NY Judge Refuses To Toss Freeport McMoRan Suit
The dispute centers around a 2005 spinoff by Phelps Dodge Corp., now a part of Freeport McMoRan, of Columbian Chemicals. The agreement included provisions to divide various liabilities, including antitrust lawsuits, asbestos lawsuits and environmental contamination lawsuits, according to court documents.
In a ruling from the bench, Judge...
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