Federal Court Dismisses Effort by Wells Fargo to Take Over LDF’s Lake of the Torches EDC

Pretty incredible case. Wells Fargo, alleging financial improprieties by the EDC relating to an indentured trust, sought an order from the court appointing a receiver for the EDC. The EDC defended on grounds of sovereign immunity and that the trust had not been approved by the NIGC, apparently prevailing on the latter theory.

Here are the materials (the court has promised a written opinion “in due course”):

Wells Fargo Motion to Appoint Receiver

LDF Opposition to Motion to Appoint Receiver

Wells Fargo Reply re Motion to Appoint Receiver

Wells Fargo Supplemental Brief re Motion to Appoint Receiver

LDF Supplemental Response

Washburn Affidavit

Order of Dismissal LDF

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3 Responses to Federal Court Dismisses Effort by Wells Fargo to Take Over LDF’s Lake of the Torches EDC

  1. richard says:

    This is really bad

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