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November 18, 2014
AkzoNobel says one of its US subsidiaries in Chicago was the target of “external fraud [that] involves an amount of up to €53 million ($66 million),” the...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/AkzoNobel-says-US-subsidiary-was-target-of-$66-million-"external-fraud"_65507.html
October 21, 2014
The European Commission has issued a statement of objections to Honeywell and DuPont, citing its preliminary view that joint cooperation entered into 2010 concerning the production of refrigerant R-1234yf, also known as HFO-1234yf, used in automotive air-conditioning systems may have breached European Union (EU) antitrust rules....
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/European-Commission-investigates-DuPont-and-Honeywell-refrigerant-collaboration_64645.html
September 22, 2014
A US district court in New Jersey issued an opinion last week siding with MacDermid in a patent dispute over flexographic imaging plates. The dispute relates to thermal processing for...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Court-finds-against-DuPont-in-patent-dispute-with-MacDermid_63927.html
August 28, 2014
Silicones and quartz producer Momentive Performance Materials (MPM) says the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York is likely to confirm the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Momentive-Performance-Materials-moves-closer-to-Chapter-11-exit_63462.html
August 22, 2014
DuPont has filed a patent infringement suit in US court in Delaware alleging that SunEdison has violated the company’s patent on using tellurium in front-side silver solar...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/DuPont-files-suit-against-SunEdison-over-solar-paste-patent_63346.html
July 29, 2014
The European Commission says it is urging Germany to take stronger measures to combat water pollution caused by nitrates. The latest figures submitted by Germany in 2012 show that...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/European-Commission-urges-Germany-to-act-more-against-nitrate-pollution-in-water_62776.html
July 28, 2014
RPM today reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income up 66.4% year-on-year (YOY), to $108.8 million, on sales up 9.1%, to $1.28 billion. On an adjusted basis—excluding some...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/RPM-earnings-rise-subsidiary-agrees-to-settle-asbestos-claims_62746.html
May 27, 2014
Momentive Performance Materials (MPM) has been granted access to the full $570-million debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing facility by the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Court-grants-Momentive-Performance-Materials-access-to-bankruptcy-financing_61345.html
May 19, 2014
Kemira says it has signed an agreement with Cartel Damage Claims (CDC; Brussels) to settle a lawsuit at Helsinki. The settlement concerns claims assigned to CDC, based on which CDC has...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Kemira-settles-damage-claim-litigation-related-to-hydrogen-peroxide-price-fixing-case_61132.html
May 16, 2014
Comex Mexico has filed suit against Sherwin-Williams (SW) over SW’s termination of the $2.34-billion merger agreement between the two companies, a Reuters report says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Comex-Mexico-files-suit-against-Sherwin-Williams-over-deal-termination_61108.html
March 14, 2014
Bills have been introduced in the US House and Senate designed to clear the backlog of US FDA approval for sunscreen ingredients and implement a streamlined process for ingredient...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Congress-introduces-bill-to-speed-sunscreen-ingredient-approval_59599.html
February 24, 2014
Ferro announced today that it is altering the structure of its board of directors, “declassifying,” or eliminating staggered terms, for directors, and eliminating...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Ferro-changes-board-structure-appoints-president-to-chairman_59047.html
February 21, 2014
Minerals Technologies (MTI) today launched a $42/share unsolicited bid for minerals firm Amcol International (Hoffman Estates, IL), setting in motion a possible bidding war with...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Minerals-Technologies-launches-bid-for-Amcol-updated_58830.html
January 31, 2014
Managing TSCA reform as it makes its way through Congress and ensuring that fuel subsidies do not adversely impact oleochemical prices are key priorities for the cleaning chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/ACI-2014-TSCA-reform-fuel-subsidies-key-priorities-for-soapers_58404.html
January 16, 2014
Chemtura today announced it has filed a lawsuit in Superior Court of California in Sacramento seeking to overturn California’s new fire-safety standard for upholstered furniture...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Chemtura-files-suit-against-new-California-fire-safety-rule_58040.html
January 8, 2014
W.R. Grace, which hopes to exit from bankruptcy later this month after nearly 13 years in Chapter 11, is looking to secure $1.55 billion in exit financing from several banks, reports...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/W-R-Grace-looking-to-obtain-$1-55-billion-in-exit-financing_57817.html
January 8, 2014
A judge in California has increased the fine to be paid by Sherwin-Williams (SW), NL Industries, and ConAgra in a lead paint case, from $1.1 billion to $1.15 billion. The decision, by...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Judge-raises-fine-in-Sherwin-Williams-lead-paint-case_57801.html
December 18, 2013
Sherwin-Williams (SW), NL Industries and ConAgra foods were found liable to pay $1.1 billion to replace or mitigate lead paint in thousands of homes in California in a court ruling...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Sherwin-Williams-NL-Industries-ordered-to-pay-$1-1-billion-in-lead-paint-case_57489.html
December 12, 2013
W.R. Grace says the company is targeting an exit from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on or about 31 January 2014, general counsel Mark Shelnitz told investors during a conference call today...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/W-R-Grace-expects-bankruptcy-exit-by-end-of-January_57356.html
December 5, 2013
W.R. Grace has announced that “none of the four parties with-asbestos related appeals to Grace’s plan of reorganization filed further appeals with the US Supreme...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Grace-moves-closer-to-bankruptcy-exit_57113.html
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