Former Broadcom GC Dodges Charges In Options Case

Law360, New York (December 7, 2009, 9:32 AM EST) -- Amid allegations of misconduct by a federal prosecutor, former Broadcom Corp. general counsel David Dull has secured a nonprosecution agreement in the ongoing stock options backdating case against former top executives of the semiconductor company, according to court documents.

The existence of the nonprosecution deal emerged in warring proposals for jury instructions filed Thursday by attorneys for defendant William Ruehle, the former chief financial officer of Broadcom, and government prosecutors making suggestions about what the jury should be told about the agreement and spotlighting a battle...
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