Goldman VP Can't Get Fees For Theft Case, 3rd Circ. Hears

Law360, Philadelphia (January 21, 2014, 2:12 PM EST) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. asked the Third Circuit on Tuesday to overturn an order forcing the company to advance legal fees to a former programmer being prosecuted for allegedly stealing its computer codes, arguing that he was not a director of the company.

An attorney for the company told the panel that the company should not have to pay fees for former employee Sergey Aleynikov, who faces charges in New York state court, claiming that although he held the title of vice president, he did not...
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