Telecom Co. Appeal Late, Despite Missed Notice: 2nd Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (January 24, 2013, 9:29 PM ET) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday dismissed as untimely Communications Network International Ltd.’s bid to appeal a $2.4 million jury verdict in favor of affiliate MCI WorldCom Communications Inc. for unpaid telecommunications services, saying a district court “exceeded the bounds of its discretion” when it granted CNI more time to appeal.

In a split decision, the three-judge appellate panel ruled that CNI wouldn’t be able to appeal the September 2010 decision because W. Mark Mullineaux — a lawyer who represents the communications company — failed to update...
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Case Title

In re: Worldcom, Inc.


Case Number

1:08-cv-07254

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Bankruptcy Appeal (801)

Judge

George B. Daniels

Date Filed

August 15, 2008

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