Goodyear, Chemical Cos. Battle Over Shell Deal

Law360, New York (October 27, 2009, 2:13 PM EDT) -- Affiliates of Bayer AG, Dow Chemical Co. and Polimeri Europa SpA have asked a judge to force Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. to fully disclose a settlement with Royal Dutch Shell PLC in a suit alleging price-fixing of engineered rubber components by the four chemical giants — a request the tire maker immediately opposed.

Bayer, Dow and Polimeri filed a motion on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio seeking to compel Goodyear to product the settlement agreement, drawing a vigorous...
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