DC Circ. Mulls Merits Of Oil Tycoon's $500M Freshfields Suit

Law360, Washington (April 10, 2012, 7:10 PM ET) -- A D.C. Circuit panel told oil tycoon Jack J. Grynberg's company on Tuesday that it couldn't see the merits in its $500 million lawsuit claiming Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP had been a part of an alleged conspiracy with the Grenadian government to kill an oil exploration contract.

Grynberg's Denver-based company, RSM Production Corp., sued Freshfields claiming its representation of the Grenadian government in arbitration proceedings regarding the nixed contract implicated the firm in a conspiracy with another oil company, Global Petroleum Group Ltd., and corrupt Grenadian...
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