WHO GOT THE WORK?℠ - Music platform Spotify has acquired Podsights and Chartable. Financial terms were not disclosed. Hand Baldachin & Associates represented Podsights and Goodwin represented Chartable. Spotify was represented by a Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom team including partners Christopher Barlow, Howard Ellin, Stuart Levi, Steven Matays, Joseph Penko, David Schwartz, Kenneth Schwartz and Ingrid Vandenborre. Counsel information was not available for Spotify. Read the press release on Law.com Radar and check out the most recent edition of Law.com’s Who Got the Work?℠ column to find out which law firms and lawyers are being brought in to handle key cases and close major deals for their clients.
ACCOUNTANT ACCOUNTABILITY - Deloitte was hit with a securities class action Thursday in Georgia Northern District Court. The court action was brought by Gordon Ball PLLC; Bienert Katzman Littrell Williams and Warren & Griffin against the defendants as auditors for Southern, an energy company. The suit contends that Deloitte allegedly misled investors regarding Southern’s expected completion of its $2.88 billion Kemper Plant. Counsel have not yet appeared for the defendants. The case is 1:22-cv-00670, Formby v. Deloitte & Touche, LLP et al. Stay up on the latest deals and litigation with the new Law.com Radar.