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Settlement of Lawsuit over Director Compensation Offers Useful Guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2016

We have blogged (incessantly, some would say) on the sudden rash of lawsuits alleging improper or excessive compensation to non-employee directors


More Poor Drafting of Employment Agreements Can Lead to Litigation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2016

It seems like only last week I was writing about a company that could have avoid substantial legal costs and headaches through better drafting (oops


Officer’s Fiduciary Duty When Negotiating HisHer Own Compensation Agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

I have blogged frequently on the fiduciary duty of a board of directors or compensation committee when negotiating and setting executive compensation


Supreme Court Holds That Consumers Must Allege Concrete Injury to Establish Standing to Sue for Statutory Violations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

On Monday, in a much anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a Ninth Circuit ruling upholding a plaintiff's standing to sue for the


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 10
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2016

Dish advertised that consumers could watch "commercial free televisior' via its "Hopper" Allegation: Claim was false and deceptive because the


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 9
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

Defendant made packaging claims about the thickness of its product as compared to the plaintiff Claims were "false by necessary implication" such


California Court Nixes Class Action Regarding Gap Factory Stores
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

A class action lawsuit was recently filed against Gap Inc. alleging that Gap violated California consumer laws by misleadingly suggesting that the


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 2
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2016

Toys "R" Us sells gift cards, which to "not redeemable for cash, except where prohibited by law." Allegations: The language violates the New Jersey


Follow-Up on Facebook Litigation Settlement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

I blogged Wednesday on the proposed settlement of the "shareholder" lawsuit against Facebook's over its directors' compensation, Espinoza v


Facebook Settles Lawsuit Over Directors’ Compensation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

We have previously blogged on the lawsuit filed against the directors of Facebook (including employee directors Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg