Articles by Gia Honnen Weisdorn, JD, LLM, MBA

Gia Honnen Weisdorn, JD, LLM, MBA, is a practicing attorney with the Law Offices of Gia Honnen Weisdorn, engaging in client representation for transactional matters in the areas of entertainment, employment, intellectual property and the like. Clients include entertainment, internet, biotechnology and technology companies, among others. Since 2001 Prof. Weisdorn has taught business law, international business law, negotiations, and eLaw, as Lecturer in Business Law for Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management, and teaches both as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine Law School in the area of Securities Regulation and Entrepreneurship, and as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School in the areas of Business Planning/start-up venture finance (a/k/a “deals”) and Securities Regulation. Prof. Weisdorn is admitted to practice in and before: the State of California; the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; and the U.S. Tax Court.

A No Fault Approach to Recouping Executive Compensation

Having improved financial performance justifies compensation, but what happens to the compensation after a restatement?

2012 Volume 15 Issue 3 - By and

D & O Policies: Greater Risks Less Coverage

An exploration of how to best maximize D & O coverage programs in the wake of recent corporate scandals.

2005 Volume 8 Issue 3 - By , and

Blowing the Whistle

Both attorneys and businesspeople need to be aware that Sarbanes-Oxley requires attorneys to report malfeasance by managers and employees of publicly traded companies. Attorney-client privilege may not be a shield in these cases. Businesspersons beware. Corporate attorneys “appearing and practicing” before the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) are now required to comply with stringent new […]

2003 Volume 6 Issue 3 - By and