Dec. 09, 2019News & Opinions
Bayer has reached agreement with plaintiffs in two of its California Roundup lawsuits to freeze litigation over the alleged cancer-causing effects of the glyphosate-based herbicide to allow more time for talks on a settlement.
Nov. 05, 2019News & Opinions
In what is being called a “landmark” class-action lawsuit, brought by the national farmers’ unions against Monsanto, a Brazilian appeals court has found in favor the company bought out by Germany’s Bayer in 2018.
Oct. 31, 2019News & Opinions
In mid-October Bayer was facing Roundup-related lawsuits from about 42,700 US-based plaintiffs, the German group’s CEO, Werner Baumann, said in reporting financial results for the 2019 third quarter.
Aug. 12, 2019News & Opinions
As the number of lawsuits from people claiming that Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide caused their cancer mount – to currently more than 18,000 –signals increasingly point to an out-of-court settlement.
Jul. 29, 2019News & Opinions
A third judge has slashed a jury’s damage award to a plaintiff in a lawsuit involving Monsanto’s glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide.
Jun. 18, 2019News & Opinions
As it continues to deal with the fallout from its takeover of Monsanto, Bayer is working through the former US agribusiness giant’s list of “enemies,” and said it is notifying those that are on it.
Jun. 07, 2019News & Opinions
Bayer is already facing more than US 13,000 lawsuit contending that Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide causes cancer. Now – as had been widely speculated over the past few weeks – it has its first in Australia.
May. 16, 2019News & Opinions
Bayer is reeling from its third consecutive loss in a US court case involving Monsanto’s controversial glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup. Since the $63 billion takeover of the US agribusiness giant was sealed in summer 2018, the ...
Apr. 29, 2019News & Opinions
Bayer’s annual general meeting (agm) on Apr. 26 proved to be as turbulent as expected. Although those attending the nearly 13-hour marathon session nodded off on major proposals made by management, they made clear that they were not ...
Apr. 25, 2019News & Opinions
Bayer’s annual general meeting on Apr. 26 is likely to be one of the most turbulent in its history. Shareholders have a number of reasons to be dissatisfied, and at the first meeting since the $63 billion acquisition of Monsanto last ...
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