Reps Urge DOJ To Deny Sacklers Releases In Purdue Ch. 11

Law360 (June 30, 2021, 10:23 p.m. EDT) – Two members of the House Monitoring and Reform Committee urged Attorney General Merrick Garland to oppose confirmation of drugmaker Purdue Pharma’s Chapter 11 plan , claiming to grant releases to company ownership would be inconsistent with the US Department of Justice’s position on non-debtor releases.

In the letter sent Tuesday, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, DN.Y., and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Calif., Said the Justice Department should use its creditor status in the case to vote for reject Purdue’s plan because it would release the claims of two dozen states against the Sackler family without the consent of those states …

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