West End Fights Bid To Appoint Ch. 11 Trustee

Law360, New York (March 30, 2011, 8:56 PM EDT) -- An attorney for West End Financial Advisors LLC told a New York bankruptcy judge Wednesday that the company's chief manager saved the company after a securities fraud scandal and shouldn't be replaced by a Chapter 11 trustee.

Former SNR Denton partner Raymond J. Heslin — who has overseen West End since it ceased operations in the wake of numerous fraud allegations against former management — worked with Herculean effort to stitch together lenders to replace what was taken through the alleged schemes, even though credit markets...
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