In a press release (Press Release) posted on the company's website, Mc Afee disclosed that "Roberts had been fired because of an 'improper' incident related to employee stock options." Mc Afee also shared its conclusions with the SEC, specifically Roberts' involvement in the Promotion Grant, Martin Grant, and Samenuk Grant.In response, the SEC filed a civil lawsuit against Roberts while the Department of Justice (DOJ) brought criminal proceedings.Roberts also admitted to approving documents misrepresenting when Martin commenced employment. the Samenuk Grant, and the Martin Grant." The district court, thus, erred in dismissing Mc Afee's motion to strike under anti-SLAPP.Accordingly, "Mc Afee had reason to suspect that Roberts participated in wrongfully backdating . Defamation and False Light Claims The Ninth Circuit further agreed with the district court that Roberts' claims for defamation and false light invasion of privacy are time-barred under the applicable one-year statute of limitations.Roberts also argued that Mc Afee's failure to remove the Press Release from its website constituted a "republication" that restarted the statute of limitations.
Although Martin did not commence employment until December 2001, the committee voted to date the options as of October 30, 2001.
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And that might save some face for the now-former CEO's and chairmen of Mc Afee and CNET. Professor Elson, remind us what this options scandal is.
Let them walk away with comfortable golden parachutes. CHARLES ELSON: Well, it's this idea of backdating that's really the problem.