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Latest News in Asset Management

  • May 21, 2024

    Scale AI Valued At $14B After Series F Round Led By Accel

    San Francisco-based artificial intelligence company Scale AI on Tuesday announced that it hit a nearly $14 billion valuation after closing its latest financing round with $1 billion in tow.

  • May 21, 2024

    SEC Amendments May Launch New Execution Disclosure Era

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's recently adopted amendments to Rule 605 of Regulation NMS for executions on covered orders in national market system stocks modernize and enhance execution quality reporting, but serious guidance is still needed to make the reports useful for the public investor, say attorneys at Sidley.

  • May 21, 2024

    Cisco Slips Ex-Workers' Suit Over BlackRock Funds, For Now

    A California federal judge threw out a proposed class action that former workers brought accusing Cisco of breaching federal benefits law by including several BlackRock funds as options in its $16.4 billion 401(k) plan, saying the ex-employees failed to put forward meaningful comparator investments to support their claims.

  • May 21, 2024

    3rd Circ. Revives American Airline Pilots' Military Leave Suit

    The Third Circuit reopened a class action Tuesday accusing American Airlines of unlawfully denying pilots pay for short military assignments while compensating employees for jury duty and bereavement leave, ruling a trial is needed to determine whether time off for military service is fungible with paid absences.

  • May 20, 2024

    Ex-BlackRock VP Says He Was Fired After Whistleblowing

    BlackRock Inc. has been sued in New York state court by a former vice president and purported whistleblower who alleged he faced retaliation and wrongful termination after raising concerns about self-dealing, corruption and conflicts of interest at the asset management firm.

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  • U.S. Department of Justice
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