Former Juniper GC Still On Hook In Backdating Case

Law360, New York (September 25, 2009, 2:45 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has upheld the bulk of several pension funds' alternative theory of liability regarding the former general counsel at Juniper Networks Inc.'s role in an alleged $900 million stock options backdating scheme, but dismissed some claims in the shareholder class action as barred by the statute of limitations.

Judge James Ware of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled Thursday that the plaintiffs — several New York-based pension funds — had alleged enough facts to support their claims that Lisa...
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