News & Events

Through Roux’s News & Events, we share relevant industry news, regulatory updates, upcoming webinars and conferences, articles published by our experts, corporate social responsibility events, monthly newsletters, project and market sector information, and much more. Browse through our latest posts below.

Introducing Roux's Inaugural ESG Annual Report

April 06, 2023
Roux is pleased to announce the release of our inaugural ESG report. This report is designed to inform our clients, communities, and the public of Roux’s ongoing commitment to social, environmental, and charitable endeavors.

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LTL Files Bankruptcy Reorganization Plan Seeking to Fund a $12 Billion Asbestos Trust

May 16, 2023
LTL Management, Inc. (“LTL”) filed a bankruptcy plan of reorganization and disclosure statement on May 15, seeking to fund a $12 billion bankruptcy trust to compensate current and future claimants alleging exposure to Johnson & Johnson talc products.

What Companies Need to Know About The SEC’s Upcoming ESG & Climate Risk Disclosure Regulation

March 22, 2023
In March 2022, the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed an extensive climate disclosure regulation as part of President Biden’s overall climate risk policy. The proposal would require companies to disclose data and other information “about its direct greenhouse gas...

South Carolina Jury Awards Female Mesothelioma Claimant $29M in Cosmetic Talc Verdict

March 06, 2023
A Richland County, South Carolina jury awarded plaintiff Sarah Plant $29.14 million in damages for Plant’s diagnosis of mesothelioma stemming from her use of cosmetic talc products. The jury found talc supplier Whittaker Clark & Daniels (WCD) liable for Plant’s...

European Chemical Agency Proposes Restriction of PFAS Chemicals

March 01, 2023
The European Chemical Agency, or ECHA, announced the submission of a proposed restriction on per- or polyfluoroalkyl chemicals, commonly called PFAS. The proposal, slated for presentation to the European Commission in 2025, was drafted by representatives from the Netherlands, Germany,...

Opioid Pharma Chains Denied Delay Implementing Court-Ordered Changes

February 20, 2023
Last week, a federal judge in charge of opioid litigation ordered pharmacy chains to begin implementing new business practices after months of unsuccessful attempts to reach an alternative compromise. The changes were part of an injunction ordered by US District...

Bankruptcy Venue Reform Legislation Reintroduced in Congress

February 14, 2023
A bill requiring Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases be filed in states where the principal place of business or principal assets of the debtor are located was introduced into Congress on Feb. 14. Co-sponsors and U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and...