Plaintiffs Seek Injunction To Stop Vivendi Power Play

Law360, New York (October 13, 2009, 7:51 PM EDT) -- The plaintiffs in a securities class action against Vivendi Universal S.A. are trying to put a stop to a lawsuit the French entertainment giant recently brought in Paris aiming to force two class members to drop out of the long-standing litigation by threatening them with severe financial penalties.

On Tuesday the plaintiffs filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York asking the judge to issue a preliminary injunction that would compel Vivendi to back off its lawsuit against class...
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