Fund Investors Can Look At Dickstein Docs: Judge

Law360, New York (March 26, 2010, 7:16 PM EDT) -- A judge has agreed to lift the veil of attorney-client privilege in a dispute over fees charged by an affiliate of mutual fund giant Federated Investors Inc., allowing investors to examine certain communications from Dickstein Shapiro LLP attorneys concerning the drafting of a consultant report for the fund company.

Judge David Stewart Cercone issued an order on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania allowing plaintiffs to discover communications among Dickstein Shapiro, consultant Management Practices Inc. and Federated personnel pertaining to...
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