5th Circ. Affirms Gaming Pioneer's $28M Stock Option Win

Law360, New York (October 25, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Friday upheld a $28 million award to computer gaming pioneer Richard Garriott in a breach of contract suit alleging his termination by his former employer, NCsoft Corp., cost him millions by forcing him to sell stock options in an economic slump.

In affirming the award in favor of Garriott, the appeals court said Korea-based NCsoft failed to show that the district court incorrectly stated the governing Korean employment law in instructions given to the trial jury, or that it erred in ruling...
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