Questions for Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett LLP in connection with LDK’s Latest Inventory Issues.

Below is a link to a letter dated March 11, 2008 to Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett LLP, the independent counsel retained by LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) to manage its independent audit committee in late 2007.

The letter requests clarification from Simpson on the lingering issues surrounding the company’s inventories and disclosure policies.

Click here to review this letter.

Click here to review a December 11, 2007 letter to Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett LLP.

Posted in LDK Solar Co. Ltd.

Manuel Asensio doesn’t bet often. But when he does, it’s wise to pay attention.

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