BP looks to kill shareholder lawsuit
Case focuses mainly on Deepwater Horizon disaster; BP lawyers argue English law bars pursuit of ‘derivative’ claims in Alaska court
For Petroleum News
Lawyers for BP are seeking dismissal of a “shareholder derivative” lawsuit brought in an Alaska court against the company’s board of directors following the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
In a 33-page argument filed Nov. 16 in Superior Court in Anchorage, BP lawyers say the lawsuit rightfully belongs i....
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