BP Loses Bid To Send Deepwater Securities Suit Abroad

Law360, Houston (October 11, 2013, 8:04 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge said in a decision released Thursday that pared down suits public retirement funds filed against BP PLC in multidistrict litigation over losses they suffered on the London Stock Exchange following the Deepwater Horizon disaster could be heard in the U.S.

U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison ruled that pension funds located in California, Connecticut and Ohio couldn’t sue BP over three dozen statements it made in the wake of the accident and that the funds could not pursue fraud claims brought under...
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Case Title

In Re: BP plc Securities Litigation


Case Number

4:10-md-02185

Court

Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

850(Securities/Commodities)

Judge

Judge Keith P Ellison

Date Filed

August 10, 2010


Case Title

Alameda County Employees' Retirement Association v. BP PLC et al


Case Number

4:12-cv-01256

Court

Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

850(Securities/Commodities)

Judge

Judge Keith P Ellison

Date Filed

April 20, 2012


Case Title

Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds et al v. BP, PLC et al


Case Number

4:12-cv-01272

Court

Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

850(Securities/Commodities)

Date Filed

April 20, 2012


Case Title

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System et al v. BP America, Inc. et al


Case Number

4:12-cv-01837

Court

Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

850(Securities/Commodities)

Date Filed

June 20, 2012

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