NVIDIA Announces Dismissal of Class Action Securities Litigation
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SANTA CLARA, CA. – AUGUST 22, 2003 -- NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), today announced the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has approved the dismissal of the consolidated securities class action lawsuit against Nvidia. As previously announced, this lawsuit arose out of NVIDIA’s announcement on February 14, 2002 that it was conducting an internal investigation of certain accounting matters and its subsequent net positive restatement of financial statements for the periodsFebruary 15, 2000 throughFebruary 14, 2002.
The court’s action yesterday follows its ruling onJune 12, 2003 dismissing with prejudice all of the claims arising from NVIDIA’s restatement of its financial results. Plaintiff’s requested the dismissal of their remaining claims and the court ordered the dismissal with prejudice as to the lead plaintiffs
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