Robbins Geller Case May Spur Change On Secret Witnesses

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 9:31 PM EST) -- A confidential witness scandal involving Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP has reignited debate in the securities bar over the widespread use of anonymous sources in class action suits, with some defense attorneys rooting for reform.

An Illinois federal judge is poised to decide whether to impose sanctions on Robbins Geller over its handling of confidential witness Bishnujee Singh. According to the firm, Singh initially claimed he had worked for The Boeing Co. and had firsthand knowledge of a securities fraud scheme, but later admitted he...
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