ABN Amro To Appeal Ruling Blocking LaSalle Deal

Law360, New York (May 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Dutch bank ABN Amro will appeal a Dutch court decision that blocked the sale of subsidiary LaSalle Bank to Bank of America Corp. until ABN shareholders vote on the deal.

“ABN Amro is of the view that it is in the interests of the company and its shareholders to launch such an appeal. Furthermore, this appeal is required under the contract with Bank of America,” the company said in a statement.

The Dutch court blocked the deal on May 3. The next day, Bank of America...
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