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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


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


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


MetLife v. Glenn: Supreme Court cautions on conflicted fiduciaries deciding claims
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2008

On June 19, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. v. Glenn (“Glenn”


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


IRS will recognize all marriages of same-sex couples if valid where performed
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On June 26, the US Supreme Court required the federal government to recognize marriages between two individuals of the same sex if the marriage is


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


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


Defense of Marriage Act ruling has multiple effects on benefit plans
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

On June 26, the US Supreme Court ruled in United States v. Windsor that Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional


Court refuses to lift PSLRA discovery stay
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2008

Plaintiffs brought a shareholder derivative action, claiming the officers and directors of Asyst Technologies, Inc. (Asyst) violated federal and state securities law by backdating stock options and making false filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission