Trustee Wants Examiner, Not Allen & Overy, For AHM

Law360, New York (October 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A U.S. trustee asked the Delaware bankruptcy court Monday to appoint an examiner to look into suggestions of possible fraud at American Home Mortgage Holdings Inc. and to reject Allen & Overy LLP's application to counsel the fallen lender, saying the firm is marred by potential conflicts of interest.

Kelly Beaudin Stapleton said she needed more information from Allen & Overy before she would sign off on its application to provide special regulatory, securities and class action litigation counsel.

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