We’ve reviewed the excerpts from the Aaron Charney deposition that were attached to Charney’s court filings from yesterday. We’ve culled out some highlights, so you can review them for yourself and reach your own conclusions.
(We realize, of course, that this is just Aaron Charney’s side of the story. But at this point, in the absence of deposition testimony from Gera Grinberg or any S&C lawyers, it’s all we’ve got. Obviously you should read it with the caveat that Charney isn’t exactly a disinterested witness.)
For starters, here’s Charney’s testimony about the alleged “we’ve represented the Nazis” comment by Sullivan & Cromwell partner Gandolfo “Vince” DiBlasi:
Additional juicy excerpts, after the jump.
On DiBlasi’s alleged demand that Aaron Charney destroy the hard drive of his computer:
On the Goldman Sachs documents that would up in the hands of the Wall Street Journal (which Charney claims to have mysteriously received through the mail, from an anonymous source):
On Gera Grinberg’s mysteriously disappeared notes from the January 31 settlement talks, last seen in the hands of the exceedingly prestigious Edward Gallion, which Charney claims corroborate the “Nazis” comment: