Boies Schiller Reps Film Co. In 'Wolf Of Wall St.' Funding Suit

Law360, New York (August 3, 2016, 6:02 PM EDT) -- Boies Schiller & Flexner on Tuesday joined the fray of ongoing litigation by the U.S. Department of Justice surrounding allegedly ill-gotten funds that were funneled partially into the production of Martin Scorsese’s film "The Wolf Of Wall Street," as counsel to the film's producer, Red Granite Pictures.

Boies partner Matthew Schwartz filed an application with a California federal court to represent the West Hollywood-based production company, which has found itself embroiled in allegations that its co-founder Riza Aziz, who is also the step-son of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, used $64 million in looted state Malaysian funds to bankroll the movie....

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