Zacadia Overreached In Herbalife $400M Estate, Court Says

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 5:19 PM EST) -- A California appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a jury's verdict in favor of trustees overseeing the $400 million estate of Herbalife International of America Inc.'s founder, who was accused of breaching the terms of a loan designed to reduce the estate's tax bill.

The California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, denied Zacadia Financial Ltd. Partnership's appeal that claimed Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Victor Chavez gave jurors improper instructions. Zacadia, which had been seeking $343 million in damages, was awarded nothing for alleged breaches of...
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