US Investigators Say Transocean Isn't Cooperating

Law360, New York (November 24, 2010, 5:13 PM EST) -- Transocean Ltd. is refusing to turn over documents key to understanding how to prevent a future Deepwater Horizon-style rig explosion, government investigators have said.

The government panel investigating the company wants a judge to force Transocean to hand over safety documents that will help them determine whether regulatory safeguards in place prior to the spill were adequate, government attorneys said in a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

The Joint Board of Investigation of the United States Coast...
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