Survey Finds Options Backdating Still A Hot Issue

Law360, New York (October 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Intense media and regulatory scrutiny on corporate executives caught up in the far-reaching stock options backdating controversy continues to weigh on the mind of inhouse counsel, according to a new study by Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.

More than a third of surveyed lawyers at top corporations have considered probing their company's options grant practices in the wake of the scandal, the firm's fourth annual litigation trends survey reveals.

The study, the largest undertaken of the litigation climate in the U.S. and the UK, showed 37% of...
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