E&Y Unit Exits Suit Over Funds' Ponzi Investments

Law360, New York (October 7, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday dismissed accounting firm Ernst & Young LLC from a proposed class action targeting hedge funds that invested customer funds in Ponzi schemes run by Thomas J. Petters and Bernard L. Madoff.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup said the plaintiffs had failed to properly serve Ernst & Young LLC, which is based in the Isle of Man, mistakenly filing its complaint with Ernst & Young LLP in New York. Though both firms are part of the Ernst & Young brand, they...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Tuttle et al v. Sky Bell Asset Management LLC et al


Case Number

3:10-cv-03588

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

Judge

William Alsup

Date Filed

August 12, 2010

Law Firms

Companies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.