Securities Docket News Wire for Dec. 14, 2008

  • Auditors hired by Fairfield Greenwich Group in 2001 to inspect Madoff’s operations found that “everything checked out.” http://is.gd/bHFm #
  • International victims of Madoff fraud blame “systemic failure of the regulatory and securities markets regime in the US.” http://is.gd/bHwE #
  • At least a third of the 300 members of the Palm Beach Country Club had money invested with Madoff. http://is.gd/bHpE #
  • Plaintiffs’ lawyer Brad Friedman: Many who were embarking on a comfortable retirement now left destitute by Madoff. http://is.gd/bFqZ #
  • Madoff exposure: Santander’s Optimal hedge fund (2.33 billion euros); BNP Paribas (350 million euros). http://is.gd/bFpB #
  • Account of SEC Enforcement Division intern’s “field trip” to Madoff’s firm in 2001. http://is.gd/bE8f #
  • Scorecard of known Madoff investors and what they lost. http://is.gd/bE64 #
  • Investigation Nation: The Pequot Insider Trading Case That Won’t End. http://is.gd/bE13 #
  • Summary of huge losses to clients around the globe from Madoff scheme. http://is.gd/bCvN #
  • Investment fund Ascot Fund Limited “has the vast majority of its assets invested in Madoff.” http://is.gd/bCtz #
  • Madoff’s sons claim not involved in Madoff’s asset mgmt business, had no knowledge of fraud before informed of it on Wed. http://is.gd/byf6 #