Volkswagen Investors Get Green Light in State Court Gambit Against Porsche

, The Litigation Daily


Hedge funds that lost billions shorting Volkswagen stock haven't been easily dissuaded from going after Porsche, which pumped up VW's share price in a botched takeover bid. On Wednesday a group of funds that opted for state court cleared a crucial hurdle, when Porsche's lawyers at Sullivan & Cromwell lost a bid to dismiss fraud and unjust enrichment claims that could be worth well north of $1 billion.

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