Court Grants Magna's Motion to Dismiss Putative Securities Class Action
AURORA, ON, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) today announced that the United States District Court, Southern District of New York has granted the Company's motion and dismissed the putative securities class action lawsuit in which Boilermaker-Blacksmith National Pension Trust acted as lead plaintiff. The lawsuit was originally filed in May 2012 against the Company, its Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, as well as its founder. As a result of the Court's decision to dismiss the lawsuit "with prejudice", the claim cannot be re-filed.
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