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Ex-Tinder Execs Call Former CEO’s Defamation Suit A ‘Smear’

Tinder Inc. founder Sean Rad and former marketing head Rosette Pambakian asked a California federal court on Tuesday to nix defamation claims by the dating app company’s former CEO Gregory Blatt, saying Blatt’s legal action is part of a “smear campaign” against Pambakian, whom he allegedly sexually assaulted…

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Sen. Harris Criticizes DLA Piper’s Forced Arbitration Policy

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Tuesday criticized DLA Piper, where her husband is a partner, over the firm’s policy of requiring employees to arbitrate employment-based legal claims, after an attorney for an accuser urged the presidential candidate to condemn the practice…

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Split 9th Circ. OKs Larry Flynt Suit Over Calif. Gambling Law

A split Ninth Circuit panel said Monday that pornography mogul Larry Flynt can go ahead with a lawsuit challenging a California law that limits how much owners of Golden State gambling houses can invest in out-of-state gambling interests, ruling Flynt’s challenge isn’t time-barred…

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Ex-Tinder CEO Alleges Defamation Over Sex Assault Claims

Former Tinder Inc. CEO Gregory Blatt says two other ex-executives for the online dating company have smeared him with false sexual assault allegations in an attempt to discredit him as a witness in a separate legal fight, according to an amended lawsuit filed Thursday in California federal court…

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