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Second Circuit to consider employer’s discretion in connection with LTIP
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is considering the district court’s decision in Fishoff v. Coty Inc., which held that the Coty Board’s broad discretion under its Long Term Incentive Compensation Plan (LTIP) did not include attributing two different fair market values to its stock for the same day


Parent corporate defendants exposed to liability in ERISA suit under veil-piercing theory
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2010

The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware denied defendants’ motion to dismiss an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) complaint, ruling among other things that plaintiffs properly alleged facts to reach the corporate parent defendants on a theory of piercing the corporate veil


Understanding and monitoring retirement plan investments is focus of recent case
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2010

A Tennessee district court recently ruled that a directed trustee may seek indemnification from a retirement plans internal fiduciaries if that trustee is liable for alleged losses in investment funds it recommended


Private Equity Fund Sponsors' Risk for ERISA Unfunded Pension Liability Grows
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

On March 28, the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts held that, under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), two


Court finds private equity portfolio company may have liability for withdrawal by another portfolio company
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently delivered a potentially far-reaching decision for the private equity industry. In a case which


Supreme Court allows favorable employer stock ruling to stand
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

The US Supreme Court recently declined to review the “stock drop” cases decided late last year by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit involving Citigroup and McGraw-Hill


401(k) plan defeats “stock rise” challenge
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2008

In the last few years, 401(k) and other retirement plans that allow investment in the employer’s stock have faced a wave of “stock drop” litigation


Court finds plaintiff's new evidence insufficient to satisfy PSLRA pleading requirements
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

In a securities fraud action, a Colorado district court denied a plaintiff employees’ retirement plan’s motion for relief from a final judgment that dismissed the plaintiff’s original complaint because it did not satisfy the pleading requirements of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA


US Supreme Court’s impending decision on DOMA may impact most employee benefit plans
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

Late last month the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases concerning same-sex marriage. The Court's decisions are expected by the end of


Sixth Circuit affirms decision to enforce arbitration provision in retiree benefit dispute
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's decision to grant defendant-appellee TRW Vehicle Safety Systems