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On July 14, 2023, the court certified a class of shareholders in Moradpour v. Velodyne Lidar, Inc., et al., No. 3:21-cv-01486, a securities fraud class action pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

The Hon. Susan Illston, United States District Judge for the Northern District of California, entered an Order partially denying Defendants’ motion to dismiss Lead Plaintiffs’ securities fraud complaint against corporate Defendant Velodyne Lidar, Inc. and individual Defendants Anand Gopalan, James Graf, and Michael Dee.

The Hon. Morgan T. Zurn, Vice Chancellor of the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware, rendered a ruling finding that plaintiffs represented by Kahn Swick & Foti LLC properly sought books and records to investigate wrongdoing in the process leading up to the merger of Parsley Energy, Inc. in pursuit of a post-close breach of fiduciary duty action.