March 14, 2016

March 14, 2016 - Kaplan Fox has filed a Class Action complaint in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of the City of Bismarck ("Plaintiff") against California Water Technologies, LLC, PVS Chemicals, Inc., PVS Technologies, Inc., Kemira Chemicals, Inc, and Hawkins, Inc. (together, "Defendants"), for violation of the United States antitrust laws with respect to the sale of Ferric Chloride, a key water treatment chemical used in potable and waste water treatment by municipalities all across the country.

February 5, 2016

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $50 million settlement subject to court approval between Air China Ltd. and Air China Cargo Co. Ltd. (“Air China”) and a plaintiff class in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

January 22, 2016

New York, New York – January 22, 2016 – Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) has filed a class action suit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against GoPro, Inc. (“GoPro” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: GPRO), Nick Woodman (“Woodman”), the Company’s CEO, and Jack Lazar (“Lazar”), the Company’s CFO.

January 7, 2016

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $100 million settlement subject to court approval between Polar Air Cargo LLC, f/k/a Polar Air Cargo, Inc., Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc., and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (“Polar Air Cargo”) and a plaintiff class in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York. This is the second largest settlement achieved to date in this litigation, which has been active for almost a decade.

December 9, 2015

If You Directly Purchased Airfreight Shipping Services between January 1, 2000 and September 30, 2006, your rights may be affected by these settlements.

November 6, 2015

On October 29, 2015, Judge P. Kevin Castel of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York appointed Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) as Interim Co-Liaison Counsel on behalf of consumers that purchased and leased Volkswagen’s “Clean Diesel” vehicles that were installed with unlawful defeat devices intended to cheat state and federal fuel emissions standards.

November 5, 2015

Kaplan Fox filed a proposed class action against Volkswagen on behalf of consumers that purchased and leased Volkswagen’s “Clean Diesel” vehicles installed with illegal “defeat devices” designed to cheat environmental protection standards.

October 13, 2015

Kaplan Fox is one of the court-appointed lead firms in this shareholder derivative action.  The action was brought by shareholders of SandRidge on behalf of the Company and asserted breach of fiduciary duty, waste of corporate assets, and misappropriation of trade secrets and confidential information against current and former directors of the Company, the Company’s former CEO and Chairman, and certain entities related to the Company’s former CEO and Chairman.

October 12, 2015

On October 9, 2015, the Honorable John Gleeson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted Plaintiffs’ Motion for Final Approval of the Settlements with Singapore Airlines Ltd., Singapore Airlines Cargo Pte Ltd., Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd., Cathay Pacific Airways, Ltd. and China Airlines Ltd, totaling $332.5 million. The court also granted plaintiffs' counsel's joint application for an interim award of attorneys' fees, and granted incentive awards of $90,000 to each of the six class representatives.

October 1, 2015

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP has been appointed Co-lead Counsel for the lead plaintiffs in a securities class action against Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA - Eletrobras and certain of its executives for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

August 31, 2015

San Francisco, CA – August 31, 2015 - Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) filed a federal class action law suit against Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (“Chipotle” or the “Company”), on behalf of all California consumers who purchased food products from Chipotle between April 27, 2015 and the present. The lawsuit alleges that Chipotle’s marketing and advertising campaign that claims its menu does not contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is actually deceptive and misleading to consumers because many of Chipotle’s menu items actually do contain GMOs.

August 31, 2015

New York, NY - August 31, 2015 - On August 31, 2015, the Honorable John Gleeson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted plaintiffs’ six Motions for Summary Judgment on the (1) international comity defense; (2) act of state defense; (3) filed rate defense; (5) noerr-pennington defense; and (6) state action defense. Judge Gleeson also denied all the motions for summary judgment filed by defendants Air China Ltd. and Air China Cargo Co. Ltd., Air India Ltd., Air New Zealand Ltd., and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc., Polar Air Cargo, LLC, and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. The Court set a trial date of January 25, 2016.

August 20, 2015

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $13.5 Million proposed settlement subject to final court approval with Citigroup Alternative Investments LLC ("CAI") and Citigroup, Inc. in In re: CSO Hedge Fund Litigation, 12-CV-7717 (GHW), pending in the Southern District of New York.

August 17, 2015

NEW YORK, NY – August 17, 2015 – Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) has filed a class action suit against Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA (“Eletrobras” or the “Company”) (NYSE: EBR), and certain of its executives, that alleges violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 on behalf of the City of Providence, Rhode Island, individually, and all others similarly situated who purchased Eletrobras’ publicly traded securities during the period August 17, 2010 through June 24, 2015, inclusive (the “Class Period”) (collectively, the “Class”).

August 13, 2015

On May 26, 2015, the Honorable Lucy Koh of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California certified a national class and a California subclass of email users in In re Yahoo Mail Litigation, No. 13-cv-4980 (N.D. Cal.). The court also appointed Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP as one of two co-lead law firms.

July 13, 2015

On July 10, 2015, Judge John Gleeson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification and Appointment of Class Class Counsel in In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Anitrust Litigation, No. 06-MD-1775 (E.D.N.Y.).

