Ex-Exec Says North Pole, Warburg Caused China Exile

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 7:12 PM EDT) -- The former CEO of North Pole Ltd. on Monday saw a Missouri federal court take up his contract suit accusing his former employer and its private equity firm owner of leaving him on the hook for the company’s debt obligations, forcing him to remain in China.

Steven M. Fleischli, who according to his suit remains in China because of his failure to pay off financial obligations owed by outdoor gear company North Pole and Warburg Pincus LLC — and the Chinese government’s subsequent confiscation of his...
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Case Information

Case Title

Fleischli v. North Pole US, LLC et al

Case Number



Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Arbitration


Catherine D. Perry

Date Filed

September 10, 2012

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