ZaZa Wants Court To Stop Ex-CFO From Wrecking Merger

Law360, New York (September 23, 2011, 7:54 PM EDT) -- Oil and gas company ZaZa Energy LLC on Friday requested a temporary restraining order to prevent its former chief financial officer from interfering with its planned merger with Toreador Resources Corp.

ZaZa asked a Texas court to stop ex-CFO Brian Nelson from carrying out his threats of canceling the financing deal he worked on for the company's merger with Toreador, announced in August.

Nelson quit Aug. 22 after being informed that under the new merged company, he would no longer serve as CFO and would be...
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