WHO GOT THE WORK?℠ - Baker & Hostetler partners Eric R. Rish and Bonnie Keane DelGobbo have stepped in to defend video-sharing and social networking app Triller Inc. in a pending privacy class action. The suit, filed Dec. 31 in New York Southern District Court, accuses Triller of obtaining and storing users’ biometric information and video viewing histories without consent in violation of the Video Privacy Protection Act and state consumer protection laws. The action is backed by DiCello Levitt Gutzler; Bleichmar Fonti & Auld and Hausfeld. The case, assigned to U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff, is 1:21-cv-11228, Wilson v. Triller, Inc. Read the press release filing 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.
MERGING LANES - Used car company Carvana has agreed to acquire the ADESA U.S. physical auction business from KAR Global, a digital marketplace platform for wholesale used vehicles, for $2.2 billion. The transaction, announced Feb. 24, is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022. KAR, which is based in Carmel, Indiana, was advised by a Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom team that included partners Todd Freed, Dohyun Kim, Steven Messina and Dwight Yoo. Counsel information was not available for Tempe, Arizona-based Carvana. Stay up on the latest deals and litigation with the new Law.com Radar.
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