White & Case Attys May Be Witnesses In $800M Scam: DQ Bid

Law360, New York (May 3, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT) -- Businesses suing Royal Ahold NV and U.S. Foodservice Inc. over an alleged $800 million price-inflation scheme told a Connecticut federal judge Thursday that White & Case LLP attorneys witnessed the companies' actions and should be disqualified from defending them in multidistrict litigation.

Plaintiffs in the putative class action — Waterbury Hospital, Frankie's Franchise Systems Inc., Catholic Healthcare West and Thomas & King Inc. — said in a brief that the firm should be disqualified because it knew early on that Ahold unit U.S. Foodservice had decided...
To view the full article, register now.

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.