted to get out a reminder to double-check your electronic equity award


Follow up on quality Stores severance payFICA case
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2015

This is not major news, but since I previously blogged on the Quality Stores case ("Federal Appellate Court Rules that SUB Payments are not "Wages"


Unfortunate court decision holding employer liable for legal, but not optimal, tax withholding
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

Now the federal district court in the Eastern District of Michigan has ruled against the company in a published decision that may set a bad precedent


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


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