Bausch Says Investors' Price-Gouging Claims Came Too Late

Law360 (June 1, 2020, 8:56 PM EDT) -- Bausch Health Cos. Inc. and its brass on Friday sought to shed a securities fraud lawsuit that alleges the company engaged in a price-gouging scheme that cost investors billions, telling a New Jersey federal judge that investors' claims came too late.

In its May 29 brief supporting its motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by an affiliated group of institutional investors, Bausch told U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp that the investors' federal Securities Exchange Act claims should be barred because of the Exchange Act's two-year statute of limitations.

"Plaintiffs filed this action more than three and a half years after...

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