Quinn Emanuel Escapes DQ In Swaps Rigging Suits

Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 6:33 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge at a hearing Thursday denied a bid by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association Inc. to disqualify Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP from serving as lead counsel in multidistrict litigation over credit default swap, or CDS, market rigging, saying there was no conflict of interest.

District Judge Denise L. Cote of the Southern District said that though it is true Quinn Emanuel partner Daniel P. Cunningham served as counsel to the global trade organization, his work has no substantial relationship...
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