Judge Lashes Out In Parmalat Securities Case

Law360, New York (June 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Fed up with what he called a “concede-nothing-take-no-prisoners litigation strategy,” Judge Lewis A. Kaplan of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan has said that he will consider sanctions for groundless motions in the Parmalat SpA multidistrict securities litigation.

On Monday, Kaplan granted Bank of America Corp.'s motion to compel Parmalat CEO Enrico Bondi to turn over documents containing information about his relationship with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, Bondi's expert witness in the bank's $1 billion securities countersuit against the Italian dairy king.

“Dr. Bondi contends...that the information BofA...
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