Arthur Andersen Bids To Toss Claims In Qwest MDL

Law360, New York (August 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Arthur Andersen LLP, one of a slew of defendants in the multidistrict securities litigation brought by a group of pension funds in the wake of the $3 billion accounting scandal at Qwest Communications International Inc., has asked a federal court judge to dismiss claims brought by a putative class member in the case.

The auditing firm, which has been named as a defendant in the litigation over its role as Qwest’s auditor, said in court documents filed Friday that a complaint brought by the Pennsylvania Public...
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