Class Action Suit

  • Companies Bill to prescribe norms for class action suits March 1, 2013

    In January 2009, in what is widely referred to as 'India's Enron', 300,000 shareholders of Satyam Computer Services (now Mahindra Satyam) came together and sued the company. Satyam's founder Ramalinga Raju had confessed to misstating accounts, and the company stock plummeted. The shareholders claimed damages worth Rs 5,000 crore. For...
  • Satyam ex-directors win ruling in US class-action suit January 3, 2013

    New York: A US federal judge dismissed claims against seven former directors of Satyam Computer Services Ltd in shareholder lawsuits stemming from the massive fraud at the heart of India's largest corporate scandal. US District Judge Barbara Jones in New York ruled on Wednesday the lawsuits failed to allege that...