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This time Delaware court decides in favor of board in director compensation lawsuit
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

Over the last year, this blog has bemoaned the Delaware Chancery Court's decisions expanding potential liability for board compensation and fretted


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


The Delaware quarterly October - December 2014
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2015

It was a busy final quarter of 2014 for the Delaware Court of Chancery. Of particular note: (i) three decisions on aiding and abetting breach of


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


JCPenney hit with class action lawsuit for alleged misrepresentation of sales discounts
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2012

A customer has filed a proposed class action complaint against JCPenney in the Central District of California


The Delaware quarterly January - March 2014
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2015

Dominating headlines in Delaware this quarter were a panoply of cases and proposed legislative amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law


Properly-delegated fiduciary responsibility protects plan sponsors
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2014

In Coulter v. Morgan Stanley & Co. (May 29, 2014), the Second Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed ERISA breach of fiduciary duty claims against Morgan


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


Financial services update Vol. 10, Issue 11
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • March 23 2015

This edition focuses on corporate governance and its Related Issues. In particular, academics from the School of Accountancy at Singapore Management


More bad news in the trend of lawsuits against non-executive directors over their own compensation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2014

Lawsuits against directors, officers, and the company alleging that the compensation paid or awarded to one or more executives was excessive