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On October 22, 2020, the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara (the “Court”), granted preliminary approval of the settlement of the stockholder derivative action captioned In re Alphabet Inc. Shareholder Derivative Litigation, Lead Case No. 19CV341522, as well as other related litigations pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the Delaware Court of Chancery and litigation demands made by certain stockholders of the company (collectively, the “Settled Matters”). The complaints and demands in the Settled Matters alleged that certain defendants breached their fiduciary duties in connection with (1) an alleged pattern of sexual harassment and discrimination by male executives at the company and (2) a data bug, allegedly in violation of state and federal law. The Settled Matters were resolved pursuant to a Stipulation and Agreement of Settlement (the “Stipulation”).
Pursuant to the Court’s Order granting preliminary approval of the settlement, the company is publishing the Notice of Pendency and Proposed Settlement of Derivative Actions (the “Notice”), attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The Notice and Stipulation are available for review on the company’s investor relations website at https://abc.xyz/investor/.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Notice of Pendency and Proposed Settlement of Derivative Actions|
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: October 23, 2020|