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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 29 Aug 2016

Recent Cases Point out Potential Gaps in Indemnification Provisions

Kevin LaCroix's The D&O Diary recently highlighted a couple of Delaware cases denying the advancement of legal fees to individuals with the title of

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 5 Jul 2016

NRC Doubles Civil Penalty Amounts

In an interim final rule, 81 Fed. Reg. 43020 (July 1, 2016), the NRC announced that it is more than doubling the maximum daily civil penaltyfrom

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 11 Mar 2014

New York and New Jersey minimum wage increases

As of December 31, 2013, New York State's minimum wage was increased to $8.00. It will increase to $8.75 on December 31, 2014, and $9.00 on December

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 9 Apr 2012

Investment adviser performance compensation - effective May 22, 2012

The SEC is adopting amendments to the rule under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 that permits investment advisers to charge performance-based compensation to "qualified clients."

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 4 Nov 2011

Major contract settlements & negotiations

Members of the UAW ratified a four-year collective bargaining agreement with Ford Motor Co., covering nearly 41,000 workers.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 6 Sep 2011

Major contract settlements & negotiations

The UFCW in the Ohio Valley rejected a collective bargaining proposal by Kroger Co.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 1 Aug 2011

Litigation trends

On July 26th, the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse and Cornerstone Research released their 2011 mid-year assessment of securities class action filings.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 18 Jul 2011

SEC raises performance fee rule dollar limit

On July 12th, the SEC, in accordance with the Dodd-Frank Act, issued an order that raises, to adjust for inflation, two of the thresholds that determine whether an investment adviser can charge its clients performance fees.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 13 Jun 2011

Supreme Court rules against Halliburton in securities fraud lawsuit

On June 6th, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that private securities fraud plaintiffs do not need to prove loss causation in order to obtain class certification.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 16 May 2011

Proposed rule and notice of intent to issue order regarding investment adviser performance fees

On May 10th, the SEC, in accordance with Section 418 of the Dodd-Frank Act, issued a notice advising of its intention to issue an order revising the dollar amount thresholds that must be met before investment advisers can charge their clients performance fees.

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