Dentons Wins Appeal Over Doc Disclosure In €6.5M Fraud Suit

Law360, London (October 2, 2019, 3:43 PM BST) -- An appeals court in London ruled Wednesday that attorney-client privilege continues to exist between Dentons Europe LLP and the now-dissolved company behind an alleged €6.5 million ($7.1 million) gold dust fraud, thwarting investors who wanted disclosure of confidential documents.

The win for the law firm comes amid litigation brought by some 240 individuals and small companies who claim that the shuttered company, Anabus Holdings Ltd., ran a gold-dust investment scam in 2010, which they allege closed within months and left most of them unpaid.

Salans LLP, a firm that was later merged with others to form Dentons, represented the Cypriot company at...

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