US firms to defend BA execs in price-fixing case
A raft of firms have bagged roles advising British Airways (BA) executives caught up in the price-fixing scandal which saw the airline agree to pay $300m (£150m) in fines to the Department of Justice (DoJ) yesterday (23 August). Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker and Covington & Burling are among a number of firms representing 10 past and present BA executives who are due to be publicly named by the end of the month as they face a possible US criminal probe by the DoJ for roles in the price-fixing cartel.
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