Concerns that derivatives trouble could spill over into other areas at Bankers Trust New York Corp. were heightened by the latest developments in Procter & Gamble Co.'s lawsuit over the bank's derivatives sales practices.

The court released documents on Tuesday that reportedly include allegations of misleading statements by Bankers Trust's salespeople. The court also ruled that Procter & Gamble may add charges under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act - enabling the irate client to treble any damage award.

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