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NatWest Markets Manipulation of Treasury Futures Markets by Spoofing Class Action

This class action accuses three companies of “unlawful and intentional manipulation of U.S. Treasury Futures contracts” and options on those contracts, as traded on US exchanges, including the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). The companies accused are NatWest Markets Securities, Inc., NatWest Markets, Plc, and NatWest Group, Plc (formerly RBS Securities, Inc., the Royal Bank  Read more

Securities, Fraud
Securities Frauds, Securities, Manipulation of pricing market etc.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Delay of Drug Approval Securities Class Action

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. filed an S-4 Registration Statement for its November 2019 acquisition of Celgene Corporation. The complaint for this class action alleges that this S-4 contained untrue statements and omitted important information, because it did not disclose that Bristol-Myers was deliberately slow-walking approval of a drug. The slowdown would mean that certain milestones in  Read more

Securities, Registration Statement, Mergers or Acquisitions
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Boston Private Financial Holdings (BPFH) Proxy Statement Omissions Lawsuit

Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. has been considering a transaction in which SVB Financial Group would acquire it. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) “omits or misrepresents material information” about certain matters. The complaint claims the Proxy Statement therefore violates  Read more

Securities, Proxy Statement, Mergers or Acquisitions
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SolarWinds (SWI) Public Statements and Losses to Investors Class Action

In December 2020, news emerged that hackers, possibly from the Russian government, had accessed US government and business systems through updates provided by a company called SolarWinds. This class action alleges that SolarWinds made false or misleading statements in its public filings that misled investors and inflated the price of SolarWinds securities. When information about  Read more

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Insurance Office of America Inflated Securities RICO Class Action

This class action brings suit against Insurance Office of America, Inc. (IOA) and IOA Group, LLC, alleging that the company ran a Ponzi scheme that inflated stock prices. It also claims that the company defrauded its employees, customers, and independent sales agents and overbilled customers with fraudulent fees added to premiums.  Read more

Securities, RICO
Securities Frauds, Securities, RICO laws
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United States Oil Fund Investment Losses Investigation

Did you lose a large amount of money on your investment with the exchange-traded fund (ETF) United States Oil Fund, LP (USO)? Do your losses on this fund add up to $250,000 or more? We’re investigating whether certain statements made by USO in its March 2020 registration statement might have been false or misleading, giving  Read more

Securities, Registration Statement, Investment Losses, False or Misleading Information
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Fidelity Life Mutual Conversion to Stock Ownership Class Action

When a mutual insurance company is converted to a stock insurance company, the plan may be complicated. The complaint for this class action alleges that when Fidelity Life Association underwent its conversion, the results were not what the mutual members believed would happen. The complaint brings suit against Fidelity Life and its Members Mutual Holding  Read more

Securities, Omitting or Withholding Information, Demutualization, Conflicts of Interest
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Security Benefit Life Insurance EIA Annuities False Illustrations RICO Class Action

This class action is about certain equity-indexed deferred annuities (EIAs) sold by Security Benefit Life Insurance Company. The complaint alleges that Secure Benefit provided deliberate misinformation on the annuities’ potential performance while rigging the rules for them so that they provided little or no return. The complaint alleges violations of the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt  Read more

Securities, RICO laws, Deceptive Advertising, Annuities
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Uniti Group (UNIT) Improper Spin-Off, Misleading Info Securities Class Action

Publicly-held companies—those who sell their stock to the general public—are required to make regular reports on those companies and to disseminate only truthful information about their practices, finances, condition, and other matters. The complaint for this class action alleges that Uniti Group and its CEO and CFO    Read more

Securities, False or Misleading Information
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Match Group Fake Love Interest Ads and Securities Prices Class Action

Where do securities and love intersect? In this complaint, which alleges that Match Group, Inc., the dating and matchmaking company, violated the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The complaint claims the company made false or misleading statements to investors and failed to disclose adverse information, in order to boost the price of its securities.  Read more

Stock Losses, Securities, Providing False or Misleading Information