Status: Brief filed by Council of Institutional Investors as amicus curiae in support of plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment. [ 05/19/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) adoption of amendments to Rule 14a-8, which governs the submission of shareholder proposals for inclusion in a company’s proxy statement.
Description: Federal securities class action against company that produces a biodegradable plastic alternative for allegedly making false and misleading statements about the company, including by overstating the product's biodegradability in oceans and landfills.
Status: Judgment entered in favor of defendant with respect to one plaintiff and in favor of a second plaintiff. [ 02/25/2021 ]
Description: Lawsuit to compel company to allow stockholders to inspect books and records for multiple purposes, including to investigate potential misrepresentations regarding performance of "green energy" technology.
Status: Denial of special motion to dismiss affirmed. [ 05/24/2022 ]
Description: Action by Massachusetts attorney general asserting that Exxon Mobil Corporation committed deceptive practices against Massachusetts investors and consumers, including by failing to disclose climate change risks.
Status: Reply in further support of motion to dismiss filed by nominal defendants and defendants. [ 10/29/2021 ]
Description: Consolidated shareholder derivative action against directors and senior officers of Exxon Mobil Corporation for misleading the public concerning climate change and its impacts on Exxon's business.
Status: Second amended complaint dismissed. [ 02/04/2019 ]
Description: Class action lawsuit on behalf of Exxon Mobil Corporation (Exxon) employees alleging that Exxon defendants' failure to disclose climate change information violated fiduciary duties under Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Description: Action by ExxonMobil Corporation to set aside civil investigative demand issued by Massachusetts attorney general under consumer protection statute seeking information on Exxon's knowledge and disclosure of climate change-related risks.
Status: Unopposed motion filed by Competitive Enterprise Institute for leave to file notice of supplemental authority in support of its special motion to dismiss, motion for
sanctions, and motion for costs and attorney’s fees. [ 10/17/2016 ]
Description: United States Virgin Islands Office of the Attorney General sought documents from Competitive Enterprise Institute as part of its investigation of alleged climate change-related fraud on the part of ExxonMobil.