IN RE: January 2021 Short Squeeze Trading Litigation

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Florida Southern

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Contract: Other

Multi Party Litigation:

Class Action, Multi-district Litigation


Cecilia M. Altonaga



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  1. September 22, 2021

    Investors Say Robinhood's MDL Dismissal Bid Is Too Early

    Investors who allege Robinhood and other securities trading platforms colluded to freeze "meme stock" purchases in January slammed the companies' motion to dismiss their multidistrict litigation on Tuesday, telling the judge that they successfully alleged an antitrust conspiracy and arguing it is too early to dismiss the case anyway.

  2. September 03, 2021

    Top Florida Cases To Watch For The Rest Of 2021

    As 2021 turns for the homestretch, Florida courts are primed to tackle the fallout from several major events that gripped national headlines, from the tragic Surfside condominium collapse to the stock market frenzy stirred up by users of the Robinhood trading app.

  3. August 31, 2021

    Robinhood Seeks To Nix MDL Over 'Meme Stock' Restrictions

    Robinhood and other financial services firms pushed to dismiss key negligence and antitrust claims lodged against them in multidistrict litigation over trading restrictions during January's "meme stock" trading frenzy.

  4. July 28, 2021

    2 Firms Seek To Rep Investors In Sprawling Robinhood Suit

    The Rosen Law Firm PA and Bursor & Fisher PA have filed lead plaintiff bids in consolidated actions that are part of multidistrict litigation alleging stock-trading app Robinhood caused more than $10 billion in market capitalization losses after its customers were hit in January with trading restrictions on certain stocks.

  5. July 27, 2021

    Investors Say Robinhood Restrictions Caused $10B In Losses

    Investors who were thwarted from buying shares of GameStop and other volatile stocks earlier this year are arguing that stock-trading app Robinhood failed to properly capitalize its business and implement adequate risk controls, leading to trading restrictions that the investors say caused more than $10 billion in market capitalization losses.

  6. May 18, 2021

    Diverse Team To Lead MDL Against Robinhood, Other Brokers

    A diverse group of 10 attorneys will guide investors' claims in multidistrict litigation against stock-trading app Robinhood and other broker-dealers for blocking investors from buying shares of GameStop and other volatile stocks earlier this year, under appointments made by a Florida federal court Tuesday.

  7. April 27, 2021

    Robinhood MDL Attorneys Vie For Leadership Roles

    Competition is heating up among attorneys aiming to lead multidistrict litigation arising from retail investors' outrage after stock-trading app Robinhood and other broker-dealers blocked them from buying certain volatile stocks, including GameStop, earlier this year.

  8. April 15, 2021

    Bursor & Fisher Makes Play To Lead Robinhood MDL

    Bursor & Fisher PA touted its experience in class actions and multidistrict litigation as well as multiple clients with significant financial interest as it made a bid Wednesday to lead multidistrict litigation over stock-trading app Robinhood's decision to block users from buying certain volatile stocks including GameStop.

  9. April 06, 2021

    Rosen Law Aims To Lead Securities Claims In Robinhood MDL

    The Rosen Law Firm PA on Tuesday sought to spearhead securities claims against Robinhood in newly centralized suits over the stock-trading app's decision to block users from buying certain volatile stocks such as GameStop.

  10. April 02, 2021

    Robinhood Restricted-Trading Suits Will Play Out In Florida

    Dozens of lawsuits against stock-trading app Robinhood over its move to block users from buying shares of GameStop and other volatile stocks will be centralized and moved to the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation said.

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