TITLE

Oh To Be a Class-Action Lawyer

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/27/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 45, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects a class-action lawsuit against private equity firms, filed on the back of the back of the Department of Justice inquiry into clubbing. It is stated that the class-action litigants are malignant remora. He suggests to talk about the reform and the implementation of the attorneys' ethics.
ACCESSION #
23254159

 

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