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Director Equity Award Limit in LTIPs: How Companies are Addressing it this Proxy Season in Light of Recent Delaware Case Law
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2018

This proxy season has revealed an intensifying trend to address limitations on grants to non-employee directors in many long-term incentive plans (“LTIPs”). Based on a review of ap


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to Eliminate Income Tax Allowances for Master Limited Partnerships
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2018

On March 15, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("Commission") unanimously decided to change its policy regarding income tax allowances


Copyright in the USA
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA, Global
  • March 14 2018

A structured guide to copyrights in the USA


Texas Supreme Court Holds Patent Agent Communications May Be Privileged
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2018

Communications between a client and registered patent agent who is doing authorized legal work for the client may be protected as privileged, the


Disclosure to Investors Regarding Financial Distress
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2018

During and industry downturn, public disclosures of potential exposure to bankruptcy become more prominent for financially distressed companies, as


SCOTUS Rules that Bankruptcy Code Safe Harbor Does Not Protect Transfers in Which Financial Institutions Are “Mere Conduits”
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2018

On February 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court in a significant ruling held in Merit Management Group, LP v. FTI Consulting, Inc. that


CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure: What We’ve Seen in Filings So Far
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2018

As proxy season gets started, we have already seen quite a few proxy statements and other filings, like Forms 10-K, that include the CEO pay ratio


SCOTUS Limits Protections for Whistleblowers
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court has spoken: Dodd-Frank protection extends only to individuals who report violations of securities laws directly to the


Factual Questions May Preclude Early Resolution of Invalidity under Section 101
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2018

In the wake of the Supreme Court's Alice decision, 35 U.S.C. 101 has become a popular and potent defense in patent litigation, especially in


The Federal Circuit Reverses and Vacates the District Court’s Dismissal Under Rule 12(b)(6), for not Considering Allegations of Fact That Could Preclude Dismissal
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2018

Appellant Aatrix appealed the District Court’s dismissal under Rule 12(b)(6), in which the District Court considered asserted claims invalid as