Ex-Vivendi Execs Want Partial Summary Judgment

Law360, New York (August 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two former executives of Vivendi Universal SA have asked a federal court to grant partial summary judgment in the long-standing securities fraud class action alleging that they and their former employer made false and misleading statements that caused Vivendi securities to trade at artificially inflated prices.

In separate motions filed Aug. 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, defendants Jean-Marie Messier and Guillaume Hannezo seek dismissal from securities fraud claims based on false or misleading statements that they argue they...
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