Canada Wants In On Asbestos Claims V. Grace

Law360, New York (April 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Canada's attorney general has objected to a motion filed by bankrupt W.R. Grace & Co. seeking a bar date for asbestos claims against it, on the grounds that the motion would allow only claims regarding property in the U.S.

W.R. Grace asked the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware last month to set a date that would mark the last time claims could be filed related to the company's Zonolite attic insulation, which contains asbestos. The company argued that the deadline would facilitate resolution...
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