Investment Firm Can't Shake Ex-Exec's Hacking Claims

Law360 (May 15, 2019, 7:05 PM EDT) -- A former investment management executive accusing his ex-firm of hacking his home computer caught a break in New York federal court, with a judge saying the privacy-related claims differentiate the suit from a related action he recently dismissed.

Last week, U.S. District Judge John F. Keenan nixed Paul Iacovacci's suit alleging that his former colleagues at Brevet Capital Management LLC schemed to deprive him of millions of dollars by firing him instead of letting him retire, in part through a hacking campaign aimed at dredging up damaging information.

The judge held that the action was duplicative of a pending state court case that...

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