Dewey Execs Shouldn't Duck Securities Fraud, Insurer Says

Law360, San Francisco (November 20, 2013, 5:00 PM EST) -- Aviva Life and Annuity Co. shot back Wednesday at three former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP executives' bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing them of lying about the now-bankrupt firm's financial predicament when it issued $35 million in senior secured notes to Aviva, arguing its securities fraud claims are solid.

Aviva urged the Iowa federal court to keep the case alive and reject Steven Davis, Stephen DiCarmine and Joel Sanders' contention that Aviva signed away its right to sue over the failed securities when it sold them...
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