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  • December 01, 2021

    Chancery Tosses Most Counts Aimed At Vaccine Firm Insiders

    Stockholders of California biotech firm Vaxart Inc. who alleged that company directors and a large shareholder wrongly profited from nonpublic information about efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine have had the majority of their lawsuit in Delaware's Chancery Court dismissed.

  • December 01, 2021

    Delaware Justices Grill Great Hill, Plimus On Atty Fee Duel

    Three Delaware Supreme Court justices grappled Wednesday with disputes over the Chancery Court's discretion in rejecting multimillion-dollar fee requests on both sides following a nearly decadelong battle over damages that private equity investors sought after acquiring payment processor Plimus Inc.

  • December 01, 2021

    SEC's Robo-Adviser Focus May Foreshadow Crackdown

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's recent robo-adviser risk alert suggests the agency may clamp down on deficiencies in the wake of this spring's meme stock frenzy and gamification concerns, including through rulemaking that addresses investment advisers' conflicts of interest, say attorneys at Stradley Ronon.

  • December 01, 2021

    Judge Orders Deadlocked Bitcoin Jury To Keep Deliberating

    A Florida federal judge told deadlocked jurors Wednesday to continue deliberating in the multibillion-dollar dispute between self-professed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright and the estate of computer forensics expert Dave Kleiman over whether the two had a business partnership to mine bitcoin.

  • December 01, 2021

    Match Agrees To Pay Tinder Founders $441M To End Trial

    Match Group on Wednesday said it has agreed to pay $441 million to Tinder founders who say the dating site company and IAC/InterActiveCorp lowballed a valuation of the company in order to cheat the people behind the success of the popular mobile dating app out of billions of dollars.

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