News Corp. Taps UK Atty To Head Investigation Panel

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT) -- News Corp. said Monday that a veteran British commercial lawyer will chair a special committee the embattled media giant has set up to deal with the fallout from the growing phone-hacking scandal at its News of the World newspaper.

Anthony Grabiner, 66, will serve as the chairman of the management and standards committee, an independent body that will be responsible for cooperating with investigations stemming from the phone-hacking scandal, setting up new ethics standards and conducting its own probes, News Corp. said in a statement....
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