Refco Underwriters Look To Wilmer Hale For Defense

Law360, New York (December 6, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- As the web of litigation caused by the collapse of futures broker Refco expands to include investment banks, auditors, and attorneys, law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr finds itself in the thick of the investigation, representing several banks that financed Refco’s initial public offering.

The firm represents Credit Suisse First Boston, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and other members of the underwriting syndicate in the civil filed against Refco's underwriters after allegations of accounting fraud by top Refco executives surfaced in October.

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