Warburg, North Pole Want Ex-CEO's China Exile Suit Nixed

Law360, New York (October 17, 2012, 10:18 PM EDT) -- Outdoor apparel maker North Pole Ltd. and parent Warburg Pincus LLC asked a Missouri federal judge Wednesday to toss a former North Pole CEO's suit that alleges the companies left him on the hook for debt obligations, forcing him to remain in China.

North Pole and Warburg Pincus filed several motions to dismiss the suit on grounds of failure to state a plausible claim, as well as arguments contending Missouri is an improper forum since no business transactions or tort claims can be linked to the...
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