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Former Equitable directors in court

The nine former non-executive directors of Equitable Life being sued
for damages by the failed insurer have appeared in court to request
the case be thrown out.

The hearing, which started on Monday, is expected to last four days.
The directors face a £3.3bn lawsuit with Equitable alleging
negligence and breach of duty by the directors in the lead up to the
insurer&#39s collapse.

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