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US: GM’s new general counsel comes from LyondellBasell


General Motors, the largest US automaker and the third biggest carmaker in the world announced yesterday that its new chief counsel would be Craig Glidden, chief legal officer at chemicals company LyondellBasell Industries NV, succeeding Michael Millikin, set to retire this July. Glidden, 57, has been implicated in LyondellBasell’s coming out of bankruptcy and helped with the restructuring efforts – a ...
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US: bankruptcy judge believes GM could become accountable for ignition switch losses
US bankruptcy judge Robert Gerber said yesterday during a hearing in his Manhattan court that General Motors could lose some of its legal protection stemming from the company’s 2009 bankruptcy ...
General Motors keeps its general counsel a little longer
While a search for a suitable successor remain ongoing, the largest US automaker – General Motors – decided to extend the stay of its top lawyer, Michael Millikin, until July. GM ...
US judge denies plaintiffs’ access to notes on GM ignition switch mishap
US District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan recently decided not to allow access to the GM notes from the lawyers of the company hired by the automaker to do a ...
GM compensation update: 141 new claims
According to the independent lawyer overseeing GM’s ignition switch compensation fund, the largest US automaker received 141 new compensation claims during the past week. General Motors last February announced a recall ...
Recall roundup: GM SUVs for ignition switch issue
General Motors hasn’t gotten over the ignition switch issue and had to announce yet another recall, because of the ignition lock actuator which may bind. The newest recall announced by General ...
2014 – the year of record recalls
When the year started the biggest story seemed to be the appointment of Mary Barra as General Motors CEO, the first female chief executive of a global automaker. Instead, she’s ...
GM’s bankrupt predecessor helps customers get the $10 billion compensation
General Motors customers gained a new friend in their run for the compensation worth $10 billion. The automaker’s bankrupt predecessor says that the ignition switch defects were illegally hidden from ...
US: GM ignition switch fund receives claims until January 31
General Motors has set up a program designed to compensate victims of accidents tied to the company’s 2.6 million autos ignition switch recall. Now, the fund’s deadline for the filing ...
US: safety lobbyist asks GM victims’ fund to expand its reach
The outside lawyer that heads GM’s ignition switch victims’ compensation fund was urged by an automotive safety advocate to work more actively to identify the cases that involve death or ...

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