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Environmental Liability-Related Securities Suit Filed against DuPont Spin-off Chemours

As I have previously noted on this blog, one recurring source of securities class action litigation exposure for publicly traded companies is the companies’ underlying environmental liabilities. In the latest example of this type of litigation, a plaintiff shareholder has now filed a securities suit against The Chemours Company, a chemical company that spun out … Continue Reading

Though a Private Company, Uber Hit With Securities Class Action Lawsuit

The news late last week that London’s transport authority had stripped ride-hailing firm Uber of its ride-hire license on the grounds that it was “unfit to operate” in the U.K. capital was merely the latest blow to the company, following a string of scandals, probes, and damaging revelations. Now the company – which, despite its … Continue Reading

Is a Remote Annual Meeting Venue an Indicator of Corporate Risk?

Those interested in trying to identify possible corporate risk indicators will want to take a look at a March 18, 2014 paper by Temple University finance professor Yuanzhi Li and New York University finance professor David Yermack entitled “Evasive Shareholder Meetings” (here). According to the authors’ research, there is a strong negative correlation between distant … Continue Reading
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