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Sexual Misconduct and the Definition of “Cause”

02/15/2018   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough and Nancy S. Shilepsky

The Balles v. Babcock Power Inc. decision sheds light on whether sexual misconduct constitutes “cause” and provides go-forward guidance to... Read More »

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Protecting Executive Compensation: Unvested Equity and the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

09/13/2017   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough and Nancy S. Shilepsky

Executive compensation comes in many forms.  Aside from the basics—salary, bonuses, and fringe benefits— deferred and equity compensation often constitute... Read More »

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Putting on the Top Hat: Relying on ERISA to Protect Executive Deferred Compensation

05/05/2017   |   BY Nancy S. Shilepsky

Suppose the deferred compensation component of an executive’s change of control or employment agreement, or the company’s executive compensation plan,... Read More »