The daily business briefing: August 11, 2020

McDonald’s filed a lawsuit Monday accusing former CEO Steve Easterbrook of lying, concealing evidence, and fraud linked to a sexual relationship with a subordinate while he was running the company. McDonald’s is trying to take back stock options and other compensation reportedly worth more than $40 million that Easterbrook was allowed to keep last fall when he was fired for sexting with a subordinate. In the lawsuit, the fast-food giant claims that Easterbrook actually had relations with thr…

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