Tribune Co. Blasts Noteholder Doc Request

Law360, New York (January 20, 2011, 8:01 PM EST) -- The Tribune Co. has objected to a request by noteholders for access to documents concerning Sam Zell’s ill-fated leveraged buyout of the media giant in 2007, saying the discovery would violate attorney-client privilege.

The debtors called the discovery motion — lodged by hedge fund Aurelius Capital Management LP — "nothing more than a sideshow” in an objection filed Wednesday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

The motion was “calculated not to obtain relevant evidence but instead to provide yet another platform for...
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