Colin Stretch

Facebook Files Suit vs. Paul Ceglia’s Lawyers

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Anyone following the ill-fated lawsuit filed against Facebook and its co-founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, by Paul Ceglia, who claimed to be the co-owner of the social network until the alleged contract his case was based on was deemed a fraud, had to wonder what Ceglia’s lawyers were thinking when they agreed to represent him, especially in light of the fact that several lawyers dropped the case at one time or another. Facebook apparently wondered the same thing, as the company filed suit against several of Ceglia’s lawyers, including those from DLA Piper, claiming that those lawyers and firms knew Ceglia’s claims were bogus but pursued the case in hopes of reaching a large settlement.

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Facebook Executives, Directors Exercise Restricted Stock Units; Execs Sell Shares

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Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, chief product officer Chris Cox, chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, vice president and general counsel Colin Stretch, chief accounting officer Jas Athwal and directors Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles reported in Form 4 filings Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission that they exercised restricted stock units and, in the cases of the executives, sold off shares in the company.

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Facebook Insiders Exercise RSUs, Sell Shares

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Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer, Vice President of Business and Marketing Partnerships David Fischer, Chief Product Officer Chris Cox, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Financial Officer David Wehner, VP and General Counsel Colin Stretch, Chief Accounting Officer Jas Athwal and Director Susan Desmond-Hellmann detailed their trading activities with regards to exercising restricted stock units and selling off shares in the company in Form 4 filings Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Facebook Executives, Directors Exercise Restricted Stock Units, Sell Off Shares

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Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Product Officer Chris Cox, Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer, Vice President and General Counsel Colin Stretch, Chief Accounting Officer Jas Athwal, and Directors Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles exercised restricted stock units and sold off shares to cover their tax withholding obligations, they reported in Form 4 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday.

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Facebook Officers, Directors Exercise RSUs

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A host of Facebook officers and directors submitted Form 4 filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday detailing their exercising of restricted stock units and sales of class-A common shares in the company: Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Vice President of Business and Marketing Partnerships David Fischer, outgoing Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman, Chief Product Officer Chris Cox, Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer, VP and General Counsel Colin Stretch, Director Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Chief Accounting Officer Jas Athwal, and Directors Donald Graham, Erskine Bowles, Marc Andreessen, and Peter Thiel.

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Facebook Executives, Directors Exercise Restricted Stock Units, Sell Off Shares

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Thursday was a big day for Form 4 filings from Facebook executives and board members exercising their restricted stock units, as Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer, Vice President and General Counsel Colin Stretch, Chief Accounting Officer Jas Athwal, and Directors Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles detailed their trading activities to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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