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Rakoff denies request to file “secret agreements” in Petrobras settlement

By Mary Jacoby

07 February 2018

Rakoff denies request to file “secret agreements” in Petrobras settlement Petrobras Building in Rio de Janeiro iStock.com/dabldy

US District Judge Jed Rakoff criticised an attempt by lawyers who negotiated a proposed $2.95 billion class action securities settlement with Petrobras to keep parts of the deal under seal.