3rd Circ. Asks Pa. High Court To Mull 'In Pari Delicto'

Law360, New York (July 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has asked Pennsylvania's highest court to consider the application of the “in pari delicto” doctrine in a case brought by creditors of a bankrupt health care nonprofit that are seeking to recover damages from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP over the firm's alleged role in conspiring with the nonprofit's officers to defraud investors.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit last week asked the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to consider “important and unresolved questions” concerning the interaction between the...
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