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BNY Mellon Slams ‘Broken' Atty Relationship In Cert. Fight

Law360 (June 22, 2018, 9:30 PM EDT) -- The Bank of NY Mellon Corp. on Friday slammed a proposed class of trust beneficiaries’ bid for class certification in their suit accusing the bank of irresponsible investing and unauthorized tax preparation fees, claiming that lead counsel’s “irreconcilably broken” relationship with one of lead plaintiffs renders her an inadequate class representative.

The bank told a Massachusetts federal judge that it has long questioned beneficiary Ashby Henderson’s adequacy as a class representative, and that her apparent objections to a mostly unchallenged proposed settlement in the case prove...
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