Christen Ager-Hanssen is set to testify in court following a New York judge's ruling suggesting that an earlier subpoena ordered against him was issued for improper purposes.
Nexo argues that the class action lawsuit filed against it by customer Junhan Jeong should be dismissed as its legal counsel Roche Freedman is using discovery for "inappropriate purposes."
The move comes as the firm continues to face pressure after leaked videos showed Roche bragging about abusing the legal system to harass the competitors of one of their clients, Ava Labs.
The decision comes as a result of explosive leaked videos showing Roche Freedman partner Kyle Roche bragging about using straw plaintiffs to launch lawsuits against crypto companies.
The U.S. judge in charge of Roche Freedman’s class action suit against Bitfinex and Tether called their founding partner’s admission that the firm uses litigation to attack crypto competitors ‘uniquely stupid.’
The Tulip Trust has asked that Roche Freedman be disqualified from its case against Ira Kleiman over the ownership of W&K.
Lawyers for Dr. Craig Wright has filed the motion over leaked videos showed Roche admitting to abusing the legal process to gain a competitive advantage for Ava Labs.
Christen Ager-Hanssen is back on the CoinGeek Weekly Livestream, this time delving deeper into exactly what happened regarding the Crypto Leaks that made headlines last week.
Given what Roche has admitted on camera, the request was inevitable, and it's likely to be only the first in a series of firms demanding that Roche Freedman be booted from the opposition.
Roche filed the request in Roche Freedman’s class action lawsuits against Tron, Tether, BitMEX and Bitfinex, citing his departure from the firm’s class action practice as the reason for his withdrawal.
Ava Labs’ attempts to distance itself from Roche Freedman LLP’s anti-competitive litigation funding efforts are being refuted by Kyle Roche’s own pitches to prospective investors in the scheme.