YPF Seeks To Appeal Denial Of Bid To DQ White & Case

Law360 (April 21, 2021, 9:59 PM EDT) -- Argentine energy company YPF SA is pursuing a bid to disqualify White & Case LLP from representing the Maxus Liquidating Trust in a $14 billion environmental liability case despite a Delaware bankruptcy judge's pointed criticism of its arguments that an attorney who used to represent it was romantically linked with an attorney from the firm.

In several filings Tuesday, YPF sought leave to appeal the bankruptcy court's denial of its disqualification motion to the U.S. District Court in Delaware, but also pushed to leap directly to the Third Circuit, saying that U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher S. Sontchi's April 6 opinion brought...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!