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Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Results In Theft of $11 Million CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Results In Theft of $11 Million

This case involves commercial litigation arising out of the alleged theft of $11 million stolen from a building and construction materials distributor. The distributor’s lumber supplier allegedly overcharged the distributor for lumber, stole proprietary i …

Financial Company In Violation of SEC Terminates Whistleblower CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

Financial Company In Violation of SEC Terminates Whistleblower

This case involves a whistleblower who was employed as a manager by a financial firm. The employee was tasked with projecting a sales quota for the coming quarter. In the course of preparing her report, she allegedly demonstrated that the firm had been ove …

Retirement Plan Sponsor Fails To Maintain Adequate Record-Keeping CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

This case involves alleged breaches of fiduciary duty under ERISA for participants in 403(b) retirement plans. Plaintiffs claimed that the defendant plan sponsor failed to ensure that the plans retained prudent investment options and allowed the payment  …

Supervisor Disseminates Employee’s Private Online Information Without Consent CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

This case involves an ongoing dispute between an employee and her direct supervisor. The employee had been her supervisor’s subordinate for 6 years and the two had developed a contentious working relationship. The supervisor secretly requested that an en …

Food And Beverage Company Defaults On Asset Backed Loan CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

This case involves a commercial lending transaction between a food and beverage company and a major retail corporation. The food and beverage company sold various products large scale to the retail corporation for 6 years and had a $50 million dollar  …

Ethics Expert Comments on Minority Shareholder Rights CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

Ethics Expert Comments on Minority Shareholder Rights

…  not discuss the possibility of a buyout. An expert on both corporate governance and company liquidity was needed to evaluate the company’s …

SEC Expert Opines on Illegal Poison Pill Agreement CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

SEC Expert Opines on Illegal Poison Pill Agreement

This case involves a defending company that had a board who have entrenched themselves in the positions by enacting a “poison pill” agreement that prevents any takeover of the company by shareholders. One of the shareholders attempted to vote out the curre …