FRT’s Fast Five: Week Ending October 14, 2022

Financial Recovery Technologies Fast Five provides you with the top news in shareholder class actions. Stay up-to-date on the latest developments in settled (U.S./Canada) claims filing opportunities, Antitrust settlements, Global Group Litigation matters and more. For more information, contact your Financial Recovery Technologies representative or email us.

1. Barclays, ICAP’s $22.5 Million Deal OK’d in Benchmark-Rigging Suit

A New York federal judge on Tuesday gave his preliminary blessing to a $22 million deal that would resolve claims by investors accusing Barclays and others of plotting to manipulate interbank exchange rates, including one tied to the Japanese yen, causing them to suffer losses. Click here to read the full article (subscription may be required).

2. Twitter Investor Says Musk Intentionally Tanked Its Stock Price

Twitter investors have hit Elon Musk with a putative securities class action over his oscillating approach to the $44 billion purchase of Twitter, an ordeal that one stockholder characterized as a ploy designed to drive down Twitter’s stock price. Click here to read the full article (subscription may be required).

3. Glencore Hit With Investor Lawsuit After Bribery Conviction

More than a dozen global investors are suing Glencore in London’s High Court, in a class-action-style lawsuit prompted by the company’s conviction of bribery earlier this year. People familiar with the matter said the claims related to investor losses suffered in 2011 and 2013 on the basis of the misconduct identified in the corruption probes. Click here to read the full article (subscription may be required).

4. Leading Business Group Backs Slack’s High Court Appeal

The US Chamber of Commerce is among several business groups and one high-profile individual calling on the US Supreme Court to overturn a ruling they say could open the floodgates to further investor litigation against companies like Slack, which went public through a novel process known as a direct listing. Click here to read the full article (subscription may be required).

5. Grubhub Agrees to Pay $42 Million to End Investors’ Securities Suit

Grubhub says it will pay $42 million to end claims that it lied to investors about the success of its ability to attract profitable restaurants and diners in new locations, as both sides of the securities litigation were waiting to see if an Illinois federal judge would certify the class.  Click here to read the full article (subscription may be required).


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