In Re Aqua Metals, Inc. Securities Litigation, No. 4:2017cv07142 - Document 156 (N.D. Cal. 2021)

Court Description: ORDER by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Granting 154 Stipulation to Correct November 16, 2020 Order Granting Motion to Dismiss. (ndrS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/23/2021)
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In Re Aqua Metals, Inc. Securities Litigation Doc. 156 Case 4:17-cv-07142-HSG Document 156 Filed 03/23/21 Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Nicole Lavallee (SBN 165755) Kristin J. Moody (SBN 206326) A. Chowning Poppler (SBN 272870) BERMAN TABACCO 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 650 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 433-3200 Facsimile: (415) 433-6382 Email: nlavallee@bermantabacco.com kmoody@bermantabacco.com cpoppler@bermantabacco.com Counsel for the Lead Plaintiff Plymouth County Group and Co-Lead Counsel for the Class 9 [Additional Counsel on Signature Page] 10 11 12 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 13 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 OAKLAND DIVISION ) IN RE AQUA METALS, INC. SECURITIES ) Lead Case No.: 4:17-cv-07142-HSG LITIGATION ) ) STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER ) TO CORRECT NOVEMBER 16, 2020 This document Relates to: ) ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO All Actions. ) DISMISS ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 27 28 [4:17-cv-07142-HSG] STIPULATION AND ORDER TO CORRECT NOVEMBER 16, 2020 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS Dockets.Justia.com Case 4:17-cv-07142-HSG Document 156 Filed 03/23/21 Page 2 of 6 1 Pursuant to Local Rule 7-12, the Parties respectfully request the following: 2 WHEREAS, the above-captioned action is currently pending before this Court; 3 WHEREAS, on August 14, 2019, this Court issued an Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part 4 Motion to Dismiss and Motion to Strike (Dkt. 113) (the “August 2019 Order”); 5 WHEREAS, the August 2019 Order denied Defendants’ motion to dismiss as to Plaintiff’s Count 6 Two for violations of Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5(a) and (c) scheme liability, and Count Three, Section 7 20(a) control liability claim, as the 20(a) claims relates to Count Two; 8 WHEREAS, the August 2019 Order also granted the Defendants’ motion to dismiss as to Plaintiff’s 9 Count One for violations of Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5(b) misrepresentation, and Count Three for 10 violations of Section 20(a) control liability, as the 20(a) claims relates to Count One, with leave to amend; 11 Whereas, on September 20, 2019, Plaintiff filed an amended complaint; 12 Whereas, on November 1, 2019, Defendants moved to dismiss the amended complaint as to 13 Plaintiff’s Count One for violations of Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5(b) misrepresentation and Count Three 14 for violations of Section 20(a) control liability as the 20(a) claims relates to Count One only (the “Second 15 Motion to Dismiss”); 16 17 WHEREAS, on November 16, 2020, this Court issued an Order Granting Motion to Dismiss (Dkt. 141) (the “November 2020 Order”); 18 WHEREAS, the first sentence under Section V (titled “CONCLUSION”) on page 31, lines 12-14 19 of the November 2020 Order states, in part, that the Court grants “Defendants’ motion to dismiss the Section 20 10(b), Rule 10b-5(a) and (c) scheme liability claim and Section 20(a) control person liability claim as it 21 relates to Count One . . . .”; 22 WHEREAS, the reference to Rule 10b-5(a) and (c) scheme liability claim is a clerical error; 23 WHEREAS, in order to correct this clerical error, the aforementioned sentence in the November 24 2020 Order should be corrected to delete the words “Rule 10b-5(a) and (c) scheme liability claim” and 25 replace them with “Plaintiff’s Count One Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5(b) misrepresentation claim;” 26 THEREBY, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED, by