Exide's Pick Of King & Spalding For Probe Draws Scrutiny

Law360, Los Angeles (March 26, 2014, 8:46 PM ET) -- Exide Technologies Inc.'s creditors' committee told a Delaware federal bankruptcy judge Tuesday that King & Spalding LLP, which the bankrupt battery manufacturing giant wants to hire as an economic consultant for an antitrust investigation into lead price fixing, should be blocked from any part of a probe involving the firm's clients.

In a limited objection to the debtor's request to retain King & Spalding, the committee argued that the firm's current representation of affiliates of JP Morgan Chase and Goldman Sachs would be problematic in Exide's...
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