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Delaware courts approve another lawsuit over director stock awards
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

On April 30, the Delaware Chancery Court issued another decision in a shareholder derivative action against a corporation and its board members over


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


Federal Court dismisses say on pay lawsuit, reaffirming that the Dodd-Frank Act means what it says
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2012

Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted defendants' motion to dismiss another one of the shareholder say on pay lawsuits (Dennis v. Hart, S.D. Cal., Case No. 11cv2271 WQH (WVG), 1612


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


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


Recent court decisions suggest changes to stock plan design to reduce litigation risk
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2012

As this blog has been discussing, the past four years have seen an explosion in litigation against corporations, boards and officers over executive compensation matters, including claims over failed shareholder say on pay votes


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


PayPal's debt collector subject to the FDCPA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2010

On December 7th, the Eleventh Circuit addressed whether a debt collection agency retained by on-line payment processor PayPal was subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act


Delaware quarterly January - March 2014
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2014

The Delaware Supreme Court and Delaware Court of Chancery are generally regarded as the country's premier business courts, and their decisions carry


Reminder on electronic equity award agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2015

This may be too late for most companies - at least for 2015, but I wanted to get out a reminder to double-check your electronic equity award