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Client Advisory: Second Circuit Rejects Ancillary Jurisdiction in Fee Indemnification Claim Against KPMG

In this White Collar Client Advisory, Jenner & Block Partners Andrew Weissmann, Robert R. Stauffer and Associate Thomas P. Monroe discuss the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit's ruling in Stein v. KPMG, LLP, in which the Court denied ancillary jurisdiction over certain civil claims brought against KPMG by former employees in a case arising out of pending litigation regarding the employees' alleged promotion of illegal tax shelters.