Pension Funds Seek Lead Role In BP Securities Cases

Law360, New York (July 21, 2010, 5:38 PM EDT) -- New York state's comptroller and Ohio's attorney general have asked a federal judge in Louisiana to let five public pension funds — one from New York and four from Ohio — take the helm in putative class action securities litigation against BP PLC and tap law firms Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC and Berman DeValerio as lead counsel.

New York Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Ohio Attorney General Richard A. Cordray filed motions in related cases against BP in federal courts in Louisiana and California...
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