Nixon Peabody May Have Dual Role In Bond Deal, City Says

Law360, New York (November 29, 2012, 12:00 AM EST) -- The city of Bell, Calif., said Thursday that emails produced in a dispute between the city and a Dexia NV/SA unit over a $35 million bond transaction that allegedly violated the False Claims Act appear to show that Nixon Peabody LLP was playing both sides of the deal.

Bell argues that emails Dexia handed over pursuant to a discovery request apparently reveal that Nixon Peabody had attorneys for both Bell and Dexia discussing the 2007 bond transaction.

In court documents filed in Dexia’s suit against Bell...
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