One of Silicon Valley’s first in-house lawyers to get caught up in the stock option backdating tsunami just got a little legal reprieve.
U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel of San Jose dismissed all counts brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission against former Mercury Interactive Corp. GC Susan Skaer, who now goes by the last name of Tanner. The ruling this week was a bit of a reversal for Fogel; he had originally let some of the SEC’s suit against Skaer stand, though he had always considered the allegations hazy.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]