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  • December 01, 2022

    FTX 'Free Fall' Demands Special Examiner, US Trustee Says

    A bankruptcy watchdog for the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday urged a Delaware bankruptcy judge to appoint a special examiner to sift through the wreckage of FTX Trading Ltd., saying an independent investigation is needed to determine what led to the cryptocurrency exchange's "free fall" into bankruptcy.

  • December 01, 2022

    Self-Driving Truck Co. Brass Hit With Derivative Suit Over IPO

    Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and other current and former brass of autonomous truck company Embark Technology Inc. have been hit with a shareholder derivative action in Oakland federal court, claiming that the company's $4.25 billion go-public merger with a special-purpose acquisition company represented an overpayment for the "unproven" company.

  • December 01, 2022

    Dingdong Investor Denied Bid To Lead Class Action Over IPO

    An investor in Chinese grocery delivery platform Dingdong (Cayman) Ltd. lost his bid to lead the securities class action he filed against the company after a New York federal judge said the public notice of the case was deficient and that the investor had failed to show that he would adequately protect the interests of the class.

  • December 01, 2022

    Masimo Clarifies Some Proxy Notice Rules Hit In Del. Suit

    Masimo Corp. amended its bylaws Thursday to clarify advance notice requirements for interested parties ahead of its 2023 stockholder meeting director vote, in the latest turn of a battle with activist investor Quentin Koffey and his hedge fund for two seats on the company's board.

  • December 01, 2022

    'Humble' Barr Hints At Potential For Tougher Fed Capital Rules

    The Federal Reserve's top bank supervision official signaled Thursday that a tightening of some bank capital standards could be in store, cautioning that banks and their regulators must be "humble" about their ability to know just how much capital is needed to guard against future shocks.

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