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Alphabet Seeks Ninth Circuit Review of Investor Suit Revival

July 1, 2021, 7:43 PM

Alphabet Inc. asked the Ninth Circuit to revisit the court’s decision to revive a would-be class suit from investors that claimed the company deceived them about a security problem with its Google+ platform.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit should grant a rehearing or a rehearing en banc on the ruling last month, Alphabet said in a petition Wednesday.

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit allowed the case to proceed after finding investors made adequate claims that Alphabet omitted information about a Google+ security bug from its Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

Alphabet should have used ...