WaMu Shareholders Ask Again To Form Committee

Law360, New York (June 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group representing more than 700 individual shareholders in now-collapsed Washington Mutual Inc. has renewed its request to the Office of the U.S. Trustee for permission to form an official equity holders committee in the bankruptcy of the thrift’s former holding company.

The group, whose request was initially denied in November 2008, asked a trustee’s office representative on Friday to reconsider the proposal to form a committee in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in light of lawsuits over the quick sale of...
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