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Unternehmensantwort

3 Mai 2021

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Resolute Forest Products

Resolute Forest Product's response to SLAPPed but not silenced report

Resolute has two ongoing cases against Greenpeace. One case is in the U.S., the other in Canada. Both seek to hold Greenpeace and their cohorts accountable for their misinformation and the damage they have caused to the company and the communities where our employees work and live... It has long been held that SLAPP cases do not encompass those based on intentional falsehoods, such as those asserted by Greenpeace at issue in the U.S. and Canadian litigations.

... Accordingly, Judge Tigar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California denied in part defendants’ motions to strike Resolute’s complaint pursuant to the SLAPP statute and has recognized the merit of some of our claims against Greenpeace and their allies. Although the judge did not allow all of Resolute's claims to proceed, the proceedings are moving forward on our defamation and unfair competition claims against Greenpeace. Greenpeace entities, including Greenpeace International, and Greenpeace Inc., as well as individuals remain named parties in the case.  Likewise, in the Canadian action, the Appeals Court rejected any assertion that the case was an improper SLAPP suit. Both cases are currently in discovery...

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