A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits against the auditing firm Grant Thornton International and Bank of America Corp. over the collapse of Parmalat Finanziaria SpA into bankruptcy in 2003.

In an order Friday, U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan in Manhattan dismissed a lawsuit by Enrico Bondi, chief executive of the reorganized Parmalat, against Grant Thornton and its U.S. business, Grant Thornton LLP. On Friday, the judge also dismissed separate lawsuits by a Parmalat subsidiary, Parmalat Capital Finance Ltd., against Bank of America and Grant Thornton.

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