Law Firms Leaked Confidential Info In EU Antitrust Probe

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 2:03 PM EDT) -- The European Commission said on Tuesday that attorneys involved in an antitrust probe accidentally leaked confidential information to banks that are accused of manipulating the credit derivatives industry, using faulty software that failed to redact certain information that was provided to 13 of the world's largest lenders. 

Certain law firms representing companies in the commission’s case used “inadequate IT software” to redact confidential information from documents provided to the banks, Antoine Colombani, a spokesman for EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia, said during a press conference on...
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