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Oral arguments set Aug. 24 in $1.15 billion lead paint public nuisance case

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 15, 2017, 4:05pm

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Nearly three years ago, a California judge ordered a group of three paint makers to pay $1.15 billion to 10 California cities and counties to remediate what the judge decided was the “public nuisance” of lead paint in homes.

FTC finalizes Sherwin-Williams divestiture agreement

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:31am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced July 28 that, following a public comment period, it approved a final order resolving concerns that the Sherwin-Williams Company’s acquisition of the Valspar Corporation would likely be anti-competitive.

Sherwin-Williams to divest two Valspar plants, continue with $11.3 billion acquisition

Mark Iandolo Jun. 6, 2017, 9:20am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced May 26 that Sherwin-Williams Company will settle anti-competitive allegations related to its proposed $11.3 billion acquisition of Valspar Corporation by selling Valspar’s North America Industrial Wood Coatings Business to Axalta Coating Systems Ltd.

Sherwin-Williams to pay $14 million, cover EPA oversight expenses for Route 561 dump site

Mark Iandolo Apr. 6, 2017, 11:12am

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that the Sherwin-Williams Company has agreed to pay $14 million to clean up lead and arsenic contaminated soil and sediment at the Route 561 Dump site in Gibbsboro, N.J. The company also will cover the expenses involved.

Sherwin-Williams accuses Alabama business of contract breach

Wadi Reformado Oct. 6, 2016, 11:39am

The popular paint maker is suing an Alabama collision repair shop, alleging breach of contract.