Italy: Scandal's sour aftertaste
The Parmalat fraud case is continuing to have an impact on Italy's legal community, with some lawyers raking in fees while others face civil suits and criminal prosecutions. Antony Collins reports on the scandal's fallout and its future implications
When the multi-billion-euro fraud scandal at Italian food giant Parmalat was unearthed in May 2003, not many observers envisaged the fallout would envelop the legal profession – for both the right and the wrong reasons.
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