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Former SeaWorld CEO Invokes Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination in SeaWorld Securities Litigation

On February 23, 2018, Investigative Reporter Mike DeForest of News 6 in Orlando, WKMG Click Orlando, ran a story on the SeaWorld Securities Litigation, titled “Former SeaWorld CEO refuses to answer questions in shareholder lawsuit – Jim Atchison invokes Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.” The report details how SeaWorld’s former CEO, a named Defendant in

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NPR Wins Class Certification for Investors and Appointed Co-Class Counsel in SeaWorld Securities Litigation

On November 29, 2017, Judge Michael M. Anello of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted Lead Plaintiffs’ motion for class certification, appointed the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System (“APERS”) and Pensionskassen For Børne-Og Ungdomspædagoger (“PBU”), as the Class Representatives, and appointed NPR as Co-Class Counsel. NPR filed a motion for

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NPR Wins Order Unsealing Damning Evidence in SeaWorld Securities Litigation

On November 3, 2017, Judge Michael M. Anello of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California issued an order granting in substantial part a motion filed by NPR and its co-Lead Counsel, which sought to unseal certain evidence SeaWorld produced in the litigation and improperly marked “confidential” and which NPR sought to

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NPR Defeats Motion for Summary Judgment by Google

For more than six years, NPR and its co-counsel in the matter Woods v. Google Inc., Case No. 11-cv-1263, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, have been prosecuting claims against Google related to its AdWords advertising program.  Woods alleges that Google systematically overcharged advertisers for years in violation of

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Court Allows U.S. Department of Justice to Intervene in SeaWorld Securities Litigation in Connection With Criminal Investigation

On September 9, 2017, Judge Michael M. Anello of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted the United States’ Unopposed Motion to Intervene and Partially Stay Discovery in the SeaWorld Securities Litigation. In this case, NPR serves as Co-Lead Counsel on behalf of Lead Plaintiffs, Arkansas Public Retirement System and Pensionskassen

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NPR Moves to Certify Class in SeaWorld Securities Litigation

On May 19, 2017, NPR and its co-counsel moved for class certification of the claims of investors in securities of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., in the SeaWorld Securities Litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. In this case, NPR serves as Co-Lead Counsel on behalf of Lead Plaintiffs Arkansas Public

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