latest news releases from the newsroom
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Issues Statement Regarding Santo Domingo, Colombia Lawsuit
LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) issued the following statement: We learned from media reports that a complaint had been filed against Occidental in U.S. District Court, Central District of California, relating to the loss of civilian lives during a military action in Santo Domingo, Colombia, in December 1998. We also received a statement announcing that the plaintiff in this action would be holding a press conference with former State Senator Tom Hayden outside our Annual Stockholders' Meeting on April 25.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Petroleum Declares Dividend
LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) said today that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.26 per share of common stock payable July 15, 2003, to stockholders of record on June 10, 2003.
Vianale & Vianale LLP
Vianale & Vianale Announces Class Action Against VaxGen, Inc. -- VXGN
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Florida law firm of Vianale & Vianale LLP announces that it filed a class action lawsuit on April 22, 2003, on behalf of purchasers of the securities of VaxGen, Inc. ("Vaxgen") (Nasdaq:VXGN) between August 6, 2002 and February 26, 2003, inclusive. A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court, or can be viewed on Vianale & Vianale's website at: http://www.vianalelaw.com
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin, Murray & Frank LLP Commences Class Action Against CIT Group Inc., Certain of its Officers and Directors, and Certain Underwriters for its Initial Public Offering Alleging Violations of Federal Securities Law -- CIT
NEW YORK, April 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, case number 03-CV-2837, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased CIT Group Inc. ("CIT" or the "Company") common stock (NYSE:CIT) in or traceable to the initial public offering (the "IPO" or "Offering") made pursuant to the Registration Statement, of which the Prospectus was a part, which was declared effective on or about July 1, 2002.
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Secures Mineral Rights to Seqi Olivine Deposit in Greenland
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Development Corporation (TSE:CRU) (OSLO:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRWVF) is pleased to announce it has acquired 100% of mineral rights to the Seqi olivine deposit in Southern Greenland, 90 km North of Greenland's capital city Nuuk. Crew has since 1999 held an option to acquire the title to Seqi, which is a large and homogenous olivine deposit with up to 97% olivine. The high grade and favourable chemical and textural properties both contribute to the commercial potential of this project.
Chitwood & Harley
Chitwood & Harley LLP Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Credit Suisse First Boston, Frank Quattrone, and Tim Mahon on Behalf of Purchasers of Atmel Corporation -- ATML
ATLANTA, April 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chitwood & Harley announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, on behalf of all who purchased or acquired the securities of Atmel Corporation, ("Atmel" or the "Company"), (Nasdaq:ATML), between July 22, 1999 and August 6, 2001, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The suit is brought against Credit Suisse First Boston, Frank Quattrone, and Tim Mahon. A copy of the complaint is available on our website, www.classlaw.com by clicking on Atmel.