CVR Loses Bid To Reignite Malpractice Fight With Wachtell

Law360 (October 11, 2019, 7:53 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge axed CVR Energy Inc.’s malpractice suit against Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz on Wednesday and said the oil company’s request to retool its complaint “blatantly disregards” an earlier order that limited the scope of revisions CVR was already allowed to make.

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Sullivan threw out CVR’s amended complaint, saying the Texas petroleum refiner had done "nothing more" than accuse Wachtell of "making the wrong choice” in a case centering on Carl Icahn's 2012 takeover of CVR.

Judge Sullivan also said CVR hadn’t given the court a good enough reason to reconsider the...

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