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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


Dudenhoeffer revives stock drop litigation the other shoe(s) drop
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

On October 30, 2014, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (San Francisco) revived the stock drop case against Amgen, Inc., which it previously decided


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


Cheniere Energy officially withdraws request for shareholder approval of additional shares
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2014

I missed it on Friday (July 25), but Cheniere Energy made it official, filing a Notice of Postponed Annual Meeting of Stockholders and 2014 Proxy