June 23, 2020 / 10:04 PM / 10 days ago

Judge dismisses ex-Point72 president's defamation lawsuit against woman who alleged sexism

A female analyst at Point72 Asset Management LP has won the dismissal of a defamation lawsuit by the hedge fund firm’s former president over a comment made in a CNN interview about his alleged sexual harassment.

In a decision issued on Monday, Justice Lucy Billings of the state supreme court in Manhattan called Lauren Bonner’s comment a “fair and accurate” description of her related civil lawsuit against the former president Douglas Haynes, Point72 and the firm’s billionaire founder Steven A. Cohen.

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