Execs Blame Auditor In Comverse Backdating Suit

Law360, New York (February 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two defendants in the Comverse Technology Inc. options backdating litigation argue that if they are held liable in the case, Deloitte & Touche LLP should contribute to at least some of the damages based on its role as the company’s outside independent auditor.

William F. Sorin, Comverse’s former legal counsel, and Jacob “Kobi” Alexander, founder of Comverse’s predecessor, filed separate third-party complaints against Deloitte & Touche on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, which is overseeing the securities litigation...
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