Punches Fly In Parmalat Witness Deposition Fight

Law360, New York (June 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The battle over witness depositions in the Parmalat securities litigation heated up on Wednesday, with the lead plaintiffs echoing a Parmalat subsidiary's Tuesday request to bar Bank of America Corp. from deposing a former director of Parmalat Capital Finance Ltd. in Milan.

The lead plaintiffs—Hermes Focus Asset Management Europe Ltd., Capital & Finance Asset Management, Solotrat, Societe Moderne des Terrassements Parisiens, Cattolica Partecipazioni SpA—said in court documents filed Wednesday that they joined in PCF's motion asking U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan to issue a protective order...
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