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Tether & Bitfinex Litigation: Decision Transcript (‘Removal of Roche Freedman Law Firm’)

Transcript of Decision in which U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla granted crypto lawyer Kyle Roche's motion to withdraw and removed Roche Freedman law firm as interim class counsel in litigation styled as ‘In Re. Tether and Bitfinex Crypto Asset Litigation’ in David Leibowitz et al v. iFinex Inc., a.k.a. Bitfinex; DigFinex Inc., BFXNA Inc., BFXWW Inc., Tether International Limited, Tether Operations Limited, Tether Holdings Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Tether Limited, of Hong Kong; Ludovicus Jan van der Velde, a citizen of the Netherlands, and Giancarlo Devasini, a citizen of Italy, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

New Mexico State Investment Council v. Bank of America et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint "to obtain compensation for putative Class members who have suffered billions of dollars in injuries" regarding "a conspiracy to manipulate" the "financial auction price" of credit default swaps in New Mexico State Investment Council v. Bank of America Corporation, Bank of America, NA, BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays Bank Plc, Barclays Capital Inc., BNP Paribas S.A., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Citigroup Inc., Citibank N.A., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Credit Suisse Group AG, Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Credit Suisse Capital LLC, Credit Suisse International, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co., LLC, Goldman Sachs International, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., JPMorgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc, Morgan Stanley Capital Services, LLC, NatWest Group Plc, NatWest Markets Plc, NatWest Markets Securities, Inc., The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., Creditex Group Inc., and IHS Markit, Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.

Skandia Mutual Life Insurance Co. et al. v. Viatris Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint "to recover damages for losses Plaintiffs suffered in connection with their acquisition of Mylan securities between February 16, 2016 and May 24, 2019" in Skandia Mutual Life Insurance Co., Länsförsäkringar AB, both of Sweden; KBC Asset Management NV, of Belgium, and GIC Private Limited, described as a "sovereign wealth ... wholly by the Government of Singapore" v. Viatris Inc., described as being formed through a merger of Mylan NV, of the Netherlands, and Pfizer Inc.; Heather Bresch, Rajiv Malik, Kenneth S. Parks, Anthony Mauro, and James Nesta at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Kingstown Partners Master Ltd. et al v. DXC Technology Company et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud in Kingstown Partners Master Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Kingstown Partners II LP, Ktown LP, and Kingfishers LP, all of Delaware v. DXC Technology Company, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, Rishi Varna, Timothy C. Stonesifer, Jeremy K. Cox, Mukesh Aghi, Amy E. Alving, David Herzog, Sachin Lawande, J. Michael Lawrie, Julio A. Portalatin, Peter Rutland, Manoj P. Singh, Margaret C. Whitman, Robert F. Woods, and Paul N. Saleh at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Maverick Neutral Levered Fund Ltd. et al v. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud in Maverick Neutral Levered Fund Ltd., Maverick Fund LDC, Maverick Fund II Ltd., Maverick Long Enhanced Fund Ltd., Maverick Long Fund Ltd., Maverick Select Fund Ltd., all of the Cayman Islands, and Maverick Fund USA Ltd., of Texas v. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., of Canada; J. Michael Pearson, Howard B. Schiller, Robert L. Rosiello, Deborah Jorn;Ari S. Kellen, and Tanya Carro at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Eric Young et al v. iFinex Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint (New York)

Class Action Complaint alleging fraud involving Bitcoin cryptocurrency in Eric Young, of Pennsylvania; Adam Kurtz, of New York, and David Crystal, of Florida v. iFinex Inc., BFXNA Inc., and BFXWW Inc., each described as a British Virgin Islands company based in Hong Kong; DigFinex Inc., of the BVI; Tether Holdings Limited, described as a BVI company based in Taiwan; Tether Limited, described as a Hong Kong company based in Taiwan; Tether Operations Limited, of Hong Kong, and Tether International Limited, of Hong Kong, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Editor's Note: This is a re-filing of a class action complaint that was first filed at federal court in Seattle, Washington on November 22nd, 2019 and voluntarily dismissed on January 7th, 2020.