Judge Denies Amicus Brief In $1B Enron Litigation

Law360, New York (May 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The judge presiding over lawsuits brought by creditors of defunct Enron Corp. against investment banks has denied a bid by a securities industry group to file a brief in support of the defendants' motions to toss the cases.

Judge Arthur Gonzalez, of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, rejected a request by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association to submit a friend-of-the-court brief, saying the filing offered no new or helpful advice.

The group sought permission to weigh in on...
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