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Crown Sterling and Informa Tech Holdings, Owner of Black Hat USA, Reach Settlement Agreement

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 20, 2020: Informa Tech Holdings LLC, f/k/a UBM LLC , the owner of Black Hat USA, and Crown Sterling Limited LLC have entered into a confidential settlement of the civil action brought by Crown Sterling relating to its participation at Black Hat USA 2019 on terms that are acceptable to both parties.

In connection with the settlement and with respect to Crown Sterling’s sponsored session at Black Hat USA 2019, Informa would like to clarify that to its knowledge Crown Sterling’s presentation was in compliance with Black Hat’s Code of Conduct and its Sponsorship and Exhibitor Agreement.Crown Sterling recognizes the unique and important contribution of Black Hat USA and looks forward to future conferences.

As part of the confidential settlement, both parties have agreed to refrain from providing further comment on this matter.

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