Paul Weiss Says NBPA Chief Is No Crook, But Issues Remain

Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 2:45 PM EST) -- An internal investigation of the National Basketball Players Association’s leadership and business practices conducted by Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP has cleared its executive director G. William “Billy” Hunter of criminal allegations, the firm said Thursday, but raised concerns about other questionable conduct.

Paul Weiss said it was retained by a special committee of the NBPA in April to investigate allegations of nepotism, conflicts of interest and the potential misuse of NBPA funds. The firm was also engaged to assist the union in an...
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