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Law Lawsuits

  • NEW YORK— Shareholders of Uber Technologies Inc. are feuding over a key investor's decision to sue the ride-hailing company's board and former CEO. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that three shareholders wrote a letter to Benchmark Capital Partners protesting the venture capital firm's decision last week to file the lawsuit.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 11- Ride-services company Uber is facing a divided board of directors and angry shareholders after investor Benchmark Capital filed a lawsuit against the company's ousted chief executive, Travis Kalanick, dealing another blow to the firm as it struggles to recover from a series of scandals and hire a new leader. On Friday morning, three Uber...

  • WASHINGTON— A South Carolina power company was negligent in charging its customers more than $1 billion to build nuclear reactors that have now been abandoned, according to a lawsuit filed late Friday afternoon. The lawsuit obtained by The Associated Press accuses South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. of mismanaging the finances of the project at the V.C....

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 11- A lawsuit filed by investor Benchmark Capital against ousted Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick has raised the ire of three investors who on Friday asked the venture firm to divest its shares and step down from the ride-services company's board, according to an email published by news website Axios. Investors Shervin Pishevar of...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 11- A lawsuit filed by investor Benchmark Capital against ousted Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick has raised the ire of three investors who on Friday asked the venture firm to divest its shares and step down from the ride-services company's board, according to an email published by news website Axios. Investors Shervin Pishevar of...

  • Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James said the guitarist Craig Chaquico may pursue a breach of contract claim against David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin and other musicians for performances and merchandising since January 2016, when co-founder Paul Kantner died. The San Francisco- based judge also dismissed Chaquico's claim for earlier alleged contract...

  • Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James said the guitarist Craig Chaquico may pursue a breach of contract claim against David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin and other musicians for performances and merchandising since January 2016, when co-founder Paul Kantner died. The San Francisco- based judge also dismissed Chaquico's claim for earlier alleged contract...

  • Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James said the guitarist Craig Chaquico may pursue a breach of contract claim against David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin and other musicians for performances and merchandising since January 2016, when co-founder Paul Kantner died. The San Francisco- based judge also dismissed Chaquico's claim for earlier alleged contract...

  • Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James said the guitarist Craig Chaquico may pursue a breach of contract claim against David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin and other musicians for performances and merchandising since January 2016, when co-founder Paul Kantner died. The San Francisco- based judge also dismissed Chaquico's claim for earlier alleged contract...

  • Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James said the guitarist Craig Chaquico may pursue a breach of contract claim against David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin and other musicians for performances and merchandising since January 2016, when co-founder Paul Kantner died. The San Francisco- based judge also dismissed Chaquico's claim for earlier alleged contract...

  • Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James said the guitarist Craig Chaquico may pursue a breach of contract claim against David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin and other musicians for performances and merchandising since January 2016, when co-founder Paul Kantner died. The San Francisco- based judge also dismissed Chaquico's claim for earlier alleged contract...

  • Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James said the guitarist Craig Chaquico may pursue a breach of contract claim against David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin and other musicians for performances and merchandising since January 2016, when co-founder Paul Kantner died. The San Francisco- based judge also dismissed Chaquico's claim for earlier alleged contract...

  • Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James said the guitarist Craig Chaquico may pursue a breach of contract claim against David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin and other musicians for performances and merchandising since January 2016, when co-founder Paul Kantner died. The San Francisco- based judge also dismissed Chaquico's claim for earlier alleged contract...

  • California's attorney general sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday for failing to provide records he contends could show conflicts of interest by Administrator Scott Pruitt.

  • Hyperloop One co-founder Shervin Pishevar.

    A shareholder group — including investors Shervin Pishervar, Ron Burkle and Adam Leber — are demanding Benchmark divest some of its shares.

  • Aug 11- Plaintiffs suing General Motors Co over faulty ignition switches and other alleged vehicle defects have reached a $1 billion settlement requiring the automaker to turn over that amount of stock, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said in a court hearing on Friday. District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan the Detroit- based company was given no say in the deal...

  • Benchmark accuses Kalanick of a 'selfish' power grab

    CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports the latest on Benchmark Capital’s lawsuit against Uber founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick.

  • Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick.

    Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital is suing former Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick to force him off the board of the ride-services company and rescind his ability to fill three board seats, according to the lawsuit. Benchmark's lawsuit marks a rare instance of a Silicon Valley investor suing the central figure at one of...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 10- Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital is suing former Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick to force him off the board of the ride services company and rescind his ability to fill three board seats, according to the lawsuit. The statement accused Benchmark of "acting in its own best interests contrary to the interests of Uber" and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 10- Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital is suing former Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick to force him off the board of the ride services company and rescind his ability to fill three board seats, according to the lawsuit. The statement accused Benchmark of "acting in its own best interests contrary to the interests of Uber" and...