Ex-Enron Execs Denied Attorney-Client Privilege

Law360, New York (August 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Marking a setback for a bankrupt Enron Corp. unit, a federal bankruptcy judge has ruled that communications between two former executives are not protected from disclosure by the attorney-client privilege under the crime-fraud exception.

The ruling, handed down last Friday by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Arthur Gonzalez in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, granted a motion by Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America to compel disclosure of communications between the two executives, former manager of finance David Thames and former...
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