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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


Executive Compensation Litigation Update - Judge Posner Gives Compensation Committee a Mulligan
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2015

Judge Richard Posner of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals is one of the most published and widely quoted judges. Those unfamiliar with his


Some clarification on director independence in litigation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2015

Experienced executive compensation professionals may recall - in the days before this blog - attempts to characterize certain non-employee directors


JCPenney settles class action lawsuit over allegedly deceptive sales
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2015

The J.C. Penney Company recently announced that it has reached a settlement to resolve a false advertising class action lawsuit that alleged it had


Executive compensation litigation update - preliminary decision in favor of plaintiffs in lawsuit over Facebook directors’ compensation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2015

In Zuckerberg, Facebook did not even bother to argue that the case should be dismissed due to the demand failure because six of the eight members of


Whole foods settles background check dispute
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

A federal district court judge in Florida recently approved a settlement between Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. and a putative class of some 20,000


Delaware court imposes personal liability on Dole executives in connection with “going private” transaction
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2015

On August 27, 2015, Vice Chancellor Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery held that David Murdock, a 40 stockholder and the Chairman of the Board