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EU court rejects Sipcam request for suspension of chlorothalonil phase-out

An EU court has dismissed Sipcam-Oxon’s request for a suspension of the phase-out of the fungicide, chlorothalonil, while its lawsuit against the active ingredient’s non-renewal is being considered. 

Europe EU

US California court upholds Prop 65 listing of atrazine

A US state of California appeals court has denied a bid by Syngenta to remove atrazine herbicide and five similar agricultural chemicals from the state's list of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm.

United States ChemChina

Sipcam-Oxon goes to EU court over chlorothalonil non-renewal

Sipcam-Oxon has started legal action seeking to overturn the EU decision not to renew the approval of the fungicide, chlorothalonil. 

Europe EU

Stage set for appeal of first US glyphosate cancer verdict

Plaintiff urges court to reinstate $289 million award while Bayer calls for case to be thrown out.

United States Bayer Crop Science

Enviros restart legal bid to upend Bayer/Monsanto's dicamba

Environmentalists have again called on a federal appeals court to vacate the US EPA's approval of Bayer legacy company Monsanto's dicamba herbicide.

Bayer Crop Science Monsanto

US EPA sued over decision not to ban chlorpyrifos

Environmentalists and farmworker advocates have returned to court to once again try to compel the US EPA to ban the insecticide, chlorpyrifos.

EPA Legal

Amvac goes to EU court over ethoprophos non-renewal

US company American Vanguard's Dutch subsidiary, Amvac Netherlands, has brought a lawsuit seeking an annulment of the European Commission’s decision not to renew the EU approval of the insecticide/acaricide, ethoprophos.

Europe EU

Over 35% jump in plaintiffs against Bayer's glyphosate in three months

Bayer is facing an increase of over a third in the number of plaintiffs seeking damages for exposure to legacy company Monsanto's glyphosate herbicide.

Bayer Crop Science Monsanto

Brazil court orders Intacta royalties paid into escrow account

A Brazilian court has ordered Bayer legacy business Monsanto to deposit the "full amount of royalties" from its patented genetically modified Intacta soybean technology into an escrow account.

Bayer Crop Science Monsanto

US judge cuts $2 billion glyphosate award to $87 million

A California state court judge has slashed damages awarded to a couple who claim Bayer legacy company Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicides caused their cancer from $2,052 million to $86.7 million.

Bayer Crop Science Monsanto

Avoiding pesticide data compensation disputes in the EU

Disputes about data protection rights and compensation can be costly and, in many cases, avoidable. Peter L Gray (Partner, Crowell and Moring, LLP) and Jurgen Figys identify best practices for minimising the likelihood of such disputes.

Europe EU

Bayer sees US glyphosate case damages slashed

A US judge has slashed the punitive damages awarded to a California plaintiff against Bayer legacy company Monsanto for failing to warn him of the potential cancer risk from its Roundup (glyphosate) herbicide.

Bayer Crop Science Monsanto
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