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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 08/14/2020 (Date of last review)

Filing Date: November 20, 2019

According to the Complaint, Energy Transfer operates as a subsidiary of LE GP, LLC. Energy Transfer provides energy-related services in the U.S. and China. The Partnership owns and operates approximately 9,400 miles of natural gas transportation pipelines and three natural gas storage facilities in Texas; and approximately 12,200 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines. The Partnership sells natural gas to electric utilities, independent power plants, local distribution companies, industrial end-users, and other marketing companies.

The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and misleading statements regarding the Partnership’s business, operational and compliance policies. Specifically, the Complaint alleges Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) Energy Transfer’s permits to conduct the Mariner East pipeline project in Pennsylvania were secured via bribery and/or other improper conduct; (ii) the foregoing misconduct increased the risk that the Partnership and/or certain of its employees would be subject to government and/or regulatory action; and (iii) as a result, the Partnership’s public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

This case was voluntarily dismissed on January 15, 2020. A related case continues under Docket 20-CV-00200 in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

On February 18, 2020, the Court issued an Order appointing Lead Plaintiff and Counsel. Lead Plaintiff filed an amended Complaint on June 15.


Sector: Energy
Industry: Oil & Gas - Integrated
Headquarters: United States


Ticker Symbol: ET
Company Market: New York SE
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: N.D. Texas
DOCKET #: 19-CV-02771
JUDGE: Hon. Ed Kinkeade
DATE FILED: 11/20/2019
CLASS PERIOD END: 11/11/2019
  1. Pomerantz LLP (New York)
  2. The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC (Dallas)
No Document Title Filing Date
COURT: E.D. Pennsylvania
DOCKET #: 20-CV-00200
JUDGE: Hon. Ed Kinkeade
DATE FILED: 06/15/2020
CLASS PERIOD END: 12/02/2019
  1. Barrack, Rodos & Bacine (Main office, Philadelphia)
  2. Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP (New New York)
  3. Zaremba Brown PLLC
No Document Title Filing Date
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