Any case that brings together an airline disaster plaintiffs lawyer from Miami; a former U.S. attorney general; Alan Dershowitz; the author of the RICO act; and Jonathan Schiller of Boies, Schiller & Flexner is bound to be a doozy. And indeed, the $22.5 billion suit filed in a Moscow court by Russia's Federal Customs Service against the Bank of New York Mellon two years ago has not disappointed. But like all good things, the so-called Russian RICO case must come to an end.
Settlement Talks Launched in $22.5 Billion Russian RICO Case Against Bank of New York
The American Lawyer
March 5, 2009