Judge Denies TRO Against Cement Co. In Failed Venture Fight

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 11:13 PM EST) -- A Louisiana federal judge on Tuesday shot down FMT Aggregate LLC’s bid for a temporary restraining order against a cement company that it accused of using certain information from their joint venture agreement to secure a competing deal with another construction aggregate company.

U.S. District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown denied the request after FMT claimed Baltimore-based Lafarge North America Inc. was continuing to violate a 35-year joint venture the companies signed in January 2010, in which Lafarge allegedly agreed to provide aggregate from its Cave-In-Rock, Ill.,...
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