Biovail Pharmaceuticals fired Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman from its case against several hedge funds and Wall Street analysts Friday, as questions continued over whether the law firm knowingly used documents covered by a protective order to help bring the suit. At issue are documents that were part of a separate class action involving Banc of America Securities LLC. BAS claims Kasowitz Benson and Biovail used the material to pump up the case against the hedge funds.
Biovail Pharmaceuticals Fires Kasowitz Benson From High-Profile Case
The American Lawyer
March 26, 2007