Judge Puts Kibosh On BofA Suit Against ABN Amro

Law360 (July 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district judge has dismissed Bank of America Corp.'s breach of contract lawsuit against ABN Amro Holding NV over the sale of LaSalle Bank Corp. after a Dutch Supreme Court cleared issues regarding shareholder authority over the deal.

Judge P. Kevin Castel of the Southern District of New York on Friday granted Bank of America's request to dismiss the suit, which was filed after the Dutch Enterprise Court ruled that the LaSalle deal could not go forward without ABN shareholder approval. However, the Dutch Supreme Court...
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