US court

A New York judge has dismissed a lawsuit against three pension funds in the New York City Retirement System for violating fiduciary duties.

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Lawsuit

A federal judge has tossed ExxonMobil’s lawsuit against activist ESG shareholder Arjuna Capital.

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ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil’s shareholders have released plans to vote against the company’s board of directors in response to its lawsuit against climate activist investors. 

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Climate lawsuit

The Netherlands arm of Friends of the Earth, Milieudefensie, has filed a climate lawsuit against financial services group ING, calling on it to halve its carbon emissions.

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lawsuit

The Council of Institutional Investors (CII) has challenged the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) planned changes to shareholder proposal rules.

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Banks dragged into legal action over Bayer-Monsanto deal

Banks dragged into legal action over Bayer-Monsanto deal Advisers to the Bayer-Monsanto takeover have been dragged into a lawsuit against the pharmaceuticals company that was originally filed in March. Plaintiff Rebecca Haussmann, trustee of the Konstantin S. Haussmann Trust, filed the amended claim in New York County Supreme Court at the end of August. It […]

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