and among the parties hereto, that: 27 28 [4:17-cv-07142-HSG] STIPULATION AND ORDER TO CORRECT NOVEMBER 16, 2020 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS 2 Case 4:17-cv-07142-HSG Document 156 Filed 03/23/21 Page 3 of 6 1 The first sentence under Section V, on page 31, of the November 2020 Order shall be corrected by 2 deleting the words “Rule 10b-5(a) and (c) scheme liability claim” and replacing them with “Plaintiff’s Count 3 One Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5(b) misrepresentation claim;” 4 5 6 IT IS SO STIPULATED. DATED: March 22, 2021 Respectfully submitted, 7 LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP 8 By: /Shannon L. Hopkins Shannon L. Hopkins 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Stephanie A. Bartone 1111 Summer Street, Suite 403 Stamford, CT 06901 Telephone: (203) 992-4523 Facsimile: (212) 363-7171 Email: shopkins@zlk.com sbartone@zlk.com Nicole Lavallee Kristin J. Moody A. Chowning Poppler BERMAN TABACCO 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 650 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 433-3200 Facsimile: (415) 433-6382 Email: nlavallee@bermantabacco.com kmoody@bermantabacco.com cpoppler@bermantabacco.com 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [4:17-cv-07142-HSG] STIPULATION AND ORDER TO CORRECT NOVEMBER 16, 2020 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS 3 Case 4:17-cv-07142-HSG Document 156 Filed 03/23/21 Page 4 of 6 1 Leslie R. Stern BERMAN TABACCO One Liberty Square Boston, MA 02109 Telephone: (617) 542-8300 Facsimile: (617) 542-1194 Email: lstern@bermantabacco.com 2 3 4 5 Counsel for the Lead Plaintiff Plymouth County Group and Co-Lead Counsel for the Class 6 7 8 9 10 DATED: March 22, 2021 Respectfully submitted, 11 GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP 12 By: __/s/ Michael R. Hogue_______ Michael R. Hogue 4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 3000 San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: (415) 655-1300 Facsimile: (415) 707-2010 Email: hoguem@gtlaw.com 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Robert A. Horowitz (pro hac vice) Met Life Building, 200 Park Avenue New York, NY 10166 Telephone: (212) 801-9200 Facsimile: (212) 801-6400 Email: horowitzr@gtlaw.com 20 21 Counsel for Defendants Aqua Metals, Inc., Thomas Murphy, and Selwyn Mould 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [4:17-cv-07142-HSG] STIPULATION AND ORDER TO CORRECT NOVEMBER 16, 2020 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS 4 Case 4:17-cv-07142-HSG Document 156 Filed 03/23/21 Page 5 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 DATED: March 22, 2021 Respectfully submitted, WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI, P.C. By: Steven M. Schatz Steven M. Schatz Steven M. Schatz Dylan Grace Savage Alexander K. Brehnan 650 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304-1050 Telephone: (650) 49-9300 Facsimile: (650) 565-5100 Email: sschatz@wsgr.com dsavage@wsgr.com abrehnan@wsgr.com Counsel for Defendant Stephen R. Clarke 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [4:17-cv-07142-HSG] STIPULATION AND ORDER TO CORRECT NOVEMBER 16, 2020 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS 5 Case 4:17-cv-07142-HSG Document 156 Filed 03/23/21 Page 6 of 6 1 2 [PROPOSED] ORDER It is hereby ordered that: 3 The first sentence under Section V on page 31 of the Court’s November 19, 2020 Order, titled 4 “CONCLUSION,” shall be corrected by deleting the words “Rule 10b-5(a) and (c) scheme liability 5 claim” and replacing them with “Plaintiff’s Count One Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5(b) 6 misrepresentation claim.” 7 8 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION IT IS SO ORDERED. 9 10 11 Dated: 3/23/2021 ______________________________________ HON. HAYWOOD S. GILLIAM, JR. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [4:17-cv-07142-HSG] STIPULATION AND ORDER TO CORRECT NOVEMBER 16, 2020 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS 6