April 29, 2015

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $99 Million settlement subject to court approval with Eva Airways Corporation in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.

October 28, 2014

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP announces a $170 million settlement of a class action lawsuit against Fannie Mae and certain current and former officers and directors for violations of federal securities laws.

December 15, 2014

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP has been appointed Co-lead Counsel for the lead plaintiffs in a securities class action against Rocket Fuel, Inc. and certain of its executives and underwriters for alleged violations of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

October 22, 2014

 

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP is pleased to announce that six of its attorneys have been named by Super Lawyers to be among the top lawyers in Antitrust and Securities Litigation in the 2014 Super lawyers Business Edition...

October 14, 2014

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $55 Million settlement subject to court approval with Asiana Airlines, Inc. ("Asiana Airlines") in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.

October 6, 2014

New York, New York – October 6, 2014 - Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces the preliminary approval of a $5,999,990 settlement, subject to final court approval, inIn re Nevsun Resources Ltd., (12cv1845) (S.D.N.Y.)...

July 16, 2014

Robert Kaplan acknowledged in The Legal 500 United States 2014 "Leading Lawyers"; four additional attorneys also recommended in the annual guide of top performers

May 29, 2014

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) has been appointed co-lead in a class action against Horizon Healthcare Services for failing to adequately secure and safeguard its members’...

May 8, 2014

New York, New York - May 8, 2014 - Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $90 Million settlement subject to court approval with China Airlines, Ltd. ("China Air") in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.

April 21, 2014

New York, New York - April 21, 2014 - Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $190 Million settlement, subject to court approval, with Pfizer, Inc. and Warner-Lambert Co. ("Defendants") in In re Neurontin Antitrust Litigation, No. 02-1390, pending in the District of New Jersey.

February 28, 2014

Kaplan Fox has been appointed Co-Lead Counsel for the class action suit against Santa Clara, California-based Violin Memory, Inc. (“Violin Memory” or the “Company”) (NYSE: VMEM) that is pending in the Northern District of California.  The action relates to Violin Memory’s  initial public offering (“IPO”) of 18 million shares of common stock at a price of $9.00 per share.

February 13, 2014

 

New York, New York – February 13, 2014 – Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) has filed a class action suit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against Coty Inc. (“Coty” or the “Company”) (NYSE: COTY) (CUSIP: 222070203).

February 12, 2014

 

New York, New York - February 12, 2014 - Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $65 Million settlement subject to court approval with Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.

January 24, 2014

 

By Order dated January 23, 2014, Judge Lucy Koh of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California appointed Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP to serve as co-lead interim class counsel in this digital privacy class action...

December 20, 2013

 

New York, New York - December 20, 2013 - Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $115 Million settlement subject to court approval with Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd. ("Korean Air") in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.

December 18, 2013

 

San Francisco, California – Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) has filed a class action suit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against Santa Clara, California-based Violin Memory, Inc. (“Violin Memory” or the “Company”) (NYSE: VMEM).

November 4, 2013

 

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been named by Super Lawyers to be among the top lawyers in their respective fields.

September 2, 2013

 

On August 23, 2013, Judge Reed O’Connor granted final approval to the settlement in Friedman v. Penson Worldwide, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 3:11-cv-2098-O (N.D. Tex) for $6.5 million...

July 9, 2013

 

On July 3, 2013 Judge Richard Seeborg granted final approval of the $19.7 million settlement in In re SunPower Securities Litigation, Civil Action No. 09-5473-RS (N.D. Cal.)...

November 14, 2012

 

 

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been named by Super Lawyers to be among the top lawyers in their respective fields.

December 9, 2011

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $7.833 million settlement subject to court approval with Emirates in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.

August 11, 2011

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $14 million settlement subject to court approval with Saudi Arabian Airlines, Ltd. (“Saudia”) in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.

July 21, 2011

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $3.29 million settlement subject to court approval with South African Airways Ltd. (“SAA”) in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York. In addition, SAA will provide notice costs of $150,000...

July 14, 2011

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $3.2 million settlement subject to court approval with Malaysia Airlines (“MA”) in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York. In addition, MA will provide notice costs of $150,000...

August 30, 2012

On August 30, 2012, Judge Paul A. Crotty of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York denied defendants’ motion to dismiss in In re Fannie Mae 2008 Securities, No. 08cv7831 (S.D.N.Y.)...

January 30, 2012

On January 27, 2012 Judge Arthur D. Spatt of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York approved of the appointment of Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP to serve as lead counsel in this consolidated securities class action. The action was brought on behalf of investors who purchased the publicly traded securities of Gentiva Health Services, Inc. between July 31, 2008 and October 4, 2011...

August 9, 2011

By Order dated August 8, 2011 Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California approved of the appointment of Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP to serve as lead counsel in this securities class action. The action was brought on behalf of purchasers of securities of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc...

August 2, 2011

On July 29, 2011, U.S. District Court Judge P. Kevin Castel substantially denied Defendants’ motions to dismiss the Second Amended Complaint in In re Bank of America Corp. Securities, Derivative and “ERISA” Litigation, No. 09-MD-2058 (S.D.N.Y.), upholding Lead Plaintiffs’ claim alleging misstatements and omissions concerning Merrill Lynch’s fourth quarter 2008 losses...

June 7, 2011
 

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $89.512 million settlement subject to court approval with British Airways Plc (“BA”) in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York. In addition, BA will provide notice costs of up to $500,000....

April 21, 2011

NEW YORK, NY – Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) has filed a class action suit against Gerova Financial Group, Ltd. (“Gerova” or the “Company”) (NYSE: GFC), Stillwater Capital Partners, Inc. and Stillwater Capital Partners LLC (together, “Stillwater”) and others that alleges breach of fiduciary duties, breach of contract and other state law claims on behalf of investors in various funds managed by Stillwater and whose interest in any of those funds was liquidated in the transactions between Stillwater and Gerova consummated on January 20, 2010 (the “Stillwater Transactions”), and who (1) submitted a request for redemption of their Stillwater accounts before the Stillwater Transactions and have not been paid in full on those redemption requests, and/or (2) received Gerova Series A Preferred Stock, which converted into restricted, unregistered Gerova ordinary shares (the “Class”)...

March 10, 2011

Robert N. Kaplan will participate in the mock jury trial to be presented on March 31, 2011 in Washington D.C. The mock trial will be presided by Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and features some of the country’s most experienced antitrust litigators.

February 28, 2011

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP announced a $3.5 million settlement subject to court approval with Thai Airways International Public Company Ltd. in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.

January 14, 2011

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announced a $26.5 million settlement subject to court approval with Qantas Airways Ltd. in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.

November 1, 2010

By Order entered November 1, 2010, Judge Catherine D. Perry of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri appointed Kaplan Fox’s client the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System (“ATRS”) as lead plaintiff, and approved ATRS’s selection of lead counsel, Kaplan Fox, to serve as lead counsel for the Class...

October 29, 2010

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP announced a $10.4 million settlement subject to court approval with All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.  Kaplan Fox serves as one of four co-lead counsel representing a class of direct purchasers...

October 13, 2010

Robert N. Kaplan and Gregory K. Arenson of Kaplan Fox have been recognized as two of America’s most formidable trial lawyers, according to a study released last week by Mark Behrens and Carl Silverman of Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP.

September 14, 2010

In his first decision in a securities fraud case of this magnitude, U.S. District Court Judge P. Kevin Castel issued a 140-page opinion on August 27, 2010, substantially upholding the Amended Complaint in In re Bank of America Corp. Securities, Derivative and “ERISA” Litigation, No. 09-MD-2058 (S.D.N.Y.).

October 6, 2010

On September 30, 2010, U.S. District Judge Paul A. Crotty upheld Lead Plaintiffs’ core allegations in In re Fannie Mae 2008 Securities Litigation, 08-CV-7831, 09-MD-2013 (S.D.N.Y.), denying in part defendants’ motions to dismiss claims alleging violations of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”).

September 22, 2010

On September 22, 2010, Magistrate Judge Viktor V. Pohorelsky issued an opinion recommending that Judge John Gleeson deny defendants EVA Airways Corporation, China Airlines Ltd., Malaysia Airlines, Air India and Salvatore Sanfilippo’s motions to dismiss...

September 10, 2010

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP announced a $13,930,000 settlement, subject to court approval, with Scandinavian Airlines System and SAS Cargo Group A/S (collectively, “SAS”) in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.  Kaplan Fox serves as one of four co-lead counsel representing a class of direct purchasers...

August 10, 2010

In one of his final decisions before retiring from the federal bench, U.S. District Judge Joseph Farnan of the District of Delaware denied, in most respects, defendants’ motions to dismiss the Consolidated Class Action Complaint alleging securities laws violations by Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. (“Harris Stratex” or the “Company”) and certain of its executives...

July 21, 2010

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP announced a $12 million settlement, subject to court approval, with Japan Airlines in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York. Kaplan Fox serves as one of four co-lead counsel representing a class of direct purchasers...

July 12, 2010

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP announced an $87 million settlement subject to court approval with Société Air France (“Air France”), Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V. (“KLM”) and Martinair Holland N.V. (“Martinair”) in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York.

May 3, 2010

On May 3, 2010, United States District Court Judge Larry A. Burns of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California granted final approval of a proposed settlement of $14,000,000 in cash plus interest, and approximately 6,816,743 shares of common stock.

March 25, 2010

New York, NY — Following a month-long trial in United States District Court in Boston, a federal jury awarded Plaintiffs Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals over $47 million in damages, before mandatory trebling and interest. The jury found that Pfizer fraudulently marketed Neurontin for unapproved uses...

January 15, 2010

By Order entered January 15, 2010, Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia appointed Kaplan Fox’s client the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Pension Plan (“CAAT”) as lead plaintiff...

December 2, 2009

Kaplan Fox, along with co-lead counsel, representing Lead Plaintiffs (the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio, the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, the Teachers Retirement System of Texas, Stichting Pensioenfonds Zorg en Welzijn and Fjarde AP-Fonden) argued that the Court should lift the discovery stay imposed by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act...