Mayer Brown, Grant Thornton Take Aim At Refco Suit

Law360, New York (November 13, 2009, 3:36 PM EST) -- Former Refco Inc. auditor Grant Thornton LLP and outside counsel Mayer Brown LLP have moved for a second time to dismiss a fraud lawsuit brought by the trustee overseeing Refco Inc.’s bankruptcy proceedings in response to allegations that they knew about the financial firm’s massive fraud scheme.

In its second effort to stomp out Refco trustee Marc Kirschner’s fraud claims, Mayer Brown and Grant Thornton filed a joint motion to dismiss the lawsuit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York....
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