Halliburton Asks High Court To Nix ERISA Class Action

Law360, New York (July 11, 2013, 7:18 PM EDT) -- Halliburton Co. recently urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling that revived a putative class action accusing it of improperly cutting retirement benefits for workers at a former subsidiary, asking the justices to resolve a circuit split over when retirement plan members can sue.  

The company filed a petition for certiorari on July 3 that asks the high court to consider a Second Circuit decision that reinstated a case against Halliburton brought on behalf of employees of onetime Halliburton unit Dresser-Rand Co. after the...
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