No Access To Skadden Prep Work For KLA-Tencor CEO

Law360, New York (April 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal magistrate judge has mostly denied a request from the former CEO of KLA-Tencor Corp., who stands accused of improper stock option backdating, to force attorneys from Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP to disclose preparatory documents they assembled while investigating the semiconductor maker’s practices for a committee of its directors.

Magistrate Judge Howard Lloyd in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California decided on Tuesday that Skadden did not have to turn over notes, drafts and other documents to Kenneth...
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