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Stock Option Back Dating Again? Well, Not Quite
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2018

In 2005, I posted on the major scandal involving companies’ backdating stock option awards. The first hint that a problem existed in this area was an


German DPA Issues Data Breach Fine
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Germany
  • December 13 2018

On November 21, 2018, the German Data Protection Authority (DPA) of the German state of Baden-Württemberg (LfDI) handed down its first fine for a


The QPAM Exemption: Common Traps for the Unwary
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2018

Investment professionals who manage the assets of certain employee benefit plans are subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974


Fifth Circuit Holds Louisiana Uniform Trade Secret Act Does Not Preempt Conversion Claim for Non-Trade Secret Confidential Information
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

In a recent opinion, the Fifth Circuit held that the preemption provision of the Louisiana Uniform Trade Secret Act (LUTSA) does not preempt a claim


Split-Dollar Life Insurance for Tax-Exempt Entities
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

It has been a long time (2007) since I have written on split-dollar life insurance arrangements, as the use of this compensation vehicle has declined


A Recent Development on Wilderness Therapy Treatment
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2018

In the past few years, nearly a dozen proposed class actions have challenged health plans’ alleged failure to cover wilderness therapy as a means of


China Says It Will Blacklist and Sideline Repeat Intellectual Property Right Violators
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • China
  • December 10 2018

On November 21, 2018, the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) published a Memorandum of Cooperation on Joint Disciplinary


Financial Services Update, Vol. 13, Issue 45
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2018

When the news came last week that former President George Herbert Walker Bush had passed away, commentators began to characterize the legacy of our


New Tool to Address Executives’ Concentrated Stock Position Problems?
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2018

Some public company executives have a problem. The company imposes stock ownership guidelines on them; these become stricter over time pursuant to the


Fourth Circuit Holds That Trade Secret Protection Can Exist for Combinations of Public Information
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2018

In a recent decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that, when combined in a manner that adds value, entirely public