Saxena White Can't Lead FIFA Suit After Robbins Geller DQ

By Rachel Scharf (September 24, 2021, 2:39 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge who disqualified Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP from securities litigation related to the FIFA corruption scandal on Thursday rejected Saxena White PA's request to take over the case, chastising the firm for seeking continued advice from Robbins Geller.

U.S. District Judge Louis L. Stanton tossed Robbins Geller off the case in May, finding the firm committed fraud by failing to disclose short positions held by an investor leading a certified class action over bribes Mexican media company Grupo Televisa SAB allegedly paid to soccer's international governing body.

Saxena White asked on Sept. 16 to take...

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