Courts Issue Orders Requiring Both Sides (Plaintiffs and Defendants) to Participate in Non-Binding Settlement Discussions
As frequently occurs in complex litigation, the judges presiding over the cases in the federal and state courts in Kansas, Illinois, and Minnesota have issued orders requiring both sides (plaintiffs and defendants) to participate in non-binding settlement discussions, while making clear that the litigation will continue. Syngenta will act in good faith and cooperate in this court-ordered process while continuing to defend itself against plaintiffs’ claims. To be clear, Syngenta believes that the Viptera China lawsuits lack any merit because American farmers have the right to access safe, effective, U.S.- approved technologies like Agrisure Viptera.
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