Daily Archives: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Posted: November 13, 2019

The VIX Is Fixed?! Judge Shah Says This Complaint Must Be Kicked.

After such a long blogging hiatus, I am back and bursting with a multitude of manipulation-related updates. To keep this post under ten pages, today’s target will be Judge Shah’s decision on the first motion to dismiss in In re: Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index Manipulation Antitrust Litigation. And yes, I said the “first”... Read more »

Posted: November 13, 2019

CLE Program: Practicing in NYS Supreme Court

On November 13, 2019 , Schlam Stone & Dolan partner John Lundin will co-chair a CLE program at the New York City Bar on Practicing in NYS Supreme Court. This is the first evening of a two-evening presentation. This evening’s panelists will be Charles A. Small, the Chief Clerk for Civil Matters for the Kings... Read more »

Posted: November 13, 2019

Allegations Fail to Establish that Plaintiff Was Third-Party Beneficiary of Contract

On October 30, 2019, Justice Sherwood of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Marshall Broadcasting Group, Inc. v. Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., 2019 NY Slip Op. 33240(U), holding that a plaintiff’s allegations failed to establish that the plaintiff was a third-party beneficiary of a contract, explaining: Nexstar asserts the second count for... Read more »