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Royal Dutch Settles U.S. Shareholder Suit For $83M

Law360 (March 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Almost a year after agreeing to a $352.6 million settlement with non-U.S. shareholders, Royal Dutch Shell Plc announced it would pay U.S. shareholders an additional $82.85 million to settle their suit and end all litigation stemming from the company's oil reserves scandal.

Royal Dutch announced the agreement in principle Thursday, noting it still had to be approved by Shell's board of directors, the state of Pennsylvania – two of whose public pension systems are the action's lead plaintiffs – and the U.S. District Court for the...
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