Regulators End J.P. Morgan Probe In Parmalat Case

Law360, New York (May 9, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Italian investigators have completed their probe into investment bank J.P. Morgan Chase’s role in the collapse of dairy giant Parmalat, an inquest that has resulted in allegations of fraudulent bankruptcy levied against two former J.P. Morgan managers and one current employee.

The investigation, kicked off after in 2003 after a massive accounting fraud scandal caused Parmalat’s spectacular downfall, was launched to determine the extent to which J.P. Morgan and other banks hastened the company’s bankruptcy.

After examining practices at the bank, regulators turned their attention to...
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