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Activision Harassment Probe From SEC Ups Risk to Top Executives (Bloomberg Law)

The gaming industry has many allegations of harassment against it and this lawsuit will be a wake up call to the companies who aren’t protecting their workers.

Dr. Olivarius tells Bloomberg Law:

“The SEC getting involved is extraordinary,” said Ann Olivarius, a senior partner at McAllister Olivarius. “This is a very serious thing for Activision. It’s a hugely expensive situation for the company.”

Activision Harassment Probe From SEC Ups Risk to Top Executives

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s investigation of Activision Blizzard Inc. is certain to multiply the legal challenges for the video-game giant, in particular its senior executives, over claims of sexual harassment and discrimination, and how they handled those allegations, according to experts.

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