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Further Clarification on Director Independence in Litigation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2017

During the last five years, while plaintiffs and the Delaware courts have been expanding the litigation risks for the compensation decisions of


Follow-Up on Litigation Over Non-Employee Director Stock Awards
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

There have not been many new developments on this topic for a while, but I wanted to reassure readers that courts are upholding directors’ decisions


On the Hook: Private Equity Funds Potentially Liable for Unpaid Wages in New York
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2017

Effective January 19, 2016, New York's amendment to Section 630 of its Business Corporation Law (NYBCL) makes the 10 largest shareholders of any


The debate in Delaware over "default" fiduciary duties in the LLC context rages on
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2013

A threshold issue facing private equity funds is whether a prospective business entity should be structured as a traditional corporation or an


The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act's venue provision
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2011

On February 23rd, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a debt collector can violate the venue provisions of the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act by suing a consumer in a court that lacks power to hear the action, because the consumer does not reside in that city or a town contiguous thereto


Recent court decisions concerning director compensation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

The rest of the legal world seems to be waking up to an issue raised by this blog three years ago (See "Recent Court Decisions Suggest Changes to


Oklahoma court pierces corporate veil in CERCLA case
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2015

On February 5, 2015, an Oklahoma federal court pierced the corporate veil in Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. v. TCI Pacific Communications, Inc. The


Auditor liability
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2010

On July 2nd, the Texas Supreme Court held that investors in junk bonds could not hold the issuer's independent auditor liable for negligent misrepresentation or fraud


Goldman Sachs' compensation practices
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2011

On October 12th, the Delaware Chancery Court dismissed a lawsuit challenging Goldman Sachs' compensation practices


Corporate officer may be personally liable for copyright infringement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2011

Blue Nile, an online jewelry and diamond retailer, sued Ideal Diamond Solutions (IDS) for copyright infringement alleging that IDS used Blue Nile's copyrighted images on IDS' website and sought to hold IDS's founder, Larry Chasin, personally liable