Cases in Point
Labaton Sucharow – U.S. address. International reach.
- Fortis SA/NV (Belgium)
Labaton Sucharow serves as liaison counsel in the Belgian action against Dutch/Belgian bank/insurer Fortis. We are actively monitoring the Dutch action against Fortis for our clients. The allegations involve misrepresentations surrounding the company's 2007 acquisition of ABN Amro Holding NV, and the September 2007 Rights Issue used to finance that deal.
- Olympus Corporation (Japan)
Labaton Sucharow is actively advising our clients on the progress of Japanese legal actions against the Japanese consumer electronics company Olympus. In 2012, Olympus admitted to engaging in a decades-long complex accounting scheme to hide massive company losses under the cover of legitimate acquisitions.
- Vivendi (France)
Labaton Sucharow currently represents several of investors as liaison counsel in this action, which was brought to France after the Supreme Court's decision in Morrison v. National Australia Bank. The Firm also provides monitoring and advisory services to additional investors.
- Treasury Wines (Australia)
Labaton Sucharow serves as liaison counsel in this Australian action against Treasury Wine Estates Limited (TWE), a wine producer and supplier in Australia, the United States, and other world markets. The action alleges that TWE failed to timely disclose to the market write-downs that could affect its share price.
- Saipem (Italy)
Labaton Sucharow represents clients as liaison counsel in an action against Saipem S.p.A. (Saipem), an Italian oil and gas industry contractor. The case stems from Saipem’s failure to timely and adequately inform investors of the true nature of its finances, which caused its stock price to drop considerably.
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