Judge Paul A. Crotty of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that defendant Salomon Brothers sufficiently proved that the fees it charged on nine of its mutual funds were justifiable in light of the funds’ superior performance and customer service, Dow Jones reports.

In so doing, he dismissed a lawsuit against the investment advisors and distributors to the funds.

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