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FDIC v. O’Melveny & Myers

FDIC v. O'Melveny & Myers, 61 F.3d 17 (9th Cir. 1995) (argued for FDIC) (on remand from the Supreme Court, holding under California law that FDIC as receiver was not subject to equitable defenses that could have been raised by the bank's law firm in a legal malpractice suit filed by the bank before failure—including imputation of the knowledge of wrongdoing insiders to the bank—notwithstanding the Supreme Court's refusal in O'Melveny & Myers v. FDIC, 512 U.S. 79 (1994) to fashion a federal common-law rule for FDIC to that effect)